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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Calcium +238.7%
Contains more Potassium +211.6%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Copper +131.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +580.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 147% 32% 91% 87% 434% 60% 210% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 10% 30% 35% 188% 30% 31% 2%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Calcium +238.7%
Contains more Potassium +211.6%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Copper +131.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +580.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%

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 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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 31% 58% 0% 218% 37% 25% 32% 393% 0% 0% 39%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 88% 3% 0% 0% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 0% 0% 36%
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

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.
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
Calories 560kcal 154kcal Pistachio
Protein 20.16g 2.25g Pistachio
Fats 45.32g 0.53g Pistachio
Vitamin C 5.6mg 26.3mg Castanea crenata
Net carbs 16.57g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Carbs 27.17g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 3.92mg 1.45mg Pistachio
Calcium 105mg 31mg Pistachio
Potassium 1025mg 329mg Pistachio
Magnesium 121mg 49mg Pistachio
Sugar 7.66g g Castanea crenata
Fiber 10.6g g Pistachio
Copper 1.3mg 0.562mg Pistachio
Zinc 2.2mg 1.1mg Pistachio
Starch 1.67g g Pistachio
Phosphorus 490mg 72mg Pistachio
Sodium 1mg 14mg Pistachio
Vitamin A 516IU 37IU Pistachio
Vitamin E 2.86mg mg Pistachio
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Folate 51µg 47µg Pistachio
Trans Fat 0g g Castanea crenata
Saturated Fat 5.907g 0.078g Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 23.257g 0.278g Pistachio
Polyunsaturated fat 14.38g 0.138g 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
Fructose 0.24g g Pistachio

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Pistachio Castanea crenata
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
71
Pistachio
30
Castanea crenata
Mineral Summary Score
132
Pistachio
47
Castanea crenata

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
121%
Pistachio
14%
Castanea crenata
Carbohydrates
27%
Pistachio
35%
Castanea crenata
Fats
209%
Pistachio
2%
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 - 15)
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

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. 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.