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Cumin vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sugars (difference - 1.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 157mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.422g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($4)
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.
Cumin Sesame
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price 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
Cumin Sesame
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
33
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
276
Cumin
224
Sesame

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
3
:
5
Sesame
Contains more Iron +356.1%
Contains more Potassium +282.1%
Contains more Copper +370.8%
Contains more Zinc +61.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
Equal in Calcium - 975
Equal in Magnesium - 351
Contains more Iron +356.1%
Contains more Potassium +282.1%
Contains more Copper +370.8%
Contains more Zinc +61.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
Equal in Calcium - 975
Equal in Magnesium - 351

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
:
3
Sesame
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +14011.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1232%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.515
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +14011.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1232%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.515

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
23%
Sesame
Fats
103%
Cumin
229%
Sesame

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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 Sesame Opinion
Calories 375 573 Sesame
Protein 17.81 17.73 Cumin
Fats 22.27 49.67 Sesame
Vitamin C 7.7 0 Cumin
Carbs 44.24 23.45 Cumin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 66.36 14.55 Cumin
Calcium 931 975 Sesame
Potassium 1788 468 Cumin
Magnesium 366 351 Cumin
Sugars 2.25 0.3 Cumin
Fiber 10.5 11.8 Sesame
Copper 0.867 4.082 Sesame
Zinc 4.8 7.75 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 499 629 Sesame
Sodium 168 11 Sesame
Vitamin A 1270 9 Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33 0.25 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.628 0.791 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.327 0.247 Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579 4.515 Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.05 Sesame
Vitamin B6 0.435 0.79 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.4 0 Cumin
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.535 6.957 Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04 18.759 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279 21.773 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763 Sesame
Leucine 1.358 Sesame
Lysine 0.569 Sesame
Methionine 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 Sesame
Valine 0.99 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 Sesame
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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