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Garlic powder vs Saffron - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 2.43g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.337g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder contains less Sodium (difference - 88mg)
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.
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.
Garlic powder 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
Garlic powder 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
34
Garlic powder
57
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
69
Garlic powder
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 Copper +62.5%
Contains more Zinc +174.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains less Sodium -59.5%
Contains more Iron +96.5%
Contains more Calcium +40.5%
Contains more Potassium +44.5%
Contains more Magnesium +242.9%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
Contains more Zinc +174.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains less Sodium -59.5%
Contains more Iron +96.5%
Contains more Calcium +40.5%
Contains more Potassium +44.5%
Contains more Magnesium +242.9%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +6633.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +6633.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.4%

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
99%
Garlic powder
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
73%
Garlic powder
65%
Saffron
Fats
3%
Garlic powder
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 Garlic powder Saffron Opinion
Calories 331 310 Garlic powder
Protein 16.55 11.43 Garlic powder
Fats 0.73 5.85 Saffron
Vitamin C 1.2 80.8 Saffron
Carbs 72.73 65.37 Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.65 11.1 Saffron
Calcium 79 111 Saffron
Potassium 1193 1724 Saffron
Magnesium 77 264 Saffron
Sugars 2.43 Garlic powder
Fiber 9 3.9 Garlic powder
Copper 0.533 0.328 Garlic powder
Zinc 2.99 1.09 Garlic powder
Starch
Phosphorus 414 252 Garlic powder
Sodium 60 148 Garlic powder
Vitamin A 0 530 Saffron
Vitamin E 0.67 Garlic powder
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.435 0.115 Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.267 Saffron
Vitamin B3 0.796 1.46 Saffron
Vitamin B5 0.743 Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 1.654 1.01 Garlic powder
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 Garlic powder
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.249 1.586 Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115 0.429 Saffron
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178 2.067 Saffron
Tryptophan 0.121 Garlic powder
Threonine 0.374 Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0.414 Garlic powder
Leucine 0.728 Garlic powder
Lysine 0.768 Garlic powder
Methionine 0.111 Garlic powder
Phenylalanine 0.525 Garlic powder
Valine 0.667 Garlic powder
Histidine 0.263 Garlic powder
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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