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Saffron vs Mustard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sodium (difference - 956mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 0.92g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.372g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
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?
?
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 Mustard
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Saffron Mustard
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
8
Mustard
Mineral Summary Score
91
Saffron
36
Mustard

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
:
Contains more Iron +589.4%
Contains more Calcium +76.2%
Contains more Potassium +1034.2%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Copper +343.2%
Contains more Zinc +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.6%
Contains more Iron +589.4%
Contains more Calcium +76.2%
Contains more Potassium +1034.2%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Copper +343.2%
Contains more Zinc +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.6%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +26833.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +386.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +158.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +26833.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +386.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +281.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +158.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.9%

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
22%
Mustard
Carbohydrates
65%
Saffron
6%
Mustard
Fats
27%
Saffron
15%
Mustard

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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 Mustard Opinion
Calories 310 60 Saffron
Protein 11.43 3.74 Saffron
Fats 5.85 3.34 Saffron
Vitamin C 80.8 0.3 Saffron
Carbs 65.37 5.83 Saffron
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 11.1 1.61 Saffron
Calcium 111 63 Saffron
Potassium 1724 152 Saffron
Magnesium 264 48 Saffron
Sugars 0.92 Mustard
Fiber 3.9 4 Mustard
Copper 0.328 0.074 Saffron
Zinc 1.09 0.64 Saffron
Starch 0.64 Mustard
Phosphorus 252 108 Saffron
Sodium 148 1104 Saffron
Vitamin A 530 109 Saffron
Vitamin E 0.36 Mustard
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.177 Mustard
Vitamin B2 0.267 0.07 Saffron
Vitamin B3 1.46 0.565 Saffron
Vitamin B5 0.254 Mustard
Vitamin B6 1.01 0.07 Saffron
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.4 Mustard
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0.009 Saffron
Saturated Fat 1.586 0.214 Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.429 2.182 Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 2.067 0.774 Saffron
Tryptophan 0.009 Mustard
Threonine 0.167 Mustard
Isoleucine 0.146 Mustard
Leucine 0.292 Mustard
Lysine 0.264 Mustard
Methionine 0.076 Mustard
Phenylalanine 0.161 Mustard
Valine 0.189 Mustard
Histidine 0.119 Mustard
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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