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

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2091.7%
Contains more Folate +327.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.163
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283
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 3% 0% 0% 88% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 36% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +268%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2091.7%
Contains more Folate +327.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.163
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283

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 Castanea crenata
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 Castanea crenata Opinion
Net carbs 5.22g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Protein 7.91g 2.25g Macadamia
Fats 75.77g 0.53g Macadamia
Carbs 13.82g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Calories 718kcal 154kcal Macadamia
Starch 1.05g g Macadamia
Fructose 0.07g g Macadamia
Sugar 4.57g g Castanea crenata
Fiber 8.6g g Macadamia
Calcium 85mg 31mg Macadamia
Iron 3.69mg 1.45mg Macadamia
Magnesium 130mg 49mg Macadamia
Phosphorus 188mg 72mg Macadamia
Potassium 368mg 329mg Macadamia
Sodium 5mg 14mg Macadamia
Zinc 1.3mg 1.1mg Macadamia
Copper 0.756mg 0.562mg Macadamia
Vitamin A 0IU 37IU Castanea crenata
Vitamin E 0.54mg mg Macadamia
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.2mg 26.3mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B1 1.195mg 0.344mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162mg 0.163mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 2.473mg 1.5mg Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0.758mg 0.206mg Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.275mg 0.283mg Castanea crenata
Folate 11µg 47µg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.032mg Macadamia
Threonine 0.37mg 0.09mg Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.314mg 0.111mg Macadamia
Leucine 0.602mg 0.139mg Macadamia
Lysine 0.018mg 0.147mg Castanea crenata
Methionine 0.023mg 0.054mg Castanea crenata
Phenylalanine 0.665mg 0.088mg Macadamia
Valine 0.363mg 0.134mg Macadamia
Histidine 0.195mg 0.056mg Macadamia
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 12.061g 0.078g Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877g 0.278g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502g 0.138g Macadamia

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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 is lower in Sugar?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.