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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
Walnut
8
:
Contains more Iron +100.7%
Contains more Calcium +216.1%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains more Magnesium +222.4%
Contains more Copper +182.2%
Contains more Zinc +180.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +380.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 110% 30% 39% 113% 529% 85% 149% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 10% 30% 35% 188% 30% 31% 2%
Contains more Iron +100.7%
Contains more Calcium +216.1%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains more Magnesium +222.4%
Contains more Copper +182.2%
Contains more Zinc +180.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +380.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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 C +1923.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.344
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.163
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 5% 2% 14% 0% 86% 35% 22% 35% 124% 0% 7% 74%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 88% 3% 0% 0% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 0% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.8%
Contains more Folate +108.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1923.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.344
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.163

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
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 the food
Protein
91%
Walnut
14%
Castanea crenata
Carbohydrates
14%
Walnut
35%
Castanea crenata
Fats
301%
Walnut
2%
Castanea crenata

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Walnut Castanea crenata
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 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 contains less Sugars?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata contains less Sugars (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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

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. 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.