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Walnut vs Castanea crenata - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Walnut and Castanea crenata?

  • Walnut is higher in Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Iron, Zinc, and Folate, yet Castanea crenata is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Walnut's daily need coverage for Copper is 114% more.
  • Walnut has 79 times more Saturated Fat than Castanea crenata. While Walnut has 6.126g of Saturated Fat, Castanea crenata has only 0.078g.

We used Nuts, walnuts, english and Nuts, chestnuts, japanese, 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
Contains more Calcium +216.1%
Contains more Iron +100.7%
Contains more Magnesium +222.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +380.6%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +180.9%
Contains more Copper +182.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 110% 113% 149% 39% 1% 85% 529%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 55% 35% 31% 30% 2% 30% 188%
Contains more Calcium +216.1%
Contains more Iron +100.7%
Contains more Magnesium +222.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +380.6%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +180.9%
Contains more Copper +182.2%

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
Walnut
5
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.8%
Contains more Folate +108.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin C +1923.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.344
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.163
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 14% 0% 5% 86% 35% 22% 35% 124% 74% 0% 7%
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% 88% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 36% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.8%
Contains more Folate +108.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin C +1923.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.344
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.163

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.
Walnut Castanea crenata
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Walnut Castanea crenata Opinion
Net carbs 7.01g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Protein 15.23g 2.25g Walnut
Fats 65.21g 0.53g Walnut
Carbs 13.71g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Calories 654kcal 154kcal Walnut
Starch 0.06g g Walnut
Fructose 0.09g g Walnut
Sugar 2.61g g Castanea crenata
Fiber 6.7g g Walnut
Calcium 98mg 31mg Walnut
Iron 2.91mg 1.45mg Walnut
Magnesium 158mg 49mg Walnut
Phosphorus 346mg 72mg Walnut
Potassium 441mg 329mg Walnut
Sodium 2mg 14mg Walnut
Zinc 3.09mg 1.1mg Walnut
Copper 1.586mg 0.562mg Walnut
Vitamin A 20IU 37IU Castanea crenata
Vitamin E 0.7mg mg Walnut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.3mg 26.3mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B1 0.341mg 0.344mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.163mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 1.5mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.57mg 0.206mg Walnut
Vitamin B6 0.537mg 0.283mg Walnut
Folate 98µg 47µg Walnut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.7µg µg Walnut
Tryptophan 0.17mg 0.032mg Walnut
Threonine 0.596mg 0.09mg Walnut
Isoleucine 0.625mg 0.111mg Walnut
Leucine 1.17mg 0.139mg Walnut
Lysine 0.424mg 0.147mg Walnut
Methionine 0.236mg 0.054mg Walnut
Phenylalanine 0.711mg 0.088mg Walnut
Valine 0.753mg 0.134mg Walnut
Histidine 0.391mg 0.056mg Walnut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.126g 0.078g Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 8.933g 0.278g Walnut
Polyunsaturated fat 47.174g 0.138g Walnut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Walnut Castanea crenata
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
33
Walnut
30
Castanea crenata
Mineral Summary Score
131
Walnut
47
Castanea crenata

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
91%
Walnut
14%
Castanea crenata
Carbohydrates
14%
Walnut
35%
Castanea crenata
Fats
301%
Walnut
2%
Castanea crenata

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Walnut
Walnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Walnut
Walnut contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.61g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.048g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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. Walnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170187/nutrients
  2. Castanea crenata - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169413/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.