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Peanut butter vs Macaroon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Peanut butter and Macaroon?

  • The amount of Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Folate, Copper, Zinc, and Potassium in Peanut butter is higher than in Macaroon.
  • Peanut butter's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 81% more.
  • Macaroon contains 48 times less Vitamin E than Peanut butter. Peanut butter contains 9.1mg of Vitamin E , while Macaroon contains 0.19mg.
  • Peanut butter has less Saturated Fat.

We used Peanut butter, smooth style, without salt and Cookies, coconut macaroon 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 Calcium +880%
Contains more Iron +112.2%
Contains more Magnesium +479.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +392.6%
Contains more Potassium +353.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +243.8%
Contains more Copper +56.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 66% 120% 144% 50% 3% 69% 141%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90%
Contains more Calcium +880%
Contains more Iron +112.2%
Contains more Magnesium +479.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +392.6%
Contains more Potassium +353.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +243.8%
Contains more Copper +56.9%

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 E +4689.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5860%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +359.4%
Contains more Folate +2800%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 182% 0% 0% 38% 45% 246% 69% 102% 66% 0% 1%
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 E +4689.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5860%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +359.4%
Contains more Folate +2800%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%

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.
Peanut butter 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 Peanut butter Macaroon Opinion
Net carbs 17.31g 56.12g Macaroon
Protein 22.21g 3.02g Peanut butter
Fats 51.36g 22.55g Peanut butter
Carbs 22.31g 61.22g Macaroon
Calories 598kcal 460kcal Peanut butter
Starch 3.56g g Peanut butter
Fructose 0.12g g Peanut butter
Sugar 10.49g 45.16g Peanut butter
Fiber 5g 5.1g Macaroon
Calcium 49mg 5mg Peanut butter
Iron 1.74mg 0.82mg Peanut butter
Magnesium 168mg 29mg Peanut butter
Phosphorus 335mg 68mg Peanut butter
Potassium 558mg 123mg Peanut butter
Sodium 17mg 241mg Peanut butter
Zinc 2.51mg 0.73mg Peanut butter
Copper 0.422mg 0.269mg Peanut butter
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 9.1mg 0.19mg Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.02mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B2 0.192mg 0.06mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B3 13.112mg 0.22mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B5 1.137mg mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B6 0.441mg 0.096mg Peanut butter
Folate 87µg 3µg Peanut butter
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 1.1µg Macaroon
Tryptophan 0.231mg mg Peanut butter
Threonine 0.525mg mg Peanut butter
Isoleucine 0.616mg mg Peanut butter
Leucine 1.546mg mg Peanut butter
Lysine 0.681mg mg Peanut butter
Methionine 0.265mg mg Peanut butter
Phenylalanine 1.202mg mg Peanut butter
Valine 0.782mg mg Peanut butter
Histidine 0.557mg mg Peanut butter
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.075g g Macaroon
Saturated Fat 10.325g 20.099g Peanut butter
Monounsaturated Fat 25.941g 1.61g Peanut butter
Polyunsaturated fat 12.535g 0.81g Peanut butter

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peanut butter 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
62
Peanut butter
4
Macaroon
Mineral Summary Score
76
Peanut butter
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
133%
Peanut butter
18%
Macaroon
Carbohydrates
22%
Peanut butter
61%
Macaroon
Fats
237%
Peanut butter
104%
Macaroon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in Sugar (difference - 34.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter contains less Sodium (difference - 224mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.774g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
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. Peanut butter - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172470/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.