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Peanut vs Hazelnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Peanut and Hazelnut?

  • Peanut is higher in Vitamin B3, Folate, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus, yet Hazelnut is higher in Manganese, Copper, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K.
  • Hazelnut's daily need coverage for Manganese is 184% more.
  • Peanut has 7 times more Vitamin B3 than Hazelnut. While Peanut has 12.066mg of Vitamin B3, Hazelnut has only 1.8mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Hazelnut is lower.

We used Peanuts, all types, raw and Nuts, hazelnuts or filberts types 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 Phosphorus +29.7%
Contains more Zinc +33.5%
Contains more Calcium +23.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +50.8%
Equal in Iron - 4.7
Equal in Magnesium - 163
Equal in Potassium - 680
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 172% 120% 162% 63% 3% 90% 382%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 35% 177% 117% 125% 60% 0% 67% 575%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.7%
Contains more Zinc +33.5%
Contains more Calcium +23.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +50.8%
Equal in Iron - 4.7
Equal in Magnesium - 163
Equal in Potassium - 680

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
Peanut
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +570.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.5%
Contains more Folate +112.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.643
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 167% 0% 0% 160% 32% 227% 107% 81% 180% 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 2% 301% 0% 21% 161% 27% 34% 56% 130% 85% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +570.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.5%
Contains more Folate +112.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.643

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.
Peanut Hazelnut
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peanut Hazelnut Opinion
Net carbs 7.63g 7g Peanut
Protein 25.8g 14.95g Peanut
Fats 49.24g 60.75g Hazelnut
Carbs 16.13g 16.7g Hazelnut
Calories 567kcal 628kcal Hazelnut
Starch g 0.48g Hazelnut
Fructose g 0.07g Hazelnut
Sugar 4.72g 4.34g Hazelnut
Fiber 8.5g 9.7g Hazelnut
Calcium 92mg 114mg Hazelnut
Iron 4.58mg 4.7mg Hazelnut
Magnesium 168mg 163mg Peanut
Phosphorus 376mg 290mg Peanut
Potassium 705mg 680mg Peanut
Sodium 18mg 0mg Hazelnut
Zinc 3.27mg 2.45mg Peanut
Copper 1.144mg 1.725mg Hazelnut
Vitamin A 0IU 20IU Hazelnut
Vitamin E 8.33mg 15.03mg Hazelnut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 6.3mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B1 0.64mg 0.643mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.113mg Peanut
Vitamin B3 12.066mg 1.8mg Peanut
Vitamin B5 1.767mg 0.918mg Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.563mg Hazelnut
Folate 240µg 113µg Peanut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 14.2µg Hazelnut
Tryptophan 0.25mg 0.193mg Peanut
Threonine 0.883mg 0.497mg Peanut
Isoleucine 0.907mg 0.545mg Peanut
Leucine 1.672mg 1.063mg Peanut
Lysine 0.926mg 0.42mg Peanut
Methionine 0.317mg 0.221mg Peanut
Phenylalanine 1.377mg 0.663mg Peanut
Valine 1.082mg 0.701mg Peanut
Histidine 0.652mg 0.432mg Peanut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Hazelnut
Saturated Fat 6.279g 4.464g Hazelnut
Monounsaturated Fat 24.426g 45.652g Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 15.558g 7.92g Peanut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peanut Hazelnut
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
79
Peanut
71
Hazelnut
Mineral Summary Score
127
Peanut
144
Hazelnut

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
155%
Peanut
90%
Hazelnut
Carbohydrates
16%
Peanut
17%
Hazelnut
Fats
227%
Peanut
280%
Hazelnut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut
Peanut is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.815g)
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. Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172430/nutrients
  2. Hazelnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170581/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.