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Macadamia vs Peanut butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Macadamia and Peanut butter different?

  • Macadamia is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, Iron, and Fiber, however Peanut butter is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, Folate, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Macadamia is 107% higher.
  • Macadamia contains 8 times more Vitamin B1 than Peanut butter. While Macadamia contains 1.195mg of Vitamin B1, Peanut butter contains only 0.15mg.

Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw and Peanut butter, smooth style, without salt are the varieties 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 Calcium +73.5%
Contains more Iron +112.1%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Contains more Copper +79.1%
Contains more Magnesium +29.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.2%
Contains more Potassium +51.6%
Contains more Zinc +93.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 66% 120% 144% 50% 3% 69% 141%
Contains more Calcium +73.5%
Contains more Iron +112.1%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Contains more Copper +79.1%
Contains more Magnesium +29.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.2%
Contains more Potassium +51.6%
Contains more Zinc +93.1%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +696.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1585.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +430.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.4%
Contains more Folate +690.9%
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% 182% 0% 0% 38% 45% 246% 69% 102% 66% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +696.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1585.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +430.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.4%
Contains more Folate +690.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macadamia Peanut butter Opinion
Net carbs 5.22g 17.31g Peanut butter
Protein 7.91g 22.21g Peanut butter
Fats 75.77g 51.36g Macadamia
Carbs 13.82g 22.31g Peanut butter
Calories 718kcal 598kcal Macadamia
Starch 1.05g 3.56g Peanut butter
Fructose 0.07g 0.12g Peanut butter
Sugar 4.57g 10.49g Macadamia
Fiber 8.6g 5g Macadamia
Calcium 85mg 49mg Macadamia
Iron 3.69mg 1.74mg Macadamia
Magnesium 130mg 168mg Peanut butter
Phosphorus 188mg 335mg Peanut butter
Potassium 368mg 558mg Peanut butter
Sodium 5mg 17mg Macadamia
Zinc 1.3mg 2.51mg Peanut butter
Copper 0.756mg 0.422mg Macadamia
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.54mg 9.1mg Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.2mg 0mg Macadamia
Vitamin B1 1.195mg 0.15mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162mg 0.192mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B3 2.473mg 13.112mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B5 0.758mg 1.137mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B6 0.275mg 0.441mg Peanut butter
Folate 11µg 87µg Peanut butter
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.3µg Peanut butter
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.231mg Peanut butter
Threonine 0.37mg 0.525mg Peanut butter
Isoleucine 0.314mg 0.616mg Peanut butter
Leucine 0.602mg 1.546mg Peanut butter
Lysine 0.018mg 0.681mg Peanut butter
Methionine 0.023mg 0.265mg Peanut butter
Phenylalanine 0.665mg 1.202mg Peanut butter
Valine 0.363mg 0.782mg Peanut butter
Histidine 0.195mg 0.557mg Peanut butter
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.075g Macadamia
Saturated Fat 12.061g 10.325g Peanut butter
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877g 25.941g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502g 12.535g Peanut butter

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Macadamia Peanut butter
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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
62
Peanut butter
Mineral Summary Score
82
Macadamia
76
Peanut butter

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
133%
Peanut butter
Carbohydrates
14%
Macadamia
22%
Peanut butter
Fats
350%
Macadamia
237%
Peanut butter

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.736g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Peanut butter - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172470/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.