Hazelnut vs. Garlic

Nutrition comparison of Hazelnut and Garlic


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of hazelnut versus garlic (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in hazelnut and garlic:

  • Both garlic and hazelnut are high in calcium, calories, dietary fiber and potassium.
  • Garlic has signficantly less saturated fat than hazelnut.
  • Garlic is an excellent source of Vitamin C.
  • Hazelnut has more niacin and folate.
  • Hazelnut is an excellent source of Vitamin E, iron and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of hazelnut and garlic is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Hazelnut (Nuts, hazelnuts or filberts, dry roasted, without salt added) and Garlic (Garlic, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both garlic and hazelnut are high in calories. Hazelnut has 334% more calories than garlic - garlic has 149 calories per 100 grams and hazelnut has 646 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, hazelnut is lighter in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to garlic per calorie. Hazelnut has a macronutrient ratio of 9:10:81 and for garlic, 16:82:3 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Hazelnut Garlic
Protein 9% 16%
Carbohydrates 10% 82%
Fat 81% 3%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Garlic is high in carbohydrates and hazelnut has 47% less carbohydrates than garlic - garlic has 33.1g of total carbs per 100 grams and hazelnut has 17.6g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both garlic and hazelnut are high in dietary fiber. Hazelnut has 348% more dietary fiber than garlic - garlic has 2.1g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and hazelnut has 9.4g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Garlic and hazelnut contain similar amounts of sugar - garlic has 1g of sugar per 100 grams and hazelnut has 4.9g of sugar.



Protein

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Hazelnut is an excellent source of protein and it has 136% more protein than garlic - garlic has 6.4g of protein per 100 grams and hazelnut has 15g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Garlic has signficantly less saturated fat than hazelnut - garlic has 0.09g of saturated fat per 100 grams and hazelnut has 4.5g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Garlic is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has 721% more Vitamin C than hazelnut - garlic has 31.2mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and hazelnut has 3.8mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Hazelnut and garlic contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - hazelnut has 3ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and garlic does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Hazelnut is an excellent source of Vitamin E and it has 190 times more Vitamin E than garlic - garlic has 0.08mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and hazelnut has 15.3mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Garlic and hazelnut contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - garlic has 1.7ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and hazelnut does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Hazelnut has more niacin and folate. Both hazelnut and garlic contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.

Hazelnut Garlic
Thiamin 0.338 MG 0.2 MG
Riboflavin 0.123 MG 0.11 MG
Niacin 2.05 MG 0.7 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.923 MG 0.596 MG
Vitamin B6 0.62 MG 1.235 MG
Folate 88 UG 3 UG

Minerals

calcium

Both garlic and hazelnut are high in calcium. Garlic has 47% more calcium than hazelnut - garlic has 181mg of calcium per 100 grams and hazelnut has 123mg of calcium.

iron

Hazelnut is an excellent source of iron and it has 158% more iron than garlic - garlic has 1.7mg of iron per 100 grams and hazelnut has 4.4mg of iron.

potassium

Both garlic and hazelnut are high in potassium. Hazelnut has 88% more potassium than garlic - garlic has 401mg of potassium per 100 grams and hazelnut has 755mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Hazelnut Garlic
beta-carotene 36 UG 5 UG
alpha-carotene 1 UG ~
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 16 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, hazelnut has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than garlic per 100 grams.

Hazelnut Garlic
alpha linoleic acid 0.06 G 0.02 G
Total 0.06 G 0.02 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, hazelnut has more linoleic acid than garlic per 100 grams.

Hazelnut Garlic
other omega 6 0.06 G ~
linoleic acid 8.403 G 0.229 G
Total 8.463 G 0.229 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Hazelnut (Nuts, hazelnuts or filberts, dry roasted, without salt added) and Garlic (Garlic, raw) .

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