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Black pepper vs Star anise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.806g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sugars (difference - 0.64g)
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.
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 Star anise
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Star anise
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
34
Star anise
Mineral Summary Score
101
Black pepper
180
Star anise

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 Copper +46.2%
Contains more Iron +280.6%
Contains more Calcium +45.8%
Contains more Zinc +345.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.5%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Potassium - 1441
Equal in Magnesium - 170
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Iron +280.6%
Contains more Calcium +45.8%
Contains more Zinc +345.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.5%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Potassium - 1441
Equal in Magnesium - 170

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 A +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +214.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +214.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.4%

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
106%
Star anise
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
50%
Star anise
Fats
15%
Black pepper
73%
Star anise

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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 Star anise Opinion
Calories 251 337 Star anise
Protein 10.39 17.6 Star anise
Fats 3.26 15.9 Star anise
Vitamin C 0 21 Star anise
Carbs 63.95 50.02 Black pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 9.71 36.96 Star anise
Calcium 443 646 Star anise
Potassium 1329 1441 Star anise
Magnesium 171 170 Black pepper
Sugars 0.64 Black pepper
Fiber 25.3 14.6 Black pepper
Copper 1.33 0.91 Black pepper
Zinc 1.19 5.3 Star anise
Starch
Phosphorus 158 440 Star anise
Sodium 20 16 Star anise
Vitamin A 547 311 Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04 Black pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.108 0.34 Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.18 0.29 Star anise
Vitamin B3 1.143 3.06 Star anise
Vitamin B5 1.399 0.797 Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291 0.65 Star anise
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 163.7 Black pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Star anise
Saturated Fat 1.392 0.586 Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739 9.78 Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998 3.15 Star anise
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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