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Pecan vs. Beechnuts — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pecan and Beechnuts different?

  • Pecan is higher in Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium, however, Beechnuts are richer in Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B2, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Pecan is 137% higher.

Nuts, pecans and Nuts, beechnuts, dried 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +6900%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +1158.3%
Contains more Copper +79.1%
Contains more Manganese +235.6%
Contains more Potassium +148%
Equal in Iron - 2.46
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 95% 87% 119% 37% 0% 124% 400% 587% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 93% 0% 0% 90% 5% 10% 224% 175% 0%
Contains more Calcium +6900%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +1158.3%
Contains more Copper +79.1%
Contains more Manganese +235.6%
Contains more Potassium +148%
Equal in Iron - 2.46

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Pecan
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +225.7%
Contains more Folate +413.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.925
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 28% 0% 4% 166% 30% 22% 52% 49% 17% 0% 23% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 52% 76% 86% 17% 56% 158% 85% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +225.7%
Contains more Folate +413.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.925

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +47.9%
Contains more Fats +43.9%
Contains more Carbs +141.7%
Contains more Water +87.5%
Contains more Other +150%
9% 72% 14% 4%
Protein: 9.17 g
Fats: 71.97 g
Carbs: 13.86 g
Water: 3.52 g
Other: 1.48 g
6% 50% 34% 7% 4%
Protein: 6.2 g
Fats: 50 g
Carbs: 33.5 g
Water: 6.6 g
Other: 3.7 g
Contains more Protein +47.9%
Contains more Fats +43.9%
Contains more Carbs +141.7%
Contains more Water +87.5%
Contains more Other +150%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +86.4%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 5.719
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 20.089
9% 59% 32%
Saturated Fat: 6.18 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 40.801 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 21.614 g
12% 46% 42%
Saturated Fat: 5.719 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 21.892 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 20.089 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +86.4%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 5.719
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 20.089

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pecan Beechnuts
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pecan Beechnuts Opinion
Net carbs 4.26g 33.5g Beechnuts
Protein 9.17g 6.2g Pecan
Fats 71.97g 50g Pecan
Carbs 13.86g 33.5g Beechnuts
Calories 691kcal 576kcal Pecan
Starch 0.46g Pecan
Fructose 0.04g Pecan
Sugar 3.97g Beechnuts
Fiber 9.6g Pecan
Calcium 70mg 1mg Pecan
Iron 2.53mg 2.46mg Pecan
Magnesium 121mg 0mg Pecan
Phosphorus 277mg 0mg Pecan
Potassium 410mg 1017mg Beechnuts
Sodium 0mg 38mg Pecan
Zinc 4.53mg 0.36mg Pecan
Copper 1.2mg 0.67mg Pecan
Manganese 4.5mg 1.341mg Pecan
Selenium 3.8µg Pecan
Vitamin A 56IU 0IU Pecan
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 0µg Pecan
Vitamin E 1.4mg Pecan
Vitamin C 1.1mg 15.5mg Beechnuts
Vitamin B1 0.66mg 0.304mg Pecan
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.371mg Beechnuts
Vitamin B3 1.167mg 0.877mg Pecan
Vitamin B5 0.863mg 0.925mg Beechnuts
Vitamin B6 0.21mg 0.684mg Beechnuts
Folate 22µg 113µg Beechnuts
Choline 40.5mg Pecan
Vitamin K 3.5µg Pecan
Tryptophan 0.093mg 0.069mg Pecan
Threonine 0.306mg 0.221mg Pecan
Isoleucine 0.336mg 0.245mg Pecan
Leucine 0.598mg 0.367mg Pecan
Lysine 0.287mg 0.367mg Beechnuts
Methionine 0.183mg 0.146mg Pecan
Phenylalanine 0.426mg 0.262mg Pecan
Valine 0.411mg 0.346mg Pecan
Histidine 0.262mg 0.172mg Pecan
Saturated Fat 6.18g 5.719g Beechnuts
Monounsaturated Fat 40.801g 21.892g Pecan
Polyunsaturated fat 21.614g 20.089g Pecan

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pecan Beechnuts
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Pecan
41%
Beechnuts
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
149%
Pecan
60%
Beechnuts

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pecan
Pecan is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beechnuts
Beechnuts is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.97g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beechnuts
Beechnuts is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.461g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beechnuts
Beechnuts is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Beechnuts
Beechnuts is cheaper (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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pecan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170182/nutrients
  2. Beechnuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170161/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.