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Macadamia vs Castanea crenata - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Macadamia and Castanea crenata

  • Macadamia has more Manganese, Vitamin B1, Iron, Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Vitamin B5, while Castanea crenata has more Vitamin C and Folate.
  • Macadamia covers your daily need of Manganese 110% more than Castanea crenata.
  • Macadamia contains 155 times more Saturated Fat than Castanea crenata. While Macadamia contains 12.061g of Saturated Fat, Castanea crenata contains only 0.078g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw and Nuts, chestnuts, japanese, raw.

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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
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Contains more Iron +154.5%
Contains more Calcium +174.2%
Contains more Potassium +11.9%
Contains more Magnesium +165.3%
Contains more Copper +34.5%
Contains more Zinc +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +161.1%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 139% 26% 33% 93% 252% 36% 81% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 10% 30% 35% 188% 30% 31% 2%
Contains more Iron +154.5%
Contains more Calcium +174.2%
Contains more Potassium +11.9%
Contains more Magnesium +165.3%
Contains more Copper +34.5%
Contains more Zinc +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +161.1%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%

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 B1 +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +268%
Contains more Vitamin C +2091.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +327.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.163
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 0% 11% 0% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 0% 0% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 88% 3% 0% 0% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 0% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +268%
Contains more Vitamin C +2091.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +327.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.163
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
43
Macadamia
30
Castanea crenata
Mineral Summary Score
82
Macadamia
47
Castanea crenata

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 the food
Protein
47%
Macadamia
14%
Castanea crenata
Carbohydrates
14%
Macadamia
35%
Castanea crenata
Fats
350%
Macadamia
2%
Castanea crenata

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Macadamia Castanea crenata
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata contains less Sugars (difference - 4.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.983g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Macadamia Castanea crenata Opinion
Calories 718 154 Macadamia
Protein 7.91 2.25 Macadamia
Fats 75.77 0.53 Macadamia
Vitamin C 1.2 26.3 Castanea crenata
Carbs 13.82 34.91 Castanea crenata
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.69 1.45 Macadamia
Calcium 85 31 Macadamia
Potassium 368 329 Macadamia
Magnesium 130 49 Macadamia
Sugars 4.57 Castanea crenata
Fiber 8.6 Macadamia
Copper 0.756 0.562 Macadamia
Zinc 1.3 1.1 Macadamia
Starch 1.05 Macadamia
Phosphorus 188 72 Macadamia
Sodium 5 14 Macadamia
Vitamin A 0 37 Castanea crenata
Vitamin E 0.54 Macadamia
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.195 0.344 Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162 0.163 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 2.473 1.5 Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0.758 0.206 Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.275 0.283 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 11 47 Castanea crenata
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 12.061 0.078 Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877 0.278 Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502 0.138 Macadamia
Tryptophan 0.067 0.032 Macadamia
Threonine 0.37 0.09 Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.314 0.111 Macadamia
Leucine 0.602 0.139 Macadamia
Lysine 0.018 0.147 Castanea crenata
Methionine 0.023 0.054 Castanea crenata
Phenylalanine 0.665 0.088 Macadamia
Valine 0.363 0.134 Macadamia
Histidine 0.195 0.056 Macadamia
Fructose 0.07 Macadamia

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Castanea crenata - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169413/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.