Whipping Cream vs. Peanuts

Nutrition comparison of Whipping Cream and Peanuts


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

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

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in whipping cream and peanuts:

  • Both whipping cream and peanuts are high in calcium, calories and saturated fat.
  • Peanut has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, whipping cream contains more Vitamin B12.
  • Peanut has signficantly more iron than whipping cream.
  • Peanut is an excellent source of dietary fiber, potassium and protein.
  • Whipping cream is an excellent source of Vitamin A.
Detailed nutritional comparison of whipping cream and peanuts 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: Whipping Cream (Cream, whipped, cream topping, pressurized) and Peanuts (Peanuts, all types, dry-roasted, without salt) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both whipping cream and peanuts are high in calories. Peanut has 128% more calories than whipping cream - whipping cream has 257 calories per 100 grams and peanut has 587 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, whipping cream is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and heavier in fat compared to peanuts per calorie. Whipping cream has a macronutrient ratio of 5:19:76 and for peanuts, 16:14:71 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Whipping Cream Peanuts
Protein 5% 16%
Carbohydrates 19% 14%
Fat 76% 71%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Whipping cream has 41% less carbohydrates than peanut - whipping cream has 12.5g of total carbs per 100 grams and peanut has 21.3g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Peanut is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than whipping cream - peanut has 8.4g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and whipping cream does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Whipping cream and peanuts contain similar amounts of sugar - whipping cream has 8g of sugar per 100 grams and peanut has 4.9g of sugar.



Protein

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Peanut is an excellent source of protein and it has 661% more protein than whipping cream - whipping cream has 3.2g of protein per 100 grams and peanut has 24.4g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both whipping cream and peanuts are high in saturated fat. Whipping cream has 79% more saturated fat than peanut - whipping cream has 13.8g of saturated fat per 100 grams and peanut has 7.7g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both peanuts and whipping cream are low in trans fat - peanut has 0.03g of trans fat per 100 grams and whipping cream does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Peanut has less cholesterol than whipping cream - whipping cream has 76mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and peanut does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin A

Whipping cream is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has more Vitamin A than peanut - whipping cream has 188ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and peanut does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin D

Whipping cream has more Vitamin D than peanut - whipping cream has 16iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and peanut does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Peanut has 670% more Vitamin E than whipping cream - whipping cream has 0.64mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and peanut has 4.9mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Whipping cream and peanuts contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - whipping cream has 1.9ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and peanut does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Peanut has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, whipping cream contains more Vitamin B12.

Whipping Cream Peanuts
Thiamin 0.037 MG 0.152 MG
Riboflavin 0.065 MG 0.197 MG
Niacin 0.07 MG 14.355 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.305 MG 1.011 MG
Vitamin B6 0.041 MG 0.466 MG
Folate 3 UG 97 UG
Vitamin B12 0.29 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Both whipping cream and peanuts are high in calcium. Whipping cream has 74% more calcium than peanut - whipping cream has 101mg of calcium per 100 grams and peanut has 58mg of calcium.

iron

Peanut has signficantly more iron than whipping cream - whipping cream has 0.05mg of iron per 100 grams and peanut has 1.6mg of iron.

potassium

Peanut is an excellent source of potassium and it has 331% more potassium than whipping cream - whipping cream has 147mg of potassium per 100 grams and peanut has 634mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Whipping Cream Peanuts
alpha linoleic acid 0.323 G 0.026 G
Total 0.323 G 0.026 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, peanut has more linoleic acid than whipping cream per 100 grams.

Whipping Cream Peanuts
linoleic acid 0.502 G 9.715 G
other omega 6 ~ 0.004 G
Total 0.502 G 9.719 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: Whipping Cream (Cream, whipped, cream topping, pressurized) and Peanuts (Peanuts, all types, dry-roasted, without salt) .

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