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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
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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

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
121%
Pistachio
14%
Castanea crenata
Carbohydrates
27%
Pistachio
35%
Castanea crenata
Fats
209%
Pistachio
2%
Castanea crenata

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pistachio Castanea crenata
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 richer in minerals?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pistachio Castanea crenata Opinion
Calories 560 154 Pistachio
Protein 20.16 2.25 Pistachio
Fats 45.32 0.53 Pistachio
Vitamin C 5.6 26.3 Castanea crenata
Carbs 27.17 34.91 Castanea crenata
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.92 1.45 Pistachio
Calcium 105 31 Pistachio
Potassium 1025 329 Pistachio
Magnesium 121 49 Pistachio
Sugars 7.66 Castanea crenata
Fiber 10.6 Pistachio
Copper 1.3 0.562 Pistachio
Zinc 2.2 1.1 Pistachio
Starch 1.67 Pistachio
Phosphorus 490 72 Pistachio
Sodium 1 14 Pistachio
Vitamin A 516 37 Pistachio
Vitamin E 2.86 Pistachio
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.87 0.344 Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.16 0.163 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 1.3 1.5 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.52 0.206 Pistachio
Vitamin B6 1.7 0.283 Pistachio
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 51 47 Pistachio
Trans Fat 0 Castanea crenata
Saturated Fat 5.907 0.078 Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 23.257 0.278 Pistachio
Polyunsaturated fat 14.38 0.138 Pistachio
Tryptophan 0.251 0.032 Pistachio
Threonine 0.684 0.09 Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.917 0.111 Pistachio
Leucine 1.604 0.139 Pistachio
Lysine 1.138 0.147 Pistachio
Methionine 0.36 0.054 Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.092 0.088 Pistachio
Valine 1.249 0.134 Pistachio
Histidine 0.512 0.056 Pistachio
Fructose 0.24 Pistachio

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.