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Cumin vs Star anise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 152mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.949g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Star anise
Star anise 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?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (5)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cumin Star anise
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
42
Cumin
34
Star anise
Mineral Summary Score
276
Cumin
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
Cumin
5
:
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Calcium +44.1%
Contains more Potassium +24.1%
Contains more Magnesium +115.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.4%
Contains more Zinc +10.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.91
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Calcium +44.1%
Contains more Potassium +24.1%
Contains more Magnesium +115.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.4%
Contains more Zinc +10.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.91

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 +308.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +84.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +308.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +84.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.4%

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
107%
Cumin
106%
Star anise
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
50%
Star anise
Fats
103%
Cumin
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 Cumin Star anise Opinion
Calories 375 337 Cumin
Protein 17.81 17.6 Cumin
Fats 22.27 15.9 Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7 21 Star anise
Carbs 44.24 50.02 Star anise
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 66.36 36.96 Cumin
Calcium 931 646 Cumin
Potassium 1788 1441 Cumin
Magnesium 366 170 Cumin
Sugars 2.25 Cumin
Fiber 10.5 14.6 Star anise
Copper 0.867 0.91 Star anise
Zinc 4.8 5.3 Star anise
Starch
Phosphorus 499 440 Cumin
Sodium 168 16 Star anise
Vitamin A 1270 311 Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.628 0.34 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327 0.29 Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579 3.06 Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.797 Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.435 0.65 Star anise
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.4 Cumin
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.535 0.586 Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04 9.78 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279 3.15 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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.