Pepitas vs Peanuts: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Pepitas - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Peanuts - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Pepitas

At first glance, you can see that in pepitas is just a little less calories than in peanuts.

Pepitas has 559 kcal per 100g and peanuts 567 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 1%.

In pepitas and in peanuts most calories came from fat.

See tables below to compare pepitas with peanuts in details.

Fact 2: Pepitas And Peanuts Nutrition Difference

Peanuts vs Pepitas: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gPepitasPeanuts
Calories559 567
Carbohydrates10.71 g16.13 g
Fat49.05 g49.24 g
Dietary fiber6 g8.5 g
Protein30.23 g25.8 g
Calcium46 mg92 mg
Iron8.82 mg4.58 mg
Magnessium592 mg168 mg
Potassium809 mg705 mg
Sodium7 mg18 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.273 mg0.64 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.153 mg0.135 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)4.987 mg12.066 mg
Vitaminium B60.143 mg0.348 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.058 mg240 mg
Vitaminium E2.18 mg8.33 mg

More protein in pepitas

It is aslo easy to see see that in pepitas is more protein than in peanuts.

There is 25.8g per 100g of peanuts and 30.23g per 100g of pepitas so using simple math we can see that difference is about 17%.

Less carbohydrates in pepitas

In pepitas is less carbohydrates than in peanuts.

There is 16.13g/100g of carbohydrates in peanuts and 10.71g/100g in pepitas so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 51%.

Less fat in pepitas

In pepitas is less fats than in peanuts.

The tables above show us that there is 49.24g/100g of fats in peanuts and 49.05g/100g in pepitas. In this case difference is about 0%.


  • Calories559
  • Carbohydrates10.71 g
  • Fat49.05 g
  • Dietary fiber6 g
  • Protein30.23 g
Pepitas calories per:
100g | ounce | standard serving size | handfull | tablespoon | teaspoon | glass

Calories source

  • 7% CARBS.
  • 20% PROTEIN
  • 73% FAT


  • Calories567
  • Carbohydrates16.13 g
  • Fat49.24 g
  • Dietary fiber8.5 g
  • Protein25.8 g
Peanuts calories per:
100g | ounce | handfull | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 11% CARBS
  • 17% PROTEIN
  • 73% FAT

Vitamins: peanuts vs pepitas

Minerals: pepitas vs peanuts

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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