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Pistachio vs Mixed nuts - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pistachio and Mixed nuts different?

  • Pistachio is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Copper, Iron, and Fiber, while Mixed nuts are higher in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Manganese, Vitamin E , and Magnesium.
  • Pistachio covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 104% more than Mixed nuts.
  • Pistachio contains 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Mixed nuts. Pistachio contains 0.87mg of Vitamin B1, while Mixed nuts contain 0.189mg.

Nuts, pistachio nuts, raw and Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added types were 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 +50.2%
Contains more Potassium +62.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Magnesium +89.3%
Contains more Zinc +52.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 456
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 147% 87% 210% 91% 1% 60% 434%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 98% 164% 196% 56% 1% 92% 303%
Contains more Iron +50.2%
Contains more Potassium +62.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Magnesium +89.3%
Contains more Zinc +52.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 456

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 +17100%
Contains more Vitamin C +1020%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +360.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +383%
Contains more Vitamin E +173.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +493%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +119.2%
Contains more Folate +62.7%
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 1% 157% 0% 2% 48% 46% 145% 69% 82% 63% 0% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +17100%
Contains more Vitamin C +1020%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +360.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +383%
Contains more Vitamin E +173.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +493%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +119.2%
Contains more Folate +62.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pistachio Mixed nuts Opinion
Net carbs 16.57g 14.05g Pistachio
Protein 20.16g 20.04g Pistachio
Fats 45.32g 53.95g Mixed nuts
Carbs 27.17g 21.05g Pistachio
Calories 560kcal 607kcal Mixed nuts
Starch 1.67g 4.2g Mixed nuts
Fructose 0.24g 0g Pistachio
Sugar 7.66g 4.15g Mixed nuts
Fiber 10.6g 7g Pistachio
Calcium 105mg 117mg Mixed nuts
Iron 3.92mg 2.61mg Pistachio
Magnesium 121mg 229mg Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 490mg 456mg Pistachio
Potassium 1025mg 632mg Pistachio
Sodium 1mg 5mg Pistachio
Zinc 2.2mg 3.36mg Mixed nuts
Copper 1.3mg 0.907mg Pistachio
Vitamin A 516IU 3IU Pistachio
Vitamin E 2.86mg 7.82mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.6mg 0.5mg Pistachio
Vitamin B1 0.87mg 0.189mg Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.16mg 0.196mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 7.709mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 0.52mg 1.14mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 1.7mg 0.352mg Pistachio
Folate 51µg 83µg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 5.7µg Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.251mg 0.22mg Pistachio
Threonine 0.684mg 0.703mg Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.917mg 0.826mg Pistachio
Leucine 1.604mg 1.656mg Mixed nuts
Lysine 1.138mg 0.782mg Pistachio
Methionine 0.36mg 0.283mg Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.092mg 1.182mg Mixed nuts
Valine 1.249mg 1.001mg Pistachio
Histidine 0.512mg 0.572mg Mixed nuts
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.055g Pistachio
Saturated Fat 5.907g 8.711g Pistachio
Monounsaturated Fat 23.257g 28.488g Mixed nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 14.38g 14.612g Mixed nuts

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pistachio Mixed nuts
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
52
Mixed nuts
Mineral Summary Score
132
Pistachio
118
Mixed nuts

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
120%
Mixed nuts
Carbohydrates
27%
Pistachio
21%
Mixed nuts
Fats
209%
Pistachio
249%
Mixed nuts

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.804g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pistachio
Pistachio is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.51g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts 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.
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. Mixed nuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170587/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.