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Black pepper vs Flax - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 0.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.271g)
Which food is cheaper?
Black pepper
Black pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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 is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Flax
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Black pepper Flax
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
44
Flax
Mineral Summary Score
101
Black pepper
125
Flax

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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Flax
Contains more Iron +69.5%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Potassium +63.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +129.2%
Contains more Zinc +264.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +306.3%
Equal in Copper - 1.22
Contains more Iron +69.5%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Potassium +63.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +129.2%
Contains more Zinc +264.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +306.3%
Equal in Copper - 1.22

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
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4
Flax
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42%
Contains more Vitamin K +3707%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1422.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +169.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42%
Contains more Vitamin K +3707%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1422.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +169.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.5%

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
110%
Flax
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
29%
Flax
Fats
15%
Black pepper
195%
Flax

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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 Flax Opinion
Calories 251 534 Flax
Protein 10.39 18.29 Flax
Fats 3.26 42.16 Flax
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Flax
Carbs 63.95 28.88 Black pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 9.71 5.73 Black pepper
Calcium 443 255 Black pepper
Potassium 1329 813 Black pepper
Magnesium 171 392 Flax
Sugars 0.64 1.55 Flax
Fiber 25.3 27.3 Flax
Copper 1.33 1.22 Black pepper
Zinc 1.19 4.34 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 158 642 Flax
Sodium 20 30 Black pepper
Vitamin A 547 0 Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04 0.31 Black pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.108 1.644 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.18 0.161 Black pepper
Vitamin B3 1.143 3.08 Flax
Vitamin B5 1.399 0.985 Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291 0.473 Flax
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 163.7 4.3 Black pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Flax
Saturated Fat 1.392 3.663 Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739 7.527 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998 28.73 Flax
Tryptophan 0.058 0.297 Flax
Threonine 0.244 0.766 Flax
Isoleucine 0.366 0.896 Flax
Leucine 1.014 1.235 Flax
Lysine 0.244 0.862 Flax
Methionine 0.096 0.37 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.446 0.957 Flax
Valine 0.547 1.072 Flax
Histidine 0.159 0.472 Flax
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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