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Black pepper vs Saffron - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 0.64g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.194g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 128mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Black pepper Saffron
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Black pepper Saffron
Low Calories diet ok
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
68
Black pepper
57
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
101
Black pepper
91
Saffron

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
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Contains more Calcium +299.1%
Contains more Copper +305.5%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Magnesium +54.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.5%
Equal in Zinc - 1.09
Contains more Calcium +299.1%
Contains more Copper +305.5%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Magnesium +54.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.5%
Equal in Zinc - 1.09

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 530
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.115
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 530
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.115

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
62%
Black pepper
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
65%
Saffron
Fats
15%
Black pepper
27%
Saffron

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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 Black pepper Saffron Opinion
Calories 251 310 Saffron
Protein 10.39 11.43 Saffron
Fats 3.26 5.85 Saffron
Vitamin C 0 80.8 Saffron
Carbs 63.95 65.37 Saffron
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 9.71 11.1 Saffron
Calcium 443 111 Black pepper
Potassium 1329 1724 Saffron
Magnesium 171 264 Saffron
Sugars 0.64 Black pepper
Fiber 25.3 3.9 Black pepper
Copper 1.33 0.328 Black pepper
Zinc 1.19 1.09 Black pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 158 252 Saffron
Sodium 20 148 Black pepper
Vitamin A 547 530 Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04 Black pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.108 0.115 Saffron
Vitamin B2 0.18 0.267 Saffron
Vitamin B3 1.143 1.46 Saffron
Vitamin B5 1.399 Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291 1.01 Saffron
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 163.7 Black pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.392 1.586 Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739 0.429 Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998 2.067 Saffron
Tryptophan 0.058 Black pepper
Threonine 0.244 Black pepper
Isoleucine 0.366 Black pepper
Leucine 1.014 Black pepper
Lysine 0.244 Black pepper
Methionine 0.096 Black pepper
Phenylalanine 0.446 Black pepper
Valine 0.547 Black pepper
Histidine 0.159 Black pepper
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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