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Safflower vs Chestnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Safflower and Chestnut

  • Safflower has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Manganese, Zinc, Iron and Folate than Chestnut.
  • Safflower's daily need coverage for Copper is 142% more.
  • Safflower contains 20 times more Zinc than Chestnut. Safflower contains 5.05mg of Zinc, while Chestnut contains 0.25mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seeds, safflower seed kernels, dried and Nuts, chestnuts, european, boiled and steamed.

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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
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Contains more Iron +183.2%
Contains more Calcium +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +553.7%
Contains more Copper +270.1%
Contains more Zinc +1920%
Contains more Phosphorus +550.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Potassium - 715
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 184% 24% 61% 253% 583% 138% 276% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 65% 14% 64% 39% 158% 7% 43% 4%
Contains more Iron +183.2%
Contains more Calcium +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +553.7%
Contains more Copper +270.1%
Contains more Zinc +1920%
Contains more Phosphorus +550.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Potassium - 715

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 A +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +685.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +299%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1175.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +402.1%
Contains more Folate +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 0% 0% 291% 96% 43% 242% 270% 0% 0% 120%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 89% 2% 0% 0% 37% 24% 14% 19% 54% 0% 0% 29%
Contains more Vitamin A +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +685.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +299%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1175.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +402.1%
Contains more Folate +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
89
Safflower
22
Chestnut
Mineral Summary Score
190
Safflower
49
Chestnut

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 the food
Protein
97%
Safflower
12%
Chestnut
Carbohydrates
34%
Safflower
28%
Chestnut
Fats
177%
Safflower
6%
Chestnut

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Safflower Chestnut
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Safflower Chestnut
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 contains less Sodium?
Safflower
Safflower contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Safflower
Safflower is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Safflower
Safflower is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Safflower
Safflower is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.422g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Safflower Chestnut Opinion
Calories 517 131 Safflower
Protein 16.18 2 Safflower
Fats 38.45 1.38 Safflower
Vitamin C 0 26.7 Chestnut
Carbs 34.29 27.76 Safflower
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.9 1.73 Safflower
Calcium 78 46 Safflower
Potassium 687 715 Chestnut
Magnesium 353 54 Safflower
Sugars
Fiber
Copper 1.747 0.472 Safflower
Zinc 5.05 0.25 Safflower
Starch
Phosphorus 644 99 Safflower
Sodium 3 27 Safflower
Vitamin A 50 17 Safflower
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.163 0.148 Safflower
Vitamin B2 0.415 0.104 Safflower
Vitamin B3 2.284 0.731 Safflower
Vitamin B5 4.03 0.316 Safflower
Vitamin B6 1.17 0.233 Safflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 160 38 Safflower
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.682 0.26 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 4.848 0.476 Safflower
Polyunsaturated fat 28.223 0.545 Safflower
Tryptophan 0.183 0.022 Safflower
Threonine 0.586 0.071 Safflower
Isoleucine 0.717 0.079 Safflower
Leucine 1.154 0.118 Safflower
Lysine 0.534 0.118 Safflower
Methionine 0.284 0.047 Safflower
Phenylalanine 0.806 0.084 Safflower
Valine 1.025 0.112 Safflower
Histidine 0.452 0.055 Safflower
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Safflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170558/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.