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Basil vs Coriander - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Coriander
Coriander is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Coriander
Coriander is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Coriander
Coriander is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Coriander
Coriander is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Basil
Basil contains less Sugars (difference - 0.57g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Basil
Basil is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Basil Coriander
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Basil Coriander
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
170
Basil
153
Coriander
Mineral Summary Score
34
Basil
22
Coriander

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Basil
7
:
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Calcium +164.2%
Contains more Magnesium +146.2%
Contains more Copper +71.1%
Contains more Zinc +62%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Contains more Potassium +76.6%
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Calcium +164.2%
Contains more Magnesium +146.2%
Contains more Copper +71.1%
Contains more Zinc +62%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Contains more Potassium +76.6%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Basil
2
:
Contains more Vitamin K +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +113.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.149
Contains more Vitamin K +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +113.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.149

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
19%
Basil
13%
Coriander
Carbohydrates
3%
Basil
4%
Coriander
Fats
3%
Basil
2%
Coriander

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Basil Coriander Opinion
Calories 23 23
Protein 3.15 2.13 Basil
Fats 0.64 0.52 Basil
Vitamin C 18 27 Coriander
Carbs 2.65 3.67 Coriander
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.17 1.77 Basil
Calcium 177 67 Basil
Potassium 295 521 Coriander
Magnesium 64 26 Basil
Sugars 0.3 0.87 Coriander
Fiber 1.6 2.8 Coriander
Copper 0.385 0.225 Basil
Zinc 0.81 0.5 Basil
Starch
Phosphorus 56 48 Basil
Sodium 4 46 Basil
Vitamin A 5275 6748 Coriander
Vitamin E 0.8 2.5 Coriander
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.067 Coriander
Vitamin B2 0.076 0.162 Coriander
Vitamin B3 0.902 1.114 Coriander
Vitamin B5 0.209 0.57 Coriander
Vitamin B6 0.155 0.149 Basil
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 414.8 310 Basil
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.014 Coriander
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.275 Coriander
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389 0.04 Basil
Tryptophan 0.039 Basil
Threonine 0.104 Basil
Isoleucine 0.104 Basil
Leucine 0.191 Basil
Lysine 0.11 Basil
Methionine 0.036 Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13 Basil
Valine 0.127 Basil
Histidine 0.051 Basil
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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