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Macadamia vs Mixed nuts - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Macadamia and Mixed nuts different?

  • Macadamia is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin B1, while Mixed nuts are higher in Selenium, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, Zinc, Folate, and Copper.
  • Macadamia covers your daily need of Manganese 91% more than Mixed nuts.
  • Macadamia contains 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Mixed nuts. Macadamia contains 1.195mg of Vitamin B1, while Mixed nuts contain 0.189mg.

Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw and Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Contains more Calcium +37.6%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.6%
Contains more Potassium +71.7%
Contains more Zinc +158.5%
Contains more Copper +20%
Equal in Sodium - 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 36% 98% 164% 196% 56% 1% 92% 303%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Contains more Calcium +37.6%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.6%
Contains more Potassium +71.7%
Contains more Zinc +158.5%
Contains more Copper +20%
Equal in Sodium - 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 C +140%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +532.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1348.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28%
Contains more Folate +654.5%
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% 157% 0% 2% 48% 46% 145% 69% 82% 63% 0% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +140%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +532.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1348.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28%
Contains more Folate +654.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macadamia Mixed nuts Opinion
Net carbs 5.22g 14.05g Mixed nuts
Protein 7.91g 20.04g Mixed nuts
Fats 75.77g 53.95g Macadamia
Carbs 13.82g 21.05g Mixed nuts
Calories 718kcal 607kcal Macadamia
Starch 1.05g 4.2g Mixed nuts
Fructose 0.07g 0g Macadamia
Sugar 4.57g 4.15g Mixed nuts
Fiber 8.6g 7g Macadamia
Calcium 85mg 117mg Mixed nuts
Iron 3.69mg 2.61mg Macadamia
Magnesium 130mg 229mg Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 188mg 456mg Mixed nuts
Potassium 368mg 632mg Mixed nuts
Sodium 5mg 5mg
Zinc 1.3mg 3.36mg Mixed nuts
Copper 0.756mg 0.907mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin A 0IU 3IU Mixed nuts
Vitamin E 0.54mg 7.82mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.2mg 0.5mg Macadamia
Vitamin B1 1.195mg 0.189mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162mg 0.196mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 2.473mg 7.709mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 0.758mg 1.14mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.275mg 0.352mg Mixed nuts
Folate 11µg 83µg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 5.7µg Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.22mg Mixed nuts
Threonine 0.37mg 0.703mg Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.314mg 0.826mg Mixed nuts
Leucine 0.602mg 1.656mg Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.018mg 0.782mg Mixed nuts
Methionine 0.023mg 0.283mg Mixed nuts
Phenylalanine 0.665mg 1.182mg Mixed nuts
Valine 0.363mg 1.001mg Mixed nuts
Histidine 0.195mg 0.572mg Mixed nuts
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.055g Macadamia
Saturated Fat 12.061g 8.711g Mixed nuts
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877g 28.488g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502g 14.612g Mixed nuts

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Macadamia Mixed nuts
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
52
Mixed nuts
Mineral Summary Score
82
Macadamia
118
Mixed nuts

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
120%
Mixed nuts
Carbohydrates
14%
Macadamia
21%
Mixed nuts
Fats
350%
Macadamia
249%
Mixed nuts

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.42g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.35g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (5 mg)
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)

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. Mixed nuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170587/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.