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Peanut vs Macadamia - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Peanut and Macadamia different?

  • Peanut is richer in Vitamin B3, Folate, Vitamin E , Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, while Macadamia is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B1.
  • Macadamia covers your daily need of Manganese 96% more than Peanut.
  • Peanut contains 22 times more Folate than Macadamia. Peanut contains 240µg of Folate, while Macadamia contains 11µg.
  • Peanut is lower in Saturated Fat.

Peanuts, all types, raw and Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw 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
Peanut
7
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Contains more Iron +24.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.6%
Contains more Magnesium +29.2%
Contains more Copper +51.3%
Contains more Zinc +151.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -72.2%
Equal in Calcium - 85
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 172% 28% 63% 120% 382% 90% 162% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 139% 26% 33% 93% 252% 36% 81% 1%
Contains more Iron +24.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.6%
Contains more Magnesium +29.2%
Contains more Copper +51.3%
Contains more Zinc +151.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -72.2%
Equal in Calcium - 85

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin E +1442.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +387.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.5%
Contains more Folate +2081.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 167% 0% 160% 32% 227% 107% 81% 0% 0% 180%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 0% 11% 0% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin E +1442.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +387.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.5%
Contains more Folate +2081.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%

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
43
Macadamia
Mineral Summary Score
127
Peanut
82
Macadamia

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
47%
Macadamia
Carbohydrates
16%
Peanut
14%
Macadamia
Fats
227%
Peanut
350%
Macadamia

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peanut Macadamia
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 lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.782g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut
Peanut is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peanut
Peanut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peanut Macadamia Opinion
Calories 567 718 Macadamia
Protein 25.8 7.91 Peanut
Fats 49.24 75.77 Macadamia
Vitamin C 0 1.2 Macadamia
Carbs 16.13 13.82 Peanut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.58 3.69 Peanut
Calcium 92 85 Peanut
Potassium 705 368 Peanut
Magnesium 168 130 Peanut
Sugar 4.72 4.57 Macadamia
Fiber 8.5 8.6 Macadamia
Copper 1.144 0.756 Peanut
Zinc 3.27 1.3 Peanut
Starch 1.05 Macadamia
Phosphorus 376 188 Peanut
Sodium 18 5 Macadamia
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 8.33 0.54 Peanut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.64 1.195 Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.135 0.162 Macadamia
Vitamin B3 12.066 2.473 Peanut
Vitamin B5 1.767 0.758 Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.275 Peanut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Peanut
Folate 240 11 Peanut
Trans Fat 0 Macadamia
Saturated Fat 6.279 12.061 Peanut
Monounsaturated Fat 24.426 58.877 Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 15.558 1.502 Peanut
Tryptophan 0.25 0.067 Peanut
Threonine 0.883 0.37 Peanut
Isoleucine 0.907 0.314 Peanut
Leucine 1.672 0.602 Peanut
Lysine 0.926 0.018 Peanut
Methionine 0.317 0.023 Peanut
Phenylalanine 1.377 0.665 Peanut
Valine 1.082 0.363 Peanut
Histidine 0.652 0.195 Peanut
Fructose 0.07 Macadamia

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. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/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.