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Saffron vs Fenugreek - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.126g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek contains less Sodium (difference - 81mg)
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 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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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.
Saffron Fenugreek
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Saffron Fenugreek
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
57
Saffron
22
Fenugreek
Mineral Summary Score
91
Saffron
142
Fenugreek

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 Potassium +123.9%
Contains more Magnesium +38.2%
Contains more Iron +202.1%
Contains more Calcium +58.6%
Contains more Copper +238.4%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -54.7%
Contains more Potassium +123.9%
Contains more Magnesium +38.2%
Contains more Iron +202.1%
Contains more Calcium +58.6%
Contains more Copper +238.4%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -54.7%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +2593.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2593.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%

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
69%
Saffron
138%
Fenugreek
Carbohydrates
65%
Saffron
58%
Fenugreek
Fats
27%
Saffron
30%
Fenugreek

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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 Saffron Fenugreek Opinion
Calories 310 323 Fenugreek
Protein 11.43 23 Fenugreek
Fats 5.85 6.41 Fenugreek
Vitamin C 80.8 3 Saffron
Carbs 65.37 58.35 Saffron
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 11.1 33.53 Fenugreek
Calcium 111 176 Fenugreek
Potassium 1724 770 Saffron
Magnesium 264 191 Saffron
Sugars
Fiber 3.9 24.6 Fenugreek
Copper 0.328 1.11 Fenugreek
Zinc 1.09 2.5 Fenugreek
Starch
Phosphorus 252 296 Fenugreek
Sodium 148 67 Fenugreek
Vitamin A 530 60 Saffron
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.322 Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.267 0.366 Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 1.46 1.64 Fenugreek
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 1.01 0.6 Saffron
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.586 1.46 Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 0.429 Saffron
Polyunsaturated fat 2.067 Saffron
Tryptophan 0.391 Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898 Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241 Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757 Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684 Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338 Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089 Fenugreek
Valine 1.102 Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668 Fenugreek
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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