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Cinnamon vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Seed
Seed contains less Sugars (difference - 2.17g)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.985g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Cinnamon Seed
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon Seed
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
25
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
79
Cinnamon
137
Seed

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
:
4
Seed
Contains more Calcium +58.8%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +458.3%
Contains more Copper +172.6%
Contains more Zinc +150.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1243.8%
Equal in Iron - 7.72
Equal in Potassium - 407
Contains more Calcium +58.8%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +458.3%
Contains more Copper +172.6%
Contains more Zinc +150.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1243.8%
Equal in Iron - 7.72
Equal in Potassium - 407

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
:
3
Seed
Contains more Vitamin C +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +446.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +364%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2718.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +314.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +562.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +446.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +364%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2718.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +314.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +562.9%

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
24%
Cinnamon
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
42%
Seed
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
142%
Seed

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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 Seed Opinion
Calories 247 486 Seed
Protein 3.99 16.54 Seed
Fats 1.24 30.74 Seed
Vitamin C 3.8 1.6 Cinnamon
Carbs 80.59 42.12 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Cinnamon
Iron 8.32 7.72 Cinnamon
Calcium 1002 631 Cinnamon
Potassium 431 407 Cinnamon
Magnesium 60 335 Seed
Sugars 2.17 Cinnamon
Fiber 53.1 34.4 Cinnamon
Copper 0.339 0.924 Seed
Zinc 1.83 4.58 Seed
Starch
Phosphorus 64 860 Seed
Sodium 10 16 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295 54 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32 0.5 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.022 0.62 Seed
Vitamin B2 0.041 0.17 Seed
Vitamin B3 1.332 8.83 Seed
Vitamin B5 0.358 Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158 Cinnamon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.2 Cinnamon
Folic acid (B9) 0 Cinnamon
Trans Fat 0 0.14 Cinnamon
Saturated Fat 0.345 3.33 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246 2.309 Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068 23.665 Seed
Tryptophan 0.049 0.436 Seed
Threonine 0.136 0.709 Seed
Isoleucine 0.146 0.801 Seed
Leucine 0.253 1.371 Seed
Lysine 0.243 0.97 Seed
Methionine 0.078 0.588 Seed
Phenylalanine 0.146 1.016 Seed
Valine 0.224 0.95 Seed
Histidine 0.117 0.531 Seed
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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