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Peanut butter vs Macadamia - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Peanut butter and Macadamia different?

  • Peanut butter is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, Folate, and Vitamin B6, however Macadamia is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Macadamia is 107% higher.
  • Peanut butter contains 17 times more Vitamin E than Macadamia. While Peanut butter contains 9.1mg of Vitamin E , Macadamia contains only 0.54mg.

Peanut butter, smooth style, without salt and Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw are the varieties 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 Potassium +51.6%
Contains more Magnesium +29.2%
Contains more Zinc +93.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.2%
Contains more Iron +112.1%
Contains more Calcium +73.5%
Contains more Copper +79.1%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 15% 50% 120% 141% 69% 144% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 139% 26% 33% 93% 252% 36% 81% 1%
Contains more Potassium +51.6%
Contains more Magnesium +29.2%
Contains more Zinc +93.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.2%
Contains more Iron +112.1%
Contains more Calcium +73.5%
Contains more Copper +79.1%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +1585.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +430.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.4%
Contains more Folate +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +696.7%
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% 182% 0% 38% 45% 246% 69% 102% 0% 1% 66%
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 +1585.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +430.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.4%
Contains more Folate +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +696.7%

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
43
Macadamia
Mineral Summary Score
76
Peanut butter
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
133%
Peanut butter
47%
Macadamia
Carbohydrates
22%
Peanut butter
14%
Macadamia
Fats
237%
Peanut butter
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 butter Macadamia
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Peanut butter 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 butter
Peanut butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.736g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macadamia
Macadamia 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peanut butter Macadamia Opinion
Calories 598 718 Macadamia
Protein 22.21 7.91 Peanut butter
Fats 51.36 75.77 Macadamia
Vitamin C 0 1.2 Macadamia
Net carbs 17.309999465942383 5.21999979019165 Peanut butter
Carbs 22.31 13.82 Peanut butter
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.74 3.69 Macadamia
Calcium 49 85 Macadamia
Potassium 558 368 Peanut butter
Magnesium 168 130 Peanut butter
Sugar 10.49 4.57 Macadamia
Fiber 5 8.6 Macadamia
Copper 0.422 0.756 Macadamia
Zinc 2.51 1.3 Peanut butter
Starch 3.56 1.05 Peanut butter
Phosphorus 335 188 Peanut butter
Sodium 17 5 Macadamia
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 9.1 0.54 Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 1.195 Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.192 0.162 Peanut butter
Vitamin B3 13.112 2.473 Peanut butter
Vitamin B5 1.137 0.758 Peanut butter
Vitamin B6 0.441 0.275 Peanut butter
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Peanut butter
Folate 87 11 Peanut butter
Trans Fat 0.075 Macadamia
Saturated Fat 10.325 12.061 Peanut butter
Monounsaturated Fat 25.941 58.877 Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 12.535 1.502 Peanut butter
Tryptophan 0.231 0.067 Peanut butter
Threonine 0.525 0.37 Peanut butter
Isoleucine 0.616 0.314 Peanut butter
Leucine 1.546 0.602 Peanut butter
Lysine 0.681 0.018 Peanut butter
Methionine 0.265 0.023 Peanut butter
Phenylalanine 1.202 0.665 Peanut butter
Valine 0.782 0.363 Peanut butter
Histidine 0.557 0.195 Peanut butter
Fructose 0.12 0.07 Peanut butter

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. 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.