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Pili nuts vs. Chestnut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pili nuts and Chestnut?

  • Pili nuts are richer in Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Magnesium, Copper, Zinc, Iron, and Calcium, yet Chestnut is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Pili nuts' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 155% higher.
  • Pili nuts have 12 times more Zinc than Chestnut. Pili nuts have 2.97mg of Zinc, while Chestnut has 0.25mg.
  • Chestnut contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Nuts, pilinuts, dried and Nuts, chestnuts, european, boiled and steamed types in this comparison.

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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 +215.2%
Contains more Iron +104%
Contains more Magnesium +459.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +480.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +1088%
Contains more Copper +103%
Contains more Manganese +170.8%
Contains more Potassium +41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 44% 133% 216% 247% 45% 1% 81% 320% 302% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 65% 39% 43% 64% 4% 7% 158% 112% 0%
Contains more Calcium +215.2%
Contains more Iron +104%
Contains more Magnesium +459.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +480.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +1088%
Contains more Copper +103%
Contains more Manganese +170.8%
Contains more Potassium +41%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +141.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +516.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.6%
Contains more Folate +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +4350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 2% 229% 22% 10% 29% 27% 45% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 89% 37% 24% 14% 19% 54% 29% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +141.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +516.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.6%
Contains more Folate +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +4350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +440%
Contains more Fats +5664.5%
Contains more Other +308.5%
Contains more Carbs +597.5%
Contains more Water +2360.3%
11% 80% 4% 3% 3%
Protein: 10.8 g
Fats: 79.55 g
Carbs: 3.98 g
Water: 2.77 g
Other: 2.9 g
2% 28% 68%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 1.38 g
Carbs: 27.76 g
Water: 68.15 g
Other: 0.71 g
Contains more Protein +440%
Contains more Fats +5664.5%
Contains more Other +308.5%
Contains more Carbs +597.5%
Contains more Water +2360.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7721.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1295.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.2%
41% 49% 10%
Saturated Fat: 31.184 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 37.229 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.605 g
20% 37% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.476 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.545 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7721.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1295.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pili nuts Chestnut Opinion
Net carbs 3.98g 27.76g Chestnut
Protein 10.8g 2g Pili nuts
Fats 79.55g 1.38g Pili nuts
Carbs 3.98g 27.76g Chestnut
Calories 719kcal 131kcal Pili nuts
Calcium 145mg 46mg Pili nuts
Iron 3.53mg 1.73mg Pili nuts
Magnesium 302mg 54mg Pili nuts
Phosphorus 575mg 99mg Pili nuts
Potassium 507mg 715mg Chestnut
Sodium 3mg 27mg Pili nuts
Zinc 2.97mg 0.25mg Pili nuts
Copper 0.958mg 0.472mg Pili nuts
Manganese 2.313mg 0.854mg Pili nuts
Vitamin A 41IU 17IU Pili nuts
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 1µg Pili nuts
Vitamin C 0.6mg 26.7mg Chestnut
Vitamin B1 0.913mg 0.148mg Pili nuts
Vitamin B2 0.093mg 0.104mg Chestnut
Vitamin B3 0.519mg 0.731mg Chestnut
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.316mg Pili nuts
Vitamin B6 0.115mg 0.233mg Chestnut
Folate 60µg 38µg Pili nuts
Tryptophan 0.189mg 0.022mg Pili nuts
Threonine 0.407mg 0.071mg Pili nuts
Isoleucine 0.483mg 0.079mg Pili nuts
Leucine 0.89mg 0.118mg Pili nuts
Lysine 0.369mg 0.118mg Pili nuts
Methionine 0.395mg 0.047mg Pili nuts
Phenylalanine 0.497mg 0.084mg Pili nuts
Valine 0.701mg 0.112mg Pili nuts
Histidine 0.255mg 0.055mg Pili nuts
Saturated Fat 31.184g 0.26g Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 37.229g 0.476g Pili nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 7.605g 0.545g Pili nuts

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pili nuts Chestnut
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
28%
Pili nuts
20%
Chestnut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
139%
Pili nuts
50%
Chestnut

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pili nuts
Pili nuts contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pili nuts
Pili nuts is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Pili nuts
Pili nuts is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pili nuts
Pili nuts is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 30.924g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Pili nuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170590/nutrients
  2. Chestnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170168/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.