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Saffron vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 2.17g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.241g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 138mg)
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 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 Cinnamon
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Saffron Cinnamon
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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
91
Saffron
79
Cinnamon

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 Iron +33.4%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +340%
Contains more Phosphorus +293.8%
Contains more Calcium +802.7%
Contains more Zinc +67.9%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.339
Contains more Iron +33.4%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +340%
Contains more Phosphorus +293.8%
Contains more Calcium +802.7%
Contains more Zinc +67.9%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.339

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 +2026.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +79.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +551.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +539.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.332
Contains more Vitamin C +2026.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +79.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +551.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +539.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.332

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
65%
Saffron
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
27%
Saffron
6%
Cinnamon

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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 Cinnamon Opinion
Calories 310 247 Saffron
Protein 11.43 3.99 Saffron
Fats 5.85 1.24 Saffron
Vitamin C 80.8 3.8 Saffron
Carbs 65.37 80.59 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 11.1 8.32 Saffron
Calcium 111 1002 Cinnamon
Potassium 1724 431 Saffron
Magnesium 264 60 Saffron
Sugars 2.17 Cinnamon
Fiber 3.9 53.1 Cinnamon
Copper 0.328 0.339 Cinnamon
Zinc 1.09 1.83 Cinnamon
Starch
Phosphorus 252 64 Saffron
Sodium 148 10 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 530 295 Saffron
Vitamin E 2.32 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.022 Saffron
Vitamin B2 0.267 0.041 Saffron
Vitamin B3 1.46 1.332 Saffron
Vitamin B5 0.358 Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 1.01 0.158 Saffron
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.2 Cinnamon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.586 0.345 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.429 0.246 Saffron
Polyunsaturated fat 2.067 0.068 Saffron
Tryptophan 0.049 Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136 Cinnamon
Isoleucine 0.146 Cinnamon
Leucine 0.253 Cinnamon
Lysine 0.243 Cinnamon
Methionine 0.078 Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146 Cinnamon
Valine 0.224 Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117 Cinnamon
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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