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Black pepper vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Black pepper and Seed?

  • Black pepper is richer in Manganese, Copper, and Potassium, yet Seed is richer in Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Fiber, and Zinc.
  • Black pepper's daily need coverage for Manganese is 436% higher.
  • Black pepper has 3 times more Potassium than Seed. Black pepper has 1329mg of Potassium, while Seed has 407mg.

We used Spices, pepper, black and Seeds, chia seeds, dried types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +25.8%
Contains more Potassium +226.5%
Contains more Copper +43.9%
Contains more Calcium +42.4%
Contains more Magnesium +95.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +444.3%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +284.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Contains more Iron +25.8%
Contains more Potassium +226.5%
Contains more Copper +43.9%
Contains more Calcium +42.4%
Contains more Magnesium +95.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +444.3%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +284.9%

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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Seed
Contains more Vitamin A +913%
Contains more Vitamin E +108%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +474.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +672.5%
Contains more Folate +188.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17
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% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +913%
Contains more Vitamin E +108%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +474.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +672.5%
Contains more Folate +188.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17

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 Seed
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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 Seed Opinion
Net carbs 38.65g 7.72g Black pepper
Protein 10.39g 16.54g Seed
Fats 3.26g 30.74g Seed
Carbs 63.95g 42.12g Black pepper
Calories 251kcal 486kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose 0.23g g Black pepper
Sugar 0.64g g Seed
Fiber 25.3g 34.4g Seed
Calcium 443mg 631mg Seed
Iron 9.71mg 7.72mg Black pepper
Magnesium 171mg 335mg Seed
Phosphorus 158mg 860mg Seed
Potassium 1329mg 407mg Black pepper
Sodium 20mg 16mg Seed
Zinc 1.19mg 4.58mg Seed
Copper 1.33mg 0.924mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 547IU 54IU Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04mg 0.5mg Black pepper
Vitamin D 0IU IU Black pepper
Vitamin D 0µg µg Black pepper
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.108mg 0.62mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.17mg Black pepper
Vitamin B3 1.143mg 8.83mg Seed
Vitamin B5 1.399mg mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291mg mg Black pepper
Folate 17µg 49µg Seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 163.7µg µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.058mg 0.436mg Seed
Threonine 0.244mg 0.709mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.366mg 0.801mg Seed
Leucine 1.014mg 1.371mg Seed
Lysine 0.244mg 0.97mg Seed
Methionine 0.096mg 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine 0.446mg 1.016mg Seed
Valine 0.547mg 0.95mg Seed
Histidine 0.159mg 0.531mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.14g Black pepper
Saturated Fat 1.392g 3.33g Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739g 2.309g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998g 23.665g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Black pepper Seed
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
35
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
160
Black pepper
195
Seed

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
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
42%
Seed
Fats
15%
Black pepper
142%
Seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.938g)
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.