Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Peanut vs Pistachio - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

How are Peanut and Pistachio different?

  • Peanut is richer in Vitamin B3, Folate, Vitamin E , Manganese, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium, while Pistachio is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Pistachio covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 104% more than Peanut.
  • Peanut contains 9 times more Vitamin B3 than Pistachio. Peanut contains 12.066mg of Vitamin B3, while Pistachio contains 1.3mg.

Peanuts, all types, raw and Nuts, pistachio nuts, raw types were used in this article.

Infographic

Peanut vs Pistachio infographic
Infographic link

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 +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +38.8%
Contains more Zinc +48.6%
Contains more Calcium +14.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Contains more Potassium +45.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Copper +13.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 172% 120% 162% 63% 3% 90% 382%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 147% 87% 210% 91% 1% 60% 434%
Contains more Iron +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +38.8%
Contains more Zinc +48.6%
Contains more Calcium +14.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Contains more Potassium +45.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Copper +13.6%

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin E +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +828.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239.8%
Contains more Folate +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +388.5%
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 31% 58% 0% 19% 218% 37% 25% 32% 393% 39% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +828.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239.8%
Contains more Folate +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +388.5%

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 Pistachio
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 Peanut Pistachio Opinion
Net carbs 7.63g 16.57g Pistachio
Protein 25.8g 20.16g Peanut
Fats 49.24g 45.32g Peanut
Carbs 16.13g 27.17g Pistachio
Calories 567kcal 560kcal Peanut
Starch g 1.67g Pistachio
Fructose g 0.24g Pistachio
Sugar 4.72g 7.66g Peanut
Fiber 8.5g 10.6g Pistachio
Calcium 92mg 105mg Pistachio
Iron 4.58mg 3.92mg Peanut
Magnesium 168mg 121mg Peanut
Phosphorus 376mg 490mg Pistachio
Potassium 705mg 1025mg Pistachio
Sodium 18mg 1mg Pistachio
Zinc 3.27mg 2.2mg Peanut
Copper 1.144mg 1.3mg Pistachio
Vitamin A 0IU 516IU Pistachio
Vitamin E 8.33mg 2.86mg Peanut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 5.6mg Pistachio
Vitamin B1 0.64mg 0.87mg Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.16mg Pistachio
Vitamin B3 12.066mg 1.3mg Peanut
Vitamin B5 1.767mg 0.52mg Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 1.7mg Pistachio
Folate 240µg 51µg Peanut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Peanut
Tryptophan 0.25mg 0.251mg Pistachio
Threonine 0.883mg 0.684mg Peanut
Isoleucine 0.907mg 0.917mg Pistachio
Leucine 1.672mg 1.604mg Peanut
Lysine 0.926mg 1.138mg Pistachio
Methionine 0.317mg 0.36mg Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.377mg 1.092mg Peanut
Valine 1.082mg 1.249mg Pistachio
Histidine 0.652mg 0.512mg Peanut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 6.279g 5.907g Pistachio
Monounsaturated Fat 24.426g 23.257g Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 15.558g 14.38g Peanut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Peanut Pistachio
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
Pistachio
Mineral Summary Score
127
Peanut
132
Pistachio

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
121%
Pistachio
Carbohydrates
16%
Peanut
27%
Pistachio
Fats
227%
Peanut
209%
Pistachio

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.372g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pistachio
Pistachio is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.94g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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?
?
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. Pistachio - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170184/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.