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Macadamia vs Macaroon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Macadamia and Macaroon

  • The amount of Vitamin B1, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Fiber, and Vitamin B6 in Macadamia is higher than in Macaroon.
  • Macadamia covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 98% more than Macaroon.
  • Macaroon has 11 times less Vitamin B3 than Macadamia. Macadamia has 2.473mg of Vitamin B3, while Macaroon has 0.22mg.
  • Macadamia contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw and Cookies, coconut macaroon.

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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 +1600%
Contains more Iron +350%
Contains more Magnesium +348.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.5%
Contains more Potassium +199.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Zinc +78.1%
Contains more Copper +181%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90%
Contains more Calcium +1600%
Contains more Iron +350%
Contains more Magnesium +348.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.5%
Contains more Potassium +199.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Zinc +78.1%
Contains more Copper +181%

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 E +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5875%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1024.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.5%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
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 0% 4% 0% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 3% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5875%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1024.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.5%
Contains more Folate +266.7%

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 Macaroon
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macadamia Macaroon Opinion
Net carbs 5.22g 56.12g Macaroon
Protein 7.91g 3.02g Macadamia
Fats 75.77g 22.55g Macadamia
Carbs 13.82g 61.22g Macaroon
Calories 718kcal 460kcal Macadamia
Starch 1.05g g Macadamia
Fructose 0.07g g Macadamia
Sugar 4.57g 45.16g Macadamia
Fiber 8.6g 5.1g Macadamia
Calcium 85mg 5mg Macadamia
Iron 3.69mg 0.82mg Macadamia
Magnesium 130mg 29mg Macadamia
Phosphorus 188mg 68mg Macadamia
Potassium 368mg 123mg Macadamia
Sodium 5mg 241mg Macadamia
Zinc 1.3mg 0.73mg Macadamia
Copper 0.756mg 0.269mg Macadamia
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.54mg 0.19mg Macadamia
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.2mg 0mg Macadamia
Vitamin B1 1.195mg 0.02mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162mg 0.06mg Macadamia
Vitamin B3 2.473mg 0.22mg Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0.758mg mg Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.275mg 0.096mg Macadamia
Folate 11µg 3µg Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.1µg Macaroon
Tryptophan 0.067mg mg Macadamia
Threonine 0.37mg mg Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.314mg mg Macadamia
Leucine 0.602mg mg Macadamia
Lysine 0.018mg mg Macadamia
Methionine 0.023mg mg Macadamia
Phenylalanine 0.665mg mg Macadamia
Valine 0.363mg mg Macadamia
Histidine 0.195mg mg Macadamia
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 12.061g 20.099g Macadamia
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877g 1.61g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502g 0.81g Macadamia

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Macadamia Macaroon
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
4
Macaroon
Mineral Summary Score
82
Macadamia
29
Macaroon

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
18%
Macaroon
Carbohydrates
14%
Macadamia
61%
Macaroon
Fats
350%
Macadamia
104%
Macaroon

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Sugar (difference - 40.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 236mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.038g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Macadamia
Macadamia is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Macadamia
Macadamia is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/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.