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Pecan vs Castanea crenata - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pecan and Castanea crenata

  • Pecan has more Manganese, Copper, Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Iron, and Vitamin B5, however Castanea crenata has more Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Pecan is 126% higher.
  • Castanea crenata has 79 times less Saturated Fat than Pecan. Pecan has 6.18g of Saturated Fat, while Castanea crenata has 0.078g.

Food types used in this article are Nuts, pecans and Nuts, chestnuts, japanese, raw.

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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 +125.8%
Contains more Iron +74.5%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +284.7%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +311.8%
Contains more Copper +113.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 95% 87% 119% 37% 0% 124% 400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 55% 35% 31% 30% 2% 30% 188%
Contains more Calcium +125.8%
Contains more Iron +74.5%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +284.7%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +311.8%
Contains more Copper +113.5%

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
Pecan
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +318.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.8%
Contains more Folate +113.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 28% 0% 4% 166% 30% 22% 52% 49% 17% 0% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 88% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 36% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +318.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.8%
Contains more Folate +113.6%

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.
Pecan Castanea crenata
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 Castanea crenata Opinion
Net carbs 4.26g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Protein 9.17g 2.25g Pecan
Fats 71.97g 0.53g Pecan
Carbs 13.86g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Calories 691kcal 154kcal Pecan
Starch 0.46g g Pecan
Fructose 0.04g g Pecan
Sugar 3.97g g Castanea crenata
Fiber 9.6g g Pecan
Calcium 70mg 31mg Pecan
Iron 2.53mg 1.45mg Pecan
Magnesium 121mg 49mg Pecan
Phosphorus 277mg 72mg Pecan
Potassium 410mg 329mg Pecan
Sodium 0mg 14mg Pecan
Zinc 4.53mg 1.1mg Pecan
Copper 1.2mg 0.562mg Pecan
Vitamin A 56IU 37IU Pecan
Vitamin E 1.4mg mg Pecan
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.1mg 26.3mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B1 0.66mg 0.344mg Pecan
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.163mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 1.167mg 1.5mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.863mg 0.206mg Pecan
Vitamin B6 0.21mg 0.283mg Castanea crenata
Folate 22µg 47µg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg µg Pecan
Tryptophan 0.093mg 0.032mg Pecan
Threonine 0.306mg 0.09mg Pecan
Isoleucine 0.336mg 0.111mg Pecan
Leucine 0.598mg 0.139mg Pecan
Lysine 0.287mg 0.147mg Pecan
Methionine 0.183mg 0.054mg Pecan
Phenylalanine 0.426mg 0.088mg Pecan
Valine 0.411mg 0.134mg Pecan
Histidine 0.262mg 0.056mg Pecan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.18g 0.078g Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 40.801g 0.278g Pecan
Polyunsaturated fat 21.614g 0.138g Pecan

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pecan Castanea crenata
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
31
Pecan
30
Castanea crenata
Mineral Summary Score
110
Pecan
47
Castanea crenata

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
55%
Pecan
14%
Castanea crenata
Carbohydrates
14%
Pecan
35%
Castanea crenata
Fats
332%
Pecan
2%
Castanea crenata

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 - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.97g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.102g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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

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. Pecan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170182/nutrients
  2. Castanea crenata - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169413/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.