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Nutmeg vs Star anise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sugars (difference - 2.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 25.354g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (16 mg)
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.
Nutmeg Star anise
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nutmeg 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
12
Nutmeg
34
Star anise
Mineral Summary Score
67
Nutmeg
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
Nutmeg
2
:
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Iron +1115.8%
Contains more Calcium +251.1%
Contains more Potassium +311.7%
Contains more Zinc +146.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 170
Equal in Sodium - 16
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Iron +1115.8%
Contains more Calcium +251.1%
Contains more Potassium +311.7%
Contains more Zinc +146.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 170
Equal in Sodium - 16

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
Nutmeg
3
:
Contains more Vitamin C +600%
Contains more Vitamin A +204.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +408.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +306.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.34
Contains more Vitamin C +600%
Contains more Vitamin A +204.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +408.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +306.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.34

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
35%
Nutmeg
106%
Star anise
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
50%
Star anise
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
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 Nutmeg Star anise Opinion
Calories 525 337 Nutmeg
Protein 5.84 17.6 Star anise
Fats 36.31 15.9 Nutmeg
Vitamin C 3 21 Star anise
Carbs 49.29 50.02 Star anise
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.04 36.96 Star anise
Calcium 184 646 Star anise
Potassium 350 1441 Star anise
Magnesium 183 170 Nutmeg
Sugars 2.99 Nutmeg
Fiber 20.8 14.6 Nutmeg
Copper 1.027 0.91 Nutmeg
Zinc 2.15 5.3 Star anise
Starch
Phosphorus 213 440 Star anise
Sodium 16 16
Vitamin A 102 311 Star anise
Vitamin E 0 Nutmeg
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.346 0.34 Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.057 0.29 Star anise
Vitamin B3 1.299 3.06 Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.797 Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.65 Star anise
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Nutmeg
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 25.94 0.586 Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22 9.78 Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35 3.15 Star anise
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.