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Allspice vs Saffron - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Allspice and Saffron different?

  • Allspice is richer in Fiber, Calcium, and Copper, while Saffron is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Potassium, and Phosphorus.
  • Saffron covers your daily need of Manganese 1107% more than Allspice.
  • Allspice contains 6 times more Calcium than Saffron. Allspice contains 661mg of Calcium, while Saffron contains 111mg.

Spices, allspice, ground and Spices, saffron types were used in this article.

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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
Contains more Calcium +495.5%
Contains less Sodium -48%
Contains more Copper +68.6%
Contains more Iron +57.2%
Contains more Magnesium +95.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +123%
Contains more Potassium +65.1%
Equal in Zinc - 1.09
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 265% 97% 49% 93% 11% 28% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 417% 189% 108% 153% 20% 30% 110%
Contains more Calcium +495.5%
Contains less Sodium -48%
Contains more Copper +68.6%
Contains more Iron +57.2%
Contains more Magnesium +95.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +123%
Contains more Potassium +65.1%
Equal in Zinc - 1.09

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 B3 +95.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +106.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +323.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +381%
Contains more Folate +158.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 530
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 0% 0% 131% 26% 15% 54% 0% 49% 27% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 0% 0% 270% 29% 62% 28% 0% 234% 70% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +106.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +323.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +381%
Contains more Folate +158.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 530

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Allspice Saffron
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Allspice Saffron Opinion
Net carbs 50.52g 61.47g Saffron
Protein 6.09g 11.43g Saffron
Fats 8.69g 5.85g Allspice
Carbs 72.12g 65.37g Allspice
Calories 263kcal 310kcal Saffron
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 21.6g 3.9g Allspice
Calcium 661mg 111mg Allspice
Iron 7.06mg 11.1mg Saffron
Magnesium 135mg 264mg Saffron
Phosphorus 113mg 252mg Saffron
Potassium 1044mg 1724mg Saffron
Sodium 77mg 148mg Allspice
Zinc 1.01mg 1.09mg Saffron
Copper 0.553mg 0.328mg Allspice
Vitamin A 540IU 530IU Allspice
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39.2mg 80.8mg Saffron
Vitamin B1 0.101mg 0.115mg Saffron
Vitamin B2 0.063mg 0.267mg Saffron
Vitamin B3 2.86mg 1.46mg Allspice
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.21mg 1.01mg Saffron
Folate 36µg 93µg Saffron
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.55g 1.586g Saffron
Monounsaturated Fat 0.66g 0.429g Allspice
Polyunsaturated fat 2.36g 2.067g Allspice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Allspice Saffron
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
28
Allspice
60
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
115
Allspice
132
Saffron

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 food.
Protein
37%
Allspice
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
72%
Allspice
65%
Saffron
Fats
40%
Allspice
27%
Saffron

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.964g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Allspice
Allspice contains less Sodium (difference - 71mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Allspice
Allspice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food is cheaper?
Allspice
Allspice is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Allspice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171315/nutrients
  2. Saffron - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170934/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.