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Star anise vs Nutmeg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 25.354g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sugars (difference - 2.99g)
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 contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (16 mg)
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.
Star anise Nutmeg
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Star anise Nutmeg
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
12
Nutmeg
Mineral Summary Score
180
Star anise
67
Nutmeg

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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Nutmeg
Contains more Iron +1115.8%
Contains more Calcium +251.1%
Contains more Potassium +311.7%
Contains more Zinc +146.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.6%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 183
Equal in Sodium - 16
Contains more Iron +1115.8%
Contains more Calcium +251.1%
Contains more Potassium +311.7%
Contains more Zinc +146.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.6%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 183
Equal in Sodium - 16

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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3
Nutmeg
Contains more Vitamin C +600%
Contains more Vitamin A +204.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +408.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +306.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.346
Contains more Vitamin C +600%
Contains more Vitamin A +204.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +408.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +306.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.346

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
35%
Nutmeg
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
49%
Nutmeg
Fats
73%
Star anise
168%
Nutmeg

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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 Nutmeg Opinion
Calories 337 525 Nutmeg
Protein 17.6 5.84 Star anise
Fats 15.9 36.31 Nutmeg
Vitamin C 21 3 Star anise
Carbs 50.02 49.29 Star anise
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.96 3.04 Star anise
Calcium 646 184 Star anise
Potassium 1441 350 Star anise
Magnesium 170 183 Nutmeg
Sugars 2.99 Nutmeg
Fiber 14.6 20.8 Nutmeg
Copper 0.91 1.027 Nutmeg
Zinc 5.3 2.15 Star anise
Starch
Phosphorus 440 213 Star anise
Sodium 16 16
Vitamin A 311 102 Star anise
Vitamin E 0 Nutmeg
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.34 0.346 Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.057 Star anise
Vitamin B3 3.06 1.299 Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.797 Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.65 0.16 Star anise
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Nutmeg
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.586 25.94 Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78 3.22 Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15 0.35 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.