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Compare Nutrients in 100 Calories Cashew NutsVS Chinese Chestnuts

Weight per 100 Calories

Cashew Nuts
18g
Chinese Chestnuts
44.6g

Cashew Nuts have 2.5 times more energy per 100g than Chinese Chestnuts. It has very high energy density when compared to other foods. Raw Chinese Chestnuts having above average energy density.

Which food has more nutrients per 100 calories - Cashew Nuts or Chinese Chestnuts?

Macros Ratio

ProteinsFatsCarbs

Cashew Nuts
13%
71%
16%
Chinese Chestnuts
8%
4%
88%

Vitamins

100 kcalRDA for Men 19-30 years
Cashew NutsChinese Chestnuts
Vitamin A
0%
0.5%
0 μg4.464 μgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 900μg per day for Men 19-30 years
Thiamine
6.33%
5.9%
0.076 mg0.071 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 1.2mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Vitamin B2
0.77%
6.15%
0.01 mg0.08 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 1.3mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Vitamin B3
1.2%
2.23%
0.192 mg0.357 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 16mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Vitamin B6
5.77%
14%
0.075 mg0.183 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 1.3mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Vitamin B12
0%
0%
0 μg0 μgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 2.4μg per day for Men 19-30 years
Vitamin C
0.1%
18%
0.09 mg16.071 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 90mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Vitamin D
0%
0%
0 IU0 IURecommended Dietary Allowance is 600IU per day for Men 19-30 years
Vitamin E
1.1%
NA
0.163 mgNA mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 15mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Vitamin K
5.14%
NA
6.166 μgNA μgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 120μg per day for Men 19-30 years
Folate
1.13%
7.6%
4.521 μg30.357 μgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 400μg per day for Men 19-30 years

Minerals

100 kcalRDA for Men 19-30 years
Cashew NutsChinese Chestnuts
Calcium
0.67%
0.8%
6.691 mg8.036 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 1000mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Copper
44%
18%
0.397 mg0.162 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 0.9mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Fluoride
NA
NA
NA mgNA mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 4mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Iron
15%
7.86%
1.208 mg0.629 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 8mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Magnesium
13%
9.38%
52.803 mg37.5 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 400mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Manganese
13%
31%
0.299 mg0.715 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 2.3mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Phosphorus
15%
6.12%
107.233 mg42.857 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 700mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Potassium
2.54%
4.25%
119.349 mg199.554 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 4700mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Selenium
6.54%
NA
3.599 μgNA μgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 55μg per day for Men 19-30 years
Sodium
0.14%
0.09%
2.17 mg1.339 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 1500mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Zinc
9.5%
3.53%
1.045 mg0.388 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 11mg per day for Men 19-30 years

Lets compare vitamin content per 100 Calories of Cashew Nuts vs Chinese Chestnuts:
Raw Chinese Chestnuts contain 8 times more Vitamin B2, 1.9 times more Vitamin B3, 2.4 times more Vitamin B6, 178.6 times more Vitamin C and 6.7 times more Folate than Raw Cashew Nuts. Both Raw Cashew Nuts and Raw Chinese Chestnuts have similar amounts of Thiamine per 100 kcal.

Comparing minerals per 100 Calories for Cashew Nuts vs Chinese Chestnuts:
Raw Cashew Nuts have 2.5 times more Copper, 1.9 times more Iron, 1.4 times more Magnesium, 2.5 times more Phosphorus and 2.7 times more Zinc than Raw Chinese Chestnuts. While Raw Chinese Chestnuts contain 2.4 times more Manganese and 1.7 times more Potassium than Raw Cashew Nuts. Both Raw Cashew Nuts as well as Raw Chinese Chestnuts have insufficient amounts of Calcium in 100 kcal.

Macro Nutrients

100 kcalRDA for Men 19-30 years
Cashew NutsChinese Chestnuts
Fat
8.17%
0.51%
7.929 g0.496 gRecommended Dietary Allowance is 97g per day for Men 19-30 years
Protein
5.9%
3.35%
3.295 g1.875 gRecommended Dietary Allowance is 56g per day for Men 19-30 years
Carbohydrate
4.2%
17%
5.459 g21.906 gRecommended Dietary Allowance is 130g per day for Men 19-30 years
Energy
3.45%
3.45%
100 kcal100 kcalRecommended Dietary Allowance is 2900kcal per day for Men 19-30 years
Sugars
1.47%
NA
1.069 gNA gRecommended Dietary Allowance is 72.5g per day for Men 19-30 years
Fiber
1.57%
NA
0.597 gNA gRecommended Dietary Allowance is 38g per day for Men 19-30 years
Cholesterol
0%
0%
0 mg0 mgRecommended Dietary Allowance is 290mg per day for Men 19-30 years
Saturated Fat
4.4%
0.23%
1.407 g0.073 gRecommended Dietary Allowance is 32g per day for Men 19-30 years
Omega 3
0.69%
0.81%
0.011 g0.013 gRecommended Dietary Allowance is 1.6g per day for Men 19-30 years
Omega 6
8.28%
0.68%
1.407 g0.115 gRecommended Dietary Allowance is 17g per day for Men 19-30 years
Water
0.03%
0.53%
0.94 g19.621 gRecommended Dietary Allowance is 3700g per day for Men 19-30 years

Comparison of macro-nutrients per 100 Calories:
Raw Cashew Nuts have 16 times more Fat, 1.8 times more Protein, 19.3 times more Saturated Fat and 12.2 times more Omega 6 than Raw Chinese Chestnuts. While Raw Chinese Chestnuts contain 4 times more Carbohydrate than Raw Cashew Nuts. Both Raw Cashew Nuts and Raw Chinese Chestnuts have similar amounts of Energy per 100 kcal.Both Raw Cashew Nuts as well as Raw Chinese Chestnuts have insufficient amounts of Omega 3 in 100 kcal.