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Seed vs Macadamia - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Seed and Macadamia?

  • Seed is higher in Fiber, Phosphorus, Selenium, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, and Vitamin B3, yet Macadamia is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B1.
  • Seed's daily need coverage for Fiber is 103% more.
  • Seed has 15 times more Selenium than Macadamia. While Seed has 55.2µg of Selenium, Macadamia has only 3.6µg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Seed is lower.

We used Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw types 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
Seed
7
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Contains more Calcium +642.4%
Contains more Iron +109.2%
Contains more Magnesium +157.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +357.4%
Contains more Potassium +10.6%
Contains more Zinc +252.3%
Contains more Copper +22.2%
Contains less Sodium -68.8%
Equal in Potassium - 368
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252%
Contains more Calcium +642.4%
Contains more Iron +109.2%
Contains more Magnesium +157.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +357.4%
Contains more Potassium +10.6%
Contains more Zinc +252.3%
Contains more Copper +22.2%
Contains less Sodium -68.8%
Equal in Potassium - 368

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
Seed
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +257.1%
Contains more Folate +345.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.54
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.162
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 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% 11% 0% 4% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +257.1%
Contains more Folate +345.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.54
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.162

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seed Macadamia Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 5.22g Seed
Protein 16.54g 7.91g Seed
Fats 30.74g 75.77g Macadamia
Carbs 42.12g 13.82g Seed
Calories 486kcal 718kcal Macadamia
Starch g 1.05g Macadamia
Fructose g 0.07g Macadamia
Sugar g 4.57g Seed
Fiber 34.4g 8.6g Seed
Calcium 631mg 85mg Seed
Iron 7.72mg 3.69mg Seed
Magnesium 335mg 130mg Seed
Phosphorus 860mg 188mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 368mg Seed
Sodium 16mg 5mg Macadamia
Zinc 4.58mg 1.3mg Seed
Copper 0.924mg 0.756mg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 0IU Seed
Vitamin E 0.5mg 0.54mg Macadamia
Vitamin D IU 0IU Macadamia
Vitamin D µg 0µg Macadamia
Vitamin C 1.6mg 1.2mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 1.195mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.162mg Seed
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 2.473mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg 0.758mg Macadamia
Vitamin B6 mg 0.275mg Macadamia
Folate 49µg 11µg Seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.436mg 0.067mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg 0.37mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.801mg 0.314mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg 0.602mg Seed
Lysine 0.97mg 0.018mg Seed
Methionine 0.588mg 0.023mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg 0.665mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg 0.363mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg 0.195mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.14g g Macadamia
Saturated Fat 3.33g 12.061g Seed
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 58.877g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 1.502g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Seed Macadamia
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
35
Seed
43
Macadamia
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
82
Macadamia

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
99%
Seed
47%
Macadamia
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
14%
Macadamia
Fats
142%
Seed
350%
Macadamia

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seed
Seed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.731g)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/nutrients
  2. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/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.