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Macadamia vs Almond butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Macadamia and Almond butter?

  • Macadamia is richer in Vitamin B1, and Manganese, yet Almond butter is richer in Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Calcium, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Almond butter's daily need coverage for Vitamin E is 158% higher.
  • Macadamia has 29 times more Vitamin B1 than Almond butter. Macadamia has 1.195mg of Vitamin B1, while Almond butter has 0.041mg.
  • Almond butter contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw and Nuts, almond butter, plain, without salt added types in this comparison.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +308.2%
Contains more Magnesium +114.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.2%
Contains more Potassium +103.3%
Contains more Zinc +153.1%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Equal in Iron - 3.49
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 105% 131% 200% 218% 66% 1% 90% 312%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +308.2%
Contains more Magnesium +114.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.2%
Contains more Potassium +103.3%
Contains more Zinc +153.1%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Equal in Iron - 3.49

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2814.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +138.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +167%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +479.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.6%
Contains more Folate +381.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 11% 0% 4% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 9% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 485% 0% 0% 11% 217% 60% 20% 24% 40% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2814.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +138.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +167%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +479.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.6%
Contains more Folate +381.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Macadamia Almond butter
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macadamia Almond butter Opinion
Net carbs 5.22g 8.52g Almond butter
Protein 7.91g 20.96g Almond butter
Fats 75.77g 55.5g Macadamia
Carbs 13.82g 18.82g Almond butter
Calories 718kcal 614kcal Macadamia
Starch 1.05g 0.08g Macadamia
Fructose 0.07g 0g Macadamia
Sugar 4.57g 4.43g Almond butter
Fiber 8.6g 10.3g Almond butter
Calcium 85mg 347mg Almond butter
Iron 3.69mg 3.49mg Macadamia
Magnesium 130mg 279mg Almond butter
Phosphorus 188mg 508mg Almond butter
Potassium 368mg 748mg Almond butter
Sodium 5mg 7mg Macadamia
Zinc 1.3mg 3.29mg Almond butter
Copper 0.756mg 0.934mg Almond butter
Vitamin A 0IU 1IU Almond butter
Vitamin E 0.54mg 24.21mg Almond butter
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.2mg 0mg Macadamia
Vitamin B1 1.195mg 0.041mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162mg 0.939mg Almond butter
Vitamin B3 2.473mg 3.155mg Almond butter
Vitamin B5 0.758mg 0.318mg Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.275mg 0.103mg Macadamia
Folate 11µg 53µg Almond butter
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Almond butter
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.159mg Almond butter
Threonine 0.37mg 0.555mg Almond butter
Isoleucine 0.314mg 0.813mg Almond butter
Leucine 0.602mg 1.483mg Almond butter
Lysine 0.018mg 0.612mg Almond butter
Methionine 0.023mg 0.122mg Almond butter
Phenylalanine 0.665mg 1.149mg Almond butter
Valine 0.363mg 0.937mg Almond butter
Histidine 0.195mg 0.55mg Almond butter
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 12.061g 4.152g Almond butter
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877g 32.445g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502g 13.613g Almond butter

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Macadamia Almond butter
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
43
Macadamia
71
Almond butter
Mineral Summary Score
82
Macadamia
140
Almond butter

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
47%
Macadamia
126%
Almond butter
Carbohydrates
14%
Macadamia
19%
Almond butter
Fats
350%
Macadamia
256%
Almond butter

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.14g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.909g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond butter
Almond butter is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/nutrients
  2. Almond butter - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168588/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.