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Safflower vs Peanut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Safflower and Peanut different?

  • Safflower is richer in Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Zinc, while Peanut is higher in Vitamin B3, and Folate.
  • Safflower covers your daily need of Copper 67% more than Peanut.
  • Safflower contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Peanut. Safflower contains 1.17mg of Vitamin B6, while Peanut contains 0.348mg.

Seeds, safflower seed kernels, dried and Peanuts, all types, raw types were 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 more Magnesium +110.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +54.4%
Contains more Copper +52.7%
Contains more Calcium +17.9%
Equal in Iron - 4.58
Equal in Potassium - 705
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 184% 253% 276% 61% 1% 138% 583%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 172% 120% 162% 63% 3% 90% 382%
Contains more Magnesium +110.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +54.4%
Contains more Copper +52.7%
Contains more Calcium +17.9%
Equal in Iron - 4.58
Equal in Potassium - 705

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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Peanut
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +207.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +236.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +428.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
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% 0% 291% 96% 43% 242% 270% 120% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 167% 0% 0% 160% 32% 227% 107% 81% 180% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +207.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +236.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +428.3%
Contains more Folate +50%

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.
Safflower Peanut
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Safflower Peanut Opinion
Net carbs 34.29g 7.63g Safflower
Protein 16.18g 25.8g Peanut
Fats 38.45g 49.24g Peanut
Carbs 34.29g 16.13g Safflower
Calories 517kcal 567kcal Peanut
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 4.72g Safflower
Fiber g 8.5g Peanut
Calcium 78mg 92mg Peanut
Iron 4.9mg 4.58mg Safflower
Magnesium 353mg 168mg Safflower
Phosphorus 644mg 376mg Safflower
Potassium 687mg 705mg Peanut
Sodium 3mg 18mg Safflower
Zinc 5.05mg 3.27mg Safflower
Copper 1.747mg 1.144mg Safflower
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Safflower
Vitamin E mg 8.33mg Peanut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 1.163mg 0.64mg Safflower
Vitamin B2 0.415mg 0.135mg Safflower
Vitamin B3 2.284mg 12.066mg Peanut
Vitamin B5 4.03mg 1.767mg Safflower
Vitamin B6 1.17mg 0.348mg Safflower
Folate 160µg 240µg Peanut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Peanut
Tryptophan 0.183mg 0.25mg Peanut
Threonine 0.586mg 0.883mg Peanut
Isoleucine 0.717mg 0.907mg Peanut
Leucine 1.154mg 1.672mg Peanut
Lysine 0.534mg 0.926mg Peanut
Methionine 0.284mg 0.317mg Peanut
Phenylalanine 0.806mg 1.377mg Peanut
Valine 1.025mg 1.082mg Peanut
Histidine 0.452mg 0.652mg Peanut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Safflower
Saturated Fat 3.682g 6.279g Safflower
Monounsaturated Fat 4.848g 24.426g Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 28.223g 15.558g Safflower

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Safflower Peanut
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
89
Safflower
79
Peanut
Mineral Summary Score
190
Safflower
127
Peanut

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
97%
Safflower
155%
Peanut
Carbohydrates
34%
Safflower
16%
Peanut
Fats
177%
Safflower
227%
Peanut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Safflower
Safflower contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.597g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Safflower
Safflower is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Safflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170558/nutrients
  2. Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172430/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.