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Star anise vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sugars (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 152mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.949g)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (5)
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 Cumin
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Star anise Cumin
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
42
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
180
Star anise
276
Cumin

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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5
Cumin
Contains more Zinc +10.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Calcium +44.1%
Contains more Potassium +24.1%
Contains more Magnesium +115.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.867
Equal in Zinc - 4.8
Contains more Zinc +10.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Calcium +44.1%
Contains more Potassium +24.1%
Contains more Magnesium +115.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.867
Equal in Zinc - 4.8

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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6
Cumin
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +308.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +84.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +308.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +84.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.6%

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
106%
Star anise
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
44%
Cumin
Fats
73%
Star anise
103%
Cumin

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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 Cumin Opinion
Calories 337 375 Cumin
Protein 17.6 17.81 Cumin
Fats 15.9 22.27 Cumin
Vitamin C 21 7.7 Star anise
Carbs 50.02 44.24 Star anise
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.96 66.36 Cumin
Calcium 646 931 Cumin
Potassium 1441 1788 Cumin
Magnesium 170 366 Cumin
Sugars 2.25 Cumin
Fiber 14.6 10.5 Star anise
Copper 0.91 0.867 Star anise
Zinc 5.3 4.8 Star anise
Starch
Phosphorus 440 499 Cumin
Sodium 16 168 Star anise
Vitamin A 311 1270 Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.34 0.628 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.327 Cumin
Vitamin B3 3.06 4.579 Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.797 Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.65 0.435 Star anise
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.4 Cumin
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.586 1.535 Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78 14.04 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15 3.279 Cumin
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.