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Flax vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 0.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.271g)
Which food is cheaper?
Black pepper
Black pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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 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.
Flax Black pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flax Black pepper
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
44
Flax
68
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
125
Flax
101
Black pepper

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
Flax
3
:
Contains more Magnesium +129.2%
Contains more Zinc +264.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +306.3%
Contains more Iron +69.5%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Potassium +63.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Copper - 1.33
Contains more Magnesium +129.2%
Contains more Zinc +264.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +306.3%
Contains more Iron +69.5%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Potassium +63.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Copper - 1.33

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
Flax
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1422.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +169.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42%
Contains more Vitamin K +3707%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1422.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +169.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42%
Contains more Vitamin K +3707%

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
110%
Flax
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
64%
Black pepper
Fats
195%
Flax
15%
Black pepper

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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 Flax Black pepper Opinion
Calories 534 251 Flax
Protein 18.29 10.39 Flax
Fats 42.16 3.26 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Flax
Carbs 28.88 63.95 Black pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.73 9.71 Black pepper
Calcium 255 443 Black pepper
Potassium 813 1329 Black pepper
Magnesium 392 171 Flax
Sugars 1.55 0.64 Flax
Fiber 27.3 25.3 Flax
Copper 1.22 1.33 Black pepper
Zinc 4.34 1.19 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 642 158 Flax
Sodium 30 20 Black pepper
Vitamin A 0 547 Black pepper
Vitamin E 0.31 1.04 Black pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.108 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 0.18 Black pepper
Vitamin B3 3.08 1.143 Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985 1.399 Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.473 0.291 Flax
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 163.7 Black pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663 1.392 Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 0.739 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 0.998 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.058 Flax
Threonine 0.766 0.244 Flax
Isoleucine 0.896 0.366 Flax
Leucine 1.235 1.014 Flax
Lysine 0.862 0.244 Flax
Methionine 0.37 0.096 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957 0.446 Flax
Valine 1.072 0.547 Flax
Histidine 0.472 0.159 Flax
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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