38points

Beechnuts (dried)

31points

Chinese Chestnuts (dried)

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Beechnuts (dried) vs Chinese Chestnuts (dried)

Beechnuts (dried)
Chinese Chestnuts (dried)

Why is Beechnuts (dried) better than Chinese Chestnuts (dried)?

    Why is Chinese Chestnuts (dried) better than Beechnuts (dried)?

    • 10% more proteins per 100g
      6.82gvs6.2g
    • 2.38x more carbohydrates per 100g
      79.76gvs33.5g
    • 29x more calcium content per 100g
      29mgvs1mg
    • 34.85% higher water content per 100g
      8.9gvs6.6g
    • 3.92x more zinc per 100g
      1.41mgvs0.36mg
    • 1.94x more manganese per 100g
      2.6mgvs1.341mg
    • 3.77x more vitamin C per 100g
      58.5mgvs15.5mg
    • 48.23% more niacin per 100g
      1.3mgvs0.877mg

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    General values

    1. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

    2410kJ

    1519kJ

    The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

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    Pili Nuts (dried)

    3008kJ

    2. more proteins per 100g

    6.2g

    6.82g

    Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

    Best

    Butternuts (dried)

    24.9g

    3. higher water content per 100g

    6.6g

    8.9g

    Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.

    Best

    Japanese Chestnuts

    61.41g

    4. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

    576kcal

    363kcal

    The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

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    Pili Nuts (dried)

    719kcal

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    Sugars

    1. more carbohydrates per 100g

    33.5g

    79.76g

    Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

    Best

    Japanese Chestnuts (dried)

    81.43g

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    Minerals

    1. more potassium per 100g

    1017mg

    726mg

    Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.

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    Pistachio Nuts

    1025mg

    2. more ash per 100g

    3.7g

    2.71g

    The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).

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    Beechnuts (dried)

    3.7g

    3. more calcium content per 100g

    1mg

    29mg

    Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.

    Best

    Almonds

    269mg

    4. more iron content per 100g

    2.46mg

    2.29mg

    Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

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    Cashew Nuts

    6.68mg

    5. more sodium per 100g

    38mg

    5mg

    Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.

    Best

    Pinyon Pine Nuts (dried)

    72mg

    6. more zinc per 100g

    0.36mg

    1.41mg

    Zinc plays an important part in cell division and in strengthening the immune system.

    Best

    Pine Nuts (dried)

    6.45mg

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    Vitamins

    1. more vitamin C per 100g

    15.5mg

    58.5mg

    Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.

    Best

    Japanese Chestnuts (dried)

    61.3mg

    2. more thiamin per 100g

    0.3mg

    0.26mg

    Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.

    Best

    Pinyon Pine Nuts (dried)

    1.24mg

    3. more riboflavin per 100g

    0.37mg

    0.29mg

    Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.

    Best

    Almonds

    1.14mg

    4. more niacin per 100g

    0.88mg

    1.3mg

    Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.

    Best

    Ginkgo Nuts (dried)

    11.73mg

    5. more pantothenic acid per 100g

    0.93mg

    0.9mg

    Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) contributes to lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the body. Like all B vitamins, it is involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose. It also contributes to maintaining the health of the nervous system.

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    Hickory Nuts (dried)

    1.75mg

    6. more vitamin B6 per 100g

    0.68mg

    0.67mg

    Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is needed for the production of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It's essential for absorbing vitamin B12 and takes part in the production of red blood cells, various cells of the immune system and in the formation of myelin, which protects nerve cells from damage.

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    Pistachio Nuts

    1.7mg

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    Fats

    1. more saturated fatty acids per 100g

    5.72g

    0.27g

    Saturated fats are the unhealthy fatty acids that produce bad cholesterol and increase the risk of strokes and heart attacks. They come in high amounts from meat and dairy products.

    Best

    Pili Nuts (dried)

    31.18g

    2. more lipids per 100g

    50g

    1.81g

    Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

    Best

    Pili Nuts (dried)

    79.55g

    3. more monounsaturated fatty acids per 100g

    21.89g

    0.94g

    A form of unsaturated fat with one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.

    Best

    Macadamia Nuts

    58.88g

    4. more polyunsaturated fatty acids per 100g

    20.09g

    0.47g

    A form of unsaturated fat with more than one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.

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    English Walnuts

    47.17g

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    Amino acids

    1. more valine per 100g

    0.35g

    0.36g

    Valine is an essential amino acid promoting normal growth, tissue repair, blood sugar regulation, muscle coordination, emotions and mental vigor. It helps maintaining proper nitrogen balance in the body and can serve as an energy source for muscle tissues.

    Best

    Butternuts (dried)

    1.54g

    2. more tryptophan per 100g

    0.07g

    0.08g

    Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that the body needs for growth, for creating the sleep hormone melatonin, the neurotransmitter serotonin and for the synthesis of vitamin B3.

    Best

    Butternuts (dried)

    0.37g

    3. more isoleucine per 100g

    0.24g

    0.26g

    Isoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.

    Best

    Butternuts (dried)

    1.18g

    4. more leucine per 100g

    0.37g

    0.42g

    Leucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.

    Best

    Butternuts (dried)

    2.2g

    5. more lysine per 100g

    0.37g

    0.37g

    Lysine is an essential amino acid that helps the body absorb calcium and has a crucial role in collagen formation.

    Best

    Pistachio Nuts

    1.14g

    6. more methionine per 100g

    0.15g

    0.17g

    Methionine is an essential amino acid that plays an important role in synthesizing other proteins, forming cartilage tissues, dissolving fat and reducing fat in the liver. It has an anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effect and strengthens hair and nail structure.

    Best

    Brazil Nuts (dried)

    1.12g

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