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Black pepper vs Fenugreek - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Black pepper and Fenugreek different?

  • Black pepper is higher in Manganese, Calcium, Copper, and Potassium, however Fenugreek is richer in Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Black pepper is 501% higher.
  • Black pepper contains 3 times more Calcium than Fenugreek. While Black pepper contains 443mg of Calcium, Fenugreek contains only 176mg.

Spices, pepper, black and Spices, fenugreek seed are the varieties 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 +151.7%
Contains more Potassium +72.6%
Contains less Sodium -70.1%
Contains more Copper +19.8%
Contains more Iron +245.3%
Contains more Magnesium +11.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.3%
Contains more Zinc +110.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Contains more Calcium +151.7%
Contains more Potassium +72.6%
Contains less Sodium -70.1%
Contains more Copper +19.8%
Contains more Iron +245.3%
Contains more Magnesium +11.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.3%
Contains more Zinc +110.1%

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 A +811.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +198.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.2%
Contains more Folate +235.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +811.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +198.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.2%
Contains more Folate +235.3%

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.
Black pepper Fenugreek
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black pepper Fenugreek Opinion
Net carbs 38.65g 33.75g Black pepper
Protein 10.39g 23g Fenugreek
Fats 3.26g 6.41g Fenugreek
Carbs 63.95g 58.35g Black pepper
Calories 251kcal 323kcal Fenugreek
Starch g g
Fructose 0.23g g Black pepper
Sugar 0.64g g Fenugreek
Fiber 25.3g 24.6g Black pepper
Calcium 443mg 176mg Black pepper
Iron 9.71mg 33.53mg Fenugreek
Magnesium 171mg 191mg Fenugreek
Phosphorus 158mg 296mg Fenugreek
Potassium 1329mg 770mg Black pepper
Sodium 20mg 67mg Black pepper
Zinc 1.19mg 2.5mg Fenugreek
Copper 1.33mg 1.11mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 547IU 60IU Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04mg mg Black pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B1 0.108mg 0.322mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.366mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 1.143mg 1.64mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B5 1.399mg mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291mg 0.6mg Fenugreek
Folate 17µg 57µg Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 163.7µg µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.058mg 0.391mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.244mg 0.898mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 0.366mg 1.241mg Fenugreek
Leucine 1.014mg 1.757mg Fenugreek
Lysine 0.244mg 1.684mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.096mg 0.338mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 0.446mg 1.089mg Fenugreek
Valine 0.547mg 1.102mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.159mg 0.668mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.392g 1.46g Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739g g Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998g g Black pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Black pepper Fenugreek
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
60
Black pepper
33
Fenugreek
Mineral Summary Score
160
Black pepper
261
Fenugreek

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
62%
Black pepper
138%
Fenugreek
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
58%
Fenugreek
Fats
15%
Black pepper
30%
Fenugreek

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/nutrients
  2. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/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.