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Pistachio vs. Castanea crenata — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pistachio and Castanea crenata

  • Pistachio has more Vitamin B6, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Iron, Potassium, and Magnesium, while Castanea crenata has more Vitamin C, and Manganese.
  • Pistachio covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 109% more than Castanea crenata.
  • Pistachio contains 76 times more Saturated Fat than Castanea crenata. While Pistachio contains 5.907g of Saturated Fat, Castanea crenata contains only 0.078g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nuts, pistachio 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +238.7%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +580.6%
Contains more Potassium +211.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +131.3%
Contains more Manganese +32.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 147% 87% 210% 91% 1% 60% 434% 157% 39%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 55% 35% 31% 30% 2% 30% 188% 208% 0%
Contains more Calcium +238.7%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +580.6%
Contains more Potassium +211.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +131.3%
Contains more Manganese +32.6%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +1294.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +152.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +500.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +369.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.163
Equal in Folate - 47
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 31% 58% 0% 19% 218% 37% 25% 32% 393% 39% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 88% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 36% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1294.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +152.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +500.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +369.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.163
Equal in Folate - 47

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +796%
Contains more Fats +8450.9%
Contains more Other +231.1%
Contains more Carbs +28.5%
Contains more Water +1305.3%
20% 45% 27% 4% 3%
Protein: 20.16 g
Fats: 45.32 g
Carbs: 27.17 g
Water: 4.37 g
Other: 2.98 g
2% 35% 61%
Protein: 2.25 g
Fats: 0.53 g
Carbs: 34.91 g
Water: 61.41 g
Other: 0.9 g
Contains more Protein +796%
Contains more Fats +8450.9%
Contains more Other +231.1%
Contains more Carbs +28.5%
Contains more Water +1305.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +8265.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +10320.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.7%
14% 53% 33%
Saturated Fat: 5.907 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 23.257 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 14.38 g
16% 56% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.078 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.278 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.138 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +8265.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +10320.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pistachio 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pistachio Castanea crenata Opinion
Net carbs 16.57g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Protein 20.16g 2.25g Pistachio
Fats 45.32g 0.53g Pistachio
Carbs 27.17g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Calories 560kcal 154kcal Pistachio
Starch 1.67g Pistachio
Fructose 0.24g Pistachio
Sugar 7.66g Castanea crenata
Fiber 10.6g Pistachio
Calcium 105mg 31mg Pistachio
Iron 3.92mg 1.45mg Pistachio
Magnesium 121mg 49mg Pistachio
Phosphorus 490mg 72mg Pistachio
Potassium 1025mg 329mg Pistachio
Sodium 1mg 14mg Pistachio
Zinc 2.2mg 1.1mg Pistachio
Copper 1.3mg 0.562mg Pistachio
Manganese 1.2mg 1.591mg Castanea crenata
Selenium 7µg Pistachio
Vitamin A 516IU 37IU Pistachio
Vitamin A RAE 26µg 2µg Pistachio
Vitamin E 2.86mg Pistachio
Vitamin C 5.6mg 26.3mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B1 0.87mg 0.344mg Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.16mg 0.163mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 1.5mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.52mg 0.206mg Pistachio
Vitamin B6 1.7mg 0.283mg Pistachio
Folate 51µg 47µg Pistachio
Tryptophan 0.251mg 0.032mg Pistachio
Threonine 0.684mg 0.09mg Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.917mg 0.111mg Pistachio
Leucine 1.604mg 0.139mg Pistachio
Lysine 1.138mg 0.147mg Pistachio
Methionine 0.36mg 0.054mg Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.092mg 0.088mg Pistachio
Valine 1.249mg 0.134mg Pistachio
Histidine 0.512mg 0.056mg Pistachio
Saturated Fat 5.907g 0.078g Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 23.257g 0.278g Pistachio
Polyunsaturated fat 14.38g 0.138g Pistachio
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 14.091g Pistachio

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pistachio Castanea crenata
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
65%
Pistachio
27%
Castanea crenata
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
125%
Pistachio
59%
Castanea crenata

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.66g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.829g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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 ($2.6)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pistachio - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170184/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.