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Macadamia vs. Beechnuts — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Macadamia and Beechnuts different?

  • Macadamia is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, while Beechnuts are higher in Vitamin B6, Folate, Potassium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin C.
  • Macadamia covers your daily need of Manganese 121% more than Beechnuts.
  • Beechnuts are lower in Saturated Fat.

Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw and Nuts, beechnuts, dried types were used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +8400%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -86.8%
Contains more Zinc +261.1%
Contains more Copper +12.8%
Contains more Manganese +208.1%
Contains more Potassium +176.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252% 539% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 93% 0% 0% 90% 5% 10% 224% 175% 0%
Contains more Calcium +8400%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -86.8%
Contains more Zinc +261.1%
Contains more Copper +12.8%
Contains more Manganese +208.1%
Contains more Potassium +176.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +293.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182%
Contains more Vitamin C +1191.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +129%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.7%
Contains more Folate +927.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 11% 0% 4% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 52% 76% 86% 17% 56% 158% 85% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +293.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182%
Contains more Vitamin C +1191.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +129%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.7%
Contains more Folate +927.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +27.6%
Contains more Fats +51.5%
Contains more Carbs +142.4%
Contains more Water +385.3%
Contains more Other +224.6%
8% 76% 14%
Protein: 7.91 g
Fats: 75.77 g
Carbs: 13.82 g
Water: 1.36 g
Other: 1.14 g
6% 50% 34% 7% 4%
Protein: 6.2 g
Fats: 50 g
Carbs: 33.5 g
Water: 6.6 g
Other: 3.7 g
Contains more Protein +27.6%
Contains more Fats +51.5%
Contains more Carbs +142.4%
Contains more Water +385.3%
Contains more Other +224.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +168.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1237.5%
17% 81% 2%
Saturated Fat: 12.061 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 58.877 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.502 g
12% 46% 42%
Saturated Fat: 5.719 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 21.892 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 20.089 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +168.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1237.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Macadamia Beechnuts
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macadamia Beechnuts Opinion
Net carbs 5.22g 33.5g Beechnuts
Protein 7.91g 6.2g Macadamia
Fats 75.77g 50g Macadamia
Carbs 13.82g 33.5g Beechnuts
Calories 718kcal 576kcal Macadamia
Starch 1.05g Macadamia
Fructose 0.07g Macadamia
Sugar 4.57g Beechnuts
Fiber 8.6g Macadamia
Calcium 85mg 1mg Macadamia
Iron 3.69mg 2.46mg Macadamia
Magnesium 130mg 0mg Macadamia
Phosphorus 188mg 0mg Macadamia
Potassium 368mg 1017mg Beechnuts
Sodium 5mg 38mg Macadamia
Zinc 1.3mg 0.36mg Macadamia
Copper 0.756mg 0.67mg Macadamia
Manganese 4.131mg 1.341mg Macadamia
Selenium 3.6µg Macadamia
Vitamin E 0.54mg Macadamia
Vitamin C 1.2mg 15.5mg Beechnuts
Vitamin B1 1.195mg 0.304mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162mg 0.371mg Beechnuts
Vitamin B3 2.473mg 0.877mg Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0.758mg 0.925mg Beechnuts
Vitamin B6 0.275mg 0.684mg Beechnuts
Folate 11µg 113µg Beechnuts
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.069mg Beechnuts
Threonine 0.37mg 0.221mg Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.314mg 0.245mg Macadamia
Leucine 0.602mg 0.367mg Macadamia
Lysine 0.018mg 0.367mg Beechnuts
Methionine 0.023mg 0.146mg Beechnuts
Phenylalanine 0.665mg 0.262mg Macadamia
Valine 0.363mg 0.346mg Macadamia
Histidine 0.195mg 0.172mg Macadamia
Saturated Fat 12.061g 5.719g Beechnuts
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877g 21.892g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502g 20.089g Beechnuts

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Macadamia Beechnuts
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
40%
Macadamia
41%
Beechnuts
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
122%
Macadamia
60%
Beechnuts

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Macadamia
Macadamia is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beechnuts
Beechnuts is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beechnuts
Beechnuts is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.342g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beechnuts
Beechnuts is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Beechnuts
Beechnuts is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/nutrients
  2. Beechnuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170161/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.