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Flax vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Flax
Flax contains less Sugars (difference - 0.62g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flax
Flax is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.318g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Cinnamon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flax 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
44
Flax
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
125
Flax
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
Flax
5
:
Contains more Potassium +88.6%
Contains more Magnesium +553.3%
Contains more Copper +259.9%
Contains more Zinc +137.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +903.1%
Contains more Iron +45.2%
Contains more Calcium +292.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Potassium +88.6%
Contains more Magnesium +553.3%
Contains more Copper +259.9%
Contains more Zinc +137.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +903.1%
Contains more Iron +45.2%
Contains more Calcium +292.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
Flax
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +7372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +292.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +131.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +175.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +648.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +625.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +7372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +292.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +131.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +175.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +648.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +625.6%

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
195%
Flax
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 Flax Cinnamon Opinion
Calories 534 247 Flax
Protein 18.29 3.99 Flax
Fats 42.16 1.24 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 3.8 Cinnamon
Carbs 28.88 80.59 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.73 8.32 Cinnamon
Calcium 255 1002 Cinnamon
Potassium 813 431 Flax
Magnesium 392 60 Flax
Sugars 1.55 2.17 Cinnamon
Fiber 27.3 53.1 Cinnamon
Copper 1.22 0.339 Flax
Zinc 4.34 1.83 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 642 64 Flax
Sodium 30 10 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 0 295 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 0.31 2.32 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.022 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 0.041 Flax
Vitamin B3 3.08 1.332 Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985 0.358 Flax
Vitamin B6 0.473 0.158 Flax
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 31.2 Cinnamon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663 0.345 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 0.246 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 0.068 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.049 Flax
Threonine 0.766 0.136 Flax
Isoleucine 0.896 0.146 Flax
Leucine 1.235 0.253 Flax
Lysine 0.862 0.243 Flax
Methionine 0.37 0.078 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957 0.146 Flax
Valine 1.072 0.224 Flax
Histidine 0.472 0.117 Flax
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