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Khorasan wheat vs. Brazil nut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Khorasan wheat and Brazil nut?

  • Khorasan wheat is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B5, while Brazil nut is higher in Selenium, Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin E .
  • Brazil nut's daily need coverage for Selenium is 3337% higher.
  • Brazil nut has 22 times less Vitamin B3 than Khorasan wheat. Khorasan wheat has 6.375mg of Vitamin B3, while Brazil nut has 0.295mg.
  • Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked and Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +55.1%
Contains more Manganese +123.6%
Contains more Calcium +627.3%
Contains more Magnesium +189.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +99.2%
Contains more Potassium +63.5%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +10.3%
Contains more Copper +244.5%
Contains more Selenium +2252.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169% 357% 445%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581% 160% 10457%
Contains more Iron +55.1%
Contains more Manganese +123.6%
Contains more Calcium +627.3%
Contains more Magnesium +189.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +99.2%
Contains more Potassium +63.5%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +10.3%
Contains more Copper +244.5%
Contains more Selenium +2252.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +425.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2061%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +415.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +826.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Choline +11.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.617
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 0% 15% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 114% 0% 3% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 17% 0% 16% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +425.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2061%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +415.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +826.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Choline +11.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.617

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +501.2%
Contains more Water +223.7%
Contains more Fats +3050.2%
Contains more Other +103.6%
Equal in Protein - 14.32
15% 2% 71% 11% 2%
Protein: 14.54 g
Fats: 2.13 g
Carbs: 70.58 g
Water: 11.07 g
Other: 1.68 g
14% 67% 12% 3% 3%
Protein: 14.32 g
Fats: 67.1 g
Carbs: 11.74 g
Water: 3.42 g
Other: 3.42 g
Contains more Carbs +501.2%
Contains more Water +223.7%
Contains more Fats +3050.2%
Contains more Other +103.6%
Equal in Protein - 14.32

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11110.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3829%
19% 21% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.196 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.213 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.621 g
25% 37% 38%
Saturated Fat: 16.134 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 23.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 24.399 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11110.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3829%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +20864%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +323.6%
87% 11%
Starch: 52.41 g
Sucrose: 0.55 g
Glucose: 0.62 g
Fructose: 0.11 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 6.56 g
Galactose: 0 g
10% 90%
Starch: 0.25 g
Sucrose: 2.33 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +20864%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +323.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Khorasan wheat Brazil nut
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Khorasan wheat Brazil nut Opinion
Net carbs 59.48g 4.24g Khorasan wheat
Protein 14.54g 14.32g Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.13g 67.1g Brazil nut
Carbs 70.58g 11.74g Khorasan wheat
Calories 337kcal 659kcal Brazil nut
Starch 52.41g 0.25g Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11g 0g Khorasan wheat
Sugar 7.84g 2.33g Brazil nut
Fiber 11.1g 7.5g Khorasan wheat
Calcium 22mg 160mg Brazil nut
Iron 3.77mg 2.43mg Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 130mg 376mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 364mg 725mg Brazil nut
Potassium 403mg 659mg Brazil nut
Sodium 5mg 3mg Brazil nut
Zinc 3.68mg 4.06mg Brazil nut
Copper 0.506mg 1.743mg Brazil nut
Manganese 2.735mg 1.223mg Khorasan wheat
Selenium 81.5µg 1917µg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 10IU 0IU Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.61mg 5.65mg Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.566mg 0.617mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.184mg 0.035mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 6.375mg 0.295mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.949mg 0.184mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.259mg 0.101mg Khorasan wheat
Folate 22µg Brazil nut
Choline 25.8mg 28.8mg Brazil nut
Vitamin K 1.8µg 0µg Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.13mg 0.135mg Brazil nut
Threonine 0.442mg 0.365mg Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.566mg 0.518mg Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.112mg 1.19mg Brazil nut
Lysine 0.416mg 0.49mg Brazil nut
Methionine 0.251mg 1.124mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.772mg 0.639mg Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.687mg 0.76mg Brazil nut
Histidine 0.379mg 0.409mg Brazil nut
Trans Fat 0.005g Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 0.196g 16.134g Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.213g 23.879g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.621g 24.399g Brazil nut
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 23.859g Brazil nut
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0g 0.018g Brazil nut
Omega-3 - ALA 0.048g 0.018g Khorasan wheat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Khorasan wheat Brazil nut
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Khorasan wheat
27%
Brazil nut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
150%
Khorasan wheat
1208%
Brazil nut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.938g)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.51g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/nutrients
  2. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/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.