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Black pepper vs Saffron - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Black pepper and Saffron?

  • Black pepper is higher in Copper, Fiber, and Calcium, yet Saffron is higher in Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Folate, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Saffron's daily need coverage for Manganese is 681% more.
  • Black pepper has 6 times more Fiber than Saffron. While Black pepper has 25.3g of Fiber, Saffron has only 3.9g.

We used Spices, pepper, black and Spices, saffron 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +299.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Copper +305.5%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +54.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.5%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Equal in Zinc - 1.09
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 417% 189% 108% 153% 20% 30% 110%
Contains more Calcium +299.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Copper +305.5%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +54.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.5%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.1%
Contains more Folate +447.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 530
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.115
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 32% 0% 0% 270% 29% 62% 28% 0% 234% 70% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.1%
Contains more Folate +447.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 530
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.115

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 Saffron
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black pepper Saffron Opinion
Net carbs 38.65g 61.47g Saffron
Protein 10.39g 11.43g Saffron
Fats 3.26g 5.85g Saffron
Carbs 63.95g 65.37g Saffron
Calories 251kcal 310kcal Saffron
Starch g g
Fructose 0.23g g Black pepper
Sugar 0.64g g Saffron
Fiber 25.3g 3.9g Black pepper
Calcium 443mg 111mg Black pepper
Iron 9.71mg 11.1mg Saffron
Magnesium 171mg 264mg Saffron
Phosphorus 158mg 252mg Saffron
Potassium 1329mg 1724mg Saffron
Sodium 20mg 148mg Black pepper
Zinc 1.19mg 1.09mg Black pepper
Copper 1.33mg 0.328mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 547IU 530IU Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04mg mg Black pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 80.8mg Saffron
Vitamin B1 0.108mg 0.115mg Saffron
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.267mg Saffron
Vitamin B3 1.143mg 1.46mg Saffron
Vitamin B5 1.399mg mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291mg 1.01mg Saffron
Folate 17µg 93µg Saffron
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 163.7µg µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.058mg mg Black pepper
Threonine 0.244mg mg Black pepper
Isoleucine 0.366mg mg Black pepper
Leucine 1.014mg mg Black pepper
Lysine 0.244mg mg Black pepper
Methionine 0.096mg mg Black pepper
Phenylalanine 0.446mg mg Black pepper
Valine 0.547mg mg Black pepper
Histidine 0.159mg mg Black pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.392g 1.586g Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739g 0.429g Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998g 2.067g Saffron

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Black pepper 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
60
Black pepper
60
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
160
Black pepper
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
62%
Black pepper
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
65%
Saffron
Fats
15%
Black pepper
27%
Saffron

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 128mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.194g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
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. 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.