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Bay leaf vs. Poppy seed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Bay leaf and Poppy seed?

  • Bay leaf is higher in Iron, Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Vitamin C, yet Poppy seed is higher in Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc.
  • Bay leaf's daily need coverage for Iron is 416% more.
  • Bay leaf has 47 times more Vitamin C than Poppy seed. While Bay leaf has 46.5mg of Vitamin C, Poppy seed has only 1mg.

We used Spices, bay leaf and Spices, poppy seed types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +340.6%
Contains less Sodium -11.5%
Contains more Manganese +21.8%
Contains more Calcium +72.4%
Contains more Magnesium +189.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +669.9%
Contains more Potassium +35.9%
Contains more Zinc +113.5%
Contains more Copper +291.1%
Contains more Selenium +382.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 251% 1613% 86% 49% 47% 3% 101% 139% 1066% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543% 875% 74%
Contains more Iron +340.6%
Contains less Sodium -11.5%
Contains more Manganese +21.8%
Contains more Calcium +72.4%
Contains more Magnesium +189.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +669.9%
Contains more Potassium +35.9%
Contains more Zinc +113.5%
Contains more Copper +291.1%
Contains more Selenium +382.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +4550%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +321%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +604.5%
Contains more Folate +119.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +9388.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 372% 0% 0% 155% 3% 98% 38% 0% 402% 135% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 36% 0% 4% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 62% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +4550%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +321%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +604.5%
Contains more Folate +119.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +9388.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +166.5%
Contains more Protein +136.4%
Contains more Fats +397.1%
Contains more Other +76%
Equal in Water - 5.95
8% 8% 75% 5% 4%
Protein: 7.61 g
Fats: 8.36 g
Carbs: 74.97 g
Water: 5.44 g
Other: 3.62 g
18% 42% 28% 6% 6%
Protein: 17.99 g
Fats: 41.56 g
Carbs: 28.13 g
Water: 5.95 g
Other: 6.37 g
Contains more Carbs +166.5%
Contains more Protein +136.4%
Contains more Fats +397.1%
Contains more Other +76%
Equal in Water - 5.95

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +264.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1147.6%
37% 26% 37%
Saturated Fat: 2.28 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.64 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.29 g
12% 15% 73%
Saturated Fat: 4.517 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.982 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 28.569 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +264.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1147.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bay leaf Poppy seed
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bay leaf Poppy seed Opinion
Net carbs 48.67g 8.63g Bay leaf
Protein 7.61g 17.99g Poppy seed
Fats 8.36g 41.56g Poppy seed
Carbs 74.97g 28.13g Bay leaf
Calories 313kcal 525kcal Poppy seed
Fructose 0.29g Poppy seed
Sugar 2.99g Bay leaf
Fiber 26.3g 19.5g Bay leaf
Calcium 834mg 1438mg Poppy seed
Iron 43mg 9.76mg Bay leaf
Magnesium 120mg 347mg Poppy seed
Phosphorus 113mg 870mg Poppy seed
Potassium 529mg 719mg Poppy seed
Sodium 23mg 26mg Bay leaf
Zinc 3.7mg 7.9mg Poppy seed
Copper 0.416mg 1.627mg Poppy seed
Manganese 8.167mg 6.707mg Bay leaf
Selenium 2.8µg 13.5µg Poppy seed
Vitamin A 6185IU 0IU Bay leaf
Vitamin A RAE 309µg 0µg Bay leaf
Vitamin E 1.77mg Poppy seed
Vitamin C 46.5mg 1mg Bay leaf
Vitamin B1 0.009mg 0.854mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.421mg 0.1mg Bay leaf
Vitamin B3 2.005mg 0.896mg Bay leaf
Vitamin B5 0.324mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B6 1.74mg 0.247mg Bay leaf
Folate 180µg 82µg Bay leaf
Choline 8.8mg Poppy seed
Tryptophan 0.184mg Poppy seed
Threonine 0.686mg Poppy seed
Isoleucine 0.819mg Poppy seed
Leucine 1.321mg Poppy seed
Lysine 0.952mg Poppy seed
Methionine 0.502mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.758mg Poppy seed
Valine 1.095mg Poppy seed
Histidine 0.471mg Poppy seed
Saturated Fat 2.28g 4.517g Bay leaf
Monounsaturated Fat 1.64g 5.982g Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 2.29g 28.569g Poppy seed
Omega-3 - ALA 0.273g Poppy seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bay leaf Poppy seed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
92%
Bay leaf
33%
Poppy seed
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
337%
Bay leaf
319%
Poppy seed

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.237g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bay leaf - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170917/nutrients
  2. Poppy seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171330/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.