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Star anise vs Allspice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.964g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Allspice
Allspice is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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.
Star anise Allspice
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Star anise Allspice
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
Star anise
28
Allspice
Mineral Summary Score
180
Star anise
82
Allspice

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 Iron +423.5%
Contains more Potassium +38%
Contains more Magnesium +25.9%
Contains more Copper +64.6%
Contains more Zinc +424.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +289.4%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Equal in Calcium - 661
Contains more Iron +423.5%
Contains more Potassium +38%
Contains more Magnesium +25.9%
Contains more Copper +64.6%
Contains more Zinc +424.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +289.4%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Equal in Calcium - 661

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 +236.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +209.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +73.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.86
Contains more Vitamin B1 +236.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +209.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +73.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.86

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
106%
Star anise
37%
Allspice
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
72%
Allspice
Fats
73%
Star anise
40%
Allspice

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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 Star anise Allspice Opinion
Calories 337 263 Star anise
Protein 17.6 6.09 Star anise
Fats 15.9 8.69 Star anise
Vitamin C 21 39.2 Allspice
Carbs 50.02 72.12 Allspice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.96 7.06 Star anise
Calcium 646 661 Allspice
Potassium 1441 1044 Star anise
Magnesium 170 135 Star anise
Sugars
Fiber 14.6 21.6 Allspice
Copper 0.91 0.553 Star anise
Zinc 5.3 1.01 Star anise
Starch
Phosphorus 440 113 Star anise
Sodium 16 77 Star anise
Vitamin A 311 540 Allspice
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.34 0.101 Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.063 Star anise
Vitamin B3 3.06 2.86 Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.797 Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.65 0.21 Star anise
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.586 2.55 Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78 0.66 Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15 2.36 Star anise
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.