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Pistachio vs Macaroon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pistachio and Macaroon

  • The amount of Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Iron, Potassium, Fiber, Magnesium, and Vitamin E in Pistachio is higher than in Macaroon.
  • Pistachio covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 123% more than Macaroon.
  • Macaroon has 44 times less Vitamin B1 than Pistachio. Pistachio has 0.87mg of Vitamin B1, while Macaroon has 0.02mg.
  • Pistachio contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Nuts, pistachio nuts, raw and Cookies, coconut macaroon.

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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 +2000%
Contains more Iron +378%
Contains more Magnesium +317.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +620.6%
Contains more Potassium +733.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +201.4%
Contains more Copper +383.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 147% 87% 210% 91% 1% 60% 434%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90%
Contains more Calcium +2000%
Contains more Iron +378%
Contains more Magnesium +317.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +620.6%
Contains more Potassium +733.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +201.4%
Contains more Copper +383.3%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1405.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +490.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1670.8%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 31% 58% 0% 19% 218% 37% 25% 32% 393% 39% 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% 4% 0% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 3% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1405.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +490.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1670.8%
Contains more Folate +1600%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pistachio Macaroon Opinion
Net carbs 16.57g 56.12g Macaroon
Protein 20.16g 3.02g Pistachio
Fats 45.32g 22.55g Pistachio
Carbs 27.17g 61.22g Macaroon
Calories 560kcal 460kcal Pistachio
Starch 1.67g g Pistachio
Fructose 0.24g g Pistachio
Sugar 7.66g 45.16g Pistachio
Fiber 10.6g 5.1g Pistachio
Calcium 105mg 5mg Pistachio
Iron 3.92mg 0.82mg Pistachio
Magnesium 121mg 29mg Pistachio
Phosphorus 490mg 68mg Pistachio
Potassium 1025mg 123mg Pistachio
Sodium 1mg 241mg Pistachio
Zinc 2.2mg 0.73mg Pistachio
Copper 1.3mg 0.269mg Pistachio
Vitamin A 516IU 0IU Pistachio
Vitamin E 2.86mg 0.19mg Pistachio
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.6mg 0mg Pistachio
Vitamin B1 0.87mg 0.02mg Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.16mg 0.06mg Pistachio
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.22mg Pistachio
Vitamin B5 0.52mg mg Pistachio
Vitamin B6 1.7mg 0.096mg Pistachio
Folate 51µg 3µg Pistachio
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.1µg Macaroon
Tryptophan 0.251mg mg Pistachio
Threonine 0.684mg mg Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.917mg mg Pistachio
Leucine 1.604mg mg Pistachio
Lysine 1.138mg mg Pistachio
Methionine 0.36mg mg Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.092mg mg Pistachio
Valine 1.249mg mg Pistachio
Histidine 0.512mg mg Pistachio
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Macaroon
Saturated Fat 5.907g 20.099g Pistachio
Monounsaturated Fat 23.257g 1.61g Pistachio
Polyunsaturated fat 14.38g 0.81g Pistachio

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pistachio Macaroon
Low Fats diet ok
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
71
Pistachio
4
Macaroon
Mineral Summary Score
132
Pistachio
29
Macaroon

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
18%
Macaroon
Carbohydrates
27%
Pistachio
61%
Macaroon
Fats
209%
Pistachio
104%
Macaroon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Sugar (difference - 37.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 240mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.192g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/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.