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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 Iron +112.1%
Contains more Calcium +73.5%
Contains more Copper +79.1%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Contains more Potassium +51.6%
Contains more Magnesium +29.2%
Contains more Zinc +93.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 139% 26% 33% 93% 252% 36% 81% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 15% 50% 120% 141% 69% 144% 3%
Contains more Iron +112.1%
Contains more Calcium +73.5%
Contains more Copper +79.1%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Contains more Potassium +51.6%
Contains more Magnesium +29.2%
Contains more Zinc +93.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.2%

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 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 0% 0% 182% 0% 38% 45% 246% 69% 102% 0% 1% 66%
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 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 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

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Macadamia Peanut butter
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macadamia Peanut butter Opinion
Calories 718 598 Macadamia
Protein 7.91 22.21 Peanut butter
Fats 75.77 51.36 Macadamia
Vitamin C 1.2 0 Macadamia
Net carbs 5.21999979019165 17.309999465942383 Peanut butter
Carbs 13.82 22.31 Peanut butter
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.69 1.74 Macadamia
Calcium 85 49 Macadamia
Potassium 368 558 Peanut butter
Magnesium 130 168 Peanut butter
Sugar 4.57 10.49 Macadamia
Fiber 8.6 5 Macadamia
Copper 0.756 0.422 Macadamia
Zinc 1.3 2.51 Peanut butter
Starch 1.05 3.56 Peanut butter
Phosphorus 188 335 Peanut butter
Sodium 5 17 Macadamia
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.54 9.1 Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.195 0.15 Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162 0.192 Peanut butter
Vitamin B3 2.473 13.112 Peanut butter
Vitamin B5 0.758 1.137 Peanut butter
Vitamin B6 0.275 0.441 Peanut butter
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Peanut butter
Folate 11 87 Peanut butter
Trans Fat 0.075 Macadamia
Saturated Fat 12.061 10.325 Peanut butter
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877 25.941 Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502 12.535 Peanut butter
Tryptophan 0.067 0.231 Peanut butter
Threonine 0.37 0.525 Peanut butter
Isoleucine 0.314 0.616 Peanut butter
Leucine 0.602 1.546 Peanut butter
Lysine 0.018 0.681 Peanut butter
Methionine 0.023 0.265 Peanut butter
Phenylalanine 0.665 1.202 Peanut butter
Valine 0.363 0.782 Peanut butter
Histidine 0.195 0.557 Peanut butter
Fructose 0.07 0.12 Peanut butter

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.