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Black pepper vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Black pepper and Cinnamon

  • Black pepper is richer in Vitamin K, Copper, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Iron, and Phosphorus, while Cinnamon is higher in Manganese, Fiber, and Calcium.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily Manganese needs 205% more than Black pepper.
  • Black pepper has 5 times more Vitamin K than Cinnamon. Black pepper has 163.7µg of Vitamin K, while Cinnamon has 31.2µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, pepper, black and Spices, cinnamon, ground.

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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 +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +185%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.9%
Contains more Potassium +208.4%
Contains more Copper +292.3%
Contains more Calcium +126.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +185%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.9%
Contains more Potassium +208.4%
Contains more Copper +292.3%
Contains more Calcium +126.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%

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 +85.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +339%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +290.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.2%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +424.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.5%
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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
Contains more Vitamin A +85.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +339%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +290.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.2%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +424.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black pepper Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 38.65g 27.49g Black pepper
Protein 10.39g 3.99g Black pepper
Fats 3.26g 1.24g Black pepper
Carbs 63.95g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 251kcal 247kcal Black pepper
Starch g g
Fructose 0.23g 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar 0.64g 2.17g Black pepper
Fiber 25.3g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 443mg 1002mg Cinnamon
Iron 9.71mg 8.32mg Black pepper
Magnesium 171mg 60mg Black pepper
Phosphorus 158mg 64mg Black pepper
Potassium 1329mg 431mg Black pepper
Sodium 20mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 1.19mg 1.83mg Cinnamon
Copper 1.33mg 0.339mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 547IU 295IU Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04mg 2.32mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.108mg 0.022mg Black pepper
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.041mg Black pepper
Vitamin B3 1.143mg 1.332mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 1.399mg 0.358mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291mg 0.158mg Black pepper
Folate 17µg 6µg Black pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 163.7µg 31.2µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.058mg 0.049mg Black pepper
Threonine 0.244mg 0.136mg Black pepper
Isoleucine 0.366mg 0.146mg Black pepper
Leucine 1.014mg 0.253mg Black pepper
Lysine 0.244mg 0.243mg Black pepper
Methionine 0.096mg 0.078mg Black pepper
Phenylalanine 0.446mg 0.146mg Black pepper
Valine 0.547mg 0.224mg Black pepper
Histidine 0.159mg 0.117mg Black pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.392g 0.345g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739g 0.246g Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998g 0.068g Black pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Black pepper Cinnamon
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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
160
Black pepper
111
Cinnamon

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
15%
Black pepper
6%
Cinnamon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.047g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.53g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Black pepper
Black pepper is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.