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Pecan vs Mixed nuts - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pecan and Mixed nuts different?

  • Pecan is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B1, and Copper, however Mixed nuts are richer in Selenium, Vitamin E , Vitamin B3, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Pecan is 107% higher.
  • Pecan contains 3 times more Vitamin B1 than Mixed nuts. While Pecan contains 0.66mg of Vitamin B1, Mixed nuts contain only 0.189mg.
  • Pecan has less Saturated Fat.

Nuts, pecans and Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added 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 less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +34.8%
Contains more Copper +32.3%
Contains more Calcium +67.1%
Contains more Magnesium +89.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Equal in Iron - 2.61
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 95% 87% 119% 37% 0% 124% 400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 98% 164% 196% 56% 1% 92% 303%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +34.8%
Contains more Copper +32.3%
Contains more Calcium +67.1%
Contains more Magnesium +89.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Equal in Iron - 2.61

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
3
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Contains more Vitamin A +1766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +249.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +458.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +560.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.6%
Contains more Folate +277.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +62.9%
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 1% 157% 0% 2% 48% 46% 145% 69% 82% 63% 0% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +1766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +249.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +458.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +560.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.6%
Contains more Folate +277.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +62.9%

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 Mixed nuts
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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pecan Mixed nuts Opinion
Net carbs 4.26g 14.05g Mixed nuts
Protein 9.17g 20.04g Mixed nuts
Fats 71.97g 53.95g Pecan
Carbs 13.86g 21.05g Mixed nuts
Calories 691kcal 607kcal Pecan
Starch 0.46g 4.2g Mixed nuts
Fructose 0.04g 0g Pecan
Sugar 3.97g 4.15g Pecan
Fiber 9.6g 7g Pecan
Calcium 70mg 117mg Mixed nuts
Iron 2.53mg 2.61mg Mixed nuts
Magnesium 121mg 229mg Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 277mg 456mg Mixed nuts
Potassium 410mg 632mg Mixed nuts
Sodium 0mg 5mg Pecan
Zinc 4.53mg 3.36mg Pecan
Copper 1.2mg 0.907mg Pecan
Vitamin A 56IU 3IU Pecan
Vitamin E 1.4mg 7.82mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.1mg 0.5mg Pecan
Vitamin B1 0.66mg 0.189mg Pecan
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.196mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 1.167mg 7.709mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 0.863mg 1.14mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.21mg 0.352mg Mixed nuts
Folate 22µg 83µg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 5.7µg Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.093mg 0.22mg Mixed nuts
Threonine 0.306mg 0.703mg Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.336mg 0.826mg Mixed nuts
Leucine 0.598mg 1.656mg Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.287mg 0.782mg Mixed nuts
Methionine 0.183mg 0.283mg Mixed nuts
Phenylalanine 0.426mg 1.182mg Mixed nuts
Valine 0.411mg 1.001mg Mixed nuts
Histidine 0.262mg 0.572mg Mixed nuts
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.055g Pecan
Saturated Fat 6.18g 8.711g Pecan
Monounsaturated Fat 40.801g 28.488g Pecan
Polyunsaturated fat 21.614g 14.612g Pecan

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pecan Mixed nuts
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
52
Mixed nuts
Mineral Summary Score
110
Pecan
118
Mixed nuts

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
120%
Mixed nuts
Carbohydrates
14%
Pecan
21%
Mixed nuts
Fats
332%
Pecan
249%
Mixed nuts

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.531g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)

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. Mixed nuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170587/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.