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Cumin vs Saffron - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 2.25g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Cumin Saffron
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cumin 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
42
Cumin
57
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
276
Cumin
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
Cumin
7
:
Contains more Iron +497.8%
Contains more Calcium +738.7%
Contains more Magnesium +38.6%
Contains more Copper +164.3%
Contains more Zinc +340.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +98%
Contains less Sodium -11.9%
Equal in Potassium - 1724
Contains more Iron +497.8%
Contains more Calcium +738.7%
Contains more Magnesium +38.6%
Contains more Copper +164.3%
Contains more Zinc +340.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +98%
Contains less Sodium -11.9%
Equal in Potassium - 1724

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
Cumin
6
:
Contains more Vitamin A +139.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +446.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +949.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +139.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +446.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +949.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.2%

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
107%
Cumin
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
65%
Saffron
Fats
103%
Cumin
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 Cumin Saffron Opinion
Calories 375 310 Cumin
Protein 17.81 11.43 Cumin
Fats 22.27 5.85 Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7 80.8 Saffron
Carbs 44.24 65.37 Saffron
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 66.36 11.1 Cumin
Calcium 931 111 Cumin
Potassium 1788 1724 Cumin
Magnesium 366 264 Cumin
Sugars 2.25 Cumin
Fiber 10.5 3.9 Cumin
Copper 0.867 0.328 Cumin
Zinc 4.8 1.09 Cumin
Starch
Phosphorus 499 252 Cumin
Sodium 168 148 Saffron
Vitamin A 1270 530 Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.628 0.115 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327 0.267 Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579 1.46 Cumin
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.435 1.01 Saffron
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.4 Cumin
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535 1.586 Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04 0.429 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279 2.067 Cumin
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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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