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Cinnamon vs Saffron - 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.
Cinnamon Saffron
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
Cinnamon Saffron
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
21
Cinnamon
57
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
79
Cinnamon
91
Saffron

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 Calcium +802.7%
Contains more Zinc +67.9%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Iron +33.4%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +340%
Contains more Phosphorus +293.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.328
Contains more Calcium +802.7%
Contains more Zinc +67.9%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Iron +33.4%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +340%
Contains more Phosphorus +293.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.328

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 - 1.46
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 - 1.46

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
24%
Cinnamon
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
65%
Saffron
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
27%
Saffron

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