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Black pepper vs Star anise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Black pepper and Star anise

  • Black pepper has more Manganese, Copper, and Fiber, however Star anise is richer in Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Calcium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Black pepper's daily need coverage for Manganese is 454% more.
  • Black pepper contains 2 times more Fiber than Star anise. Black pepper contains 25.3g of Fiber, while Star anise contains 14.6g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, pepper, black and Spices, anise seed.

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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 Copper +46.2%
Contains more Calcium +45.8%
Contains more Iron +280.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.5%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +345.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 170
Equal in Potassium - 1441
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Calcium +45.8%
Contains more Iron +280.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.5%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +345.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 170
Equal in Potassium - 1441

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 +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.5%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +214.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.4%
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 19% 0% 0% 70% 86% 67% 58% 48% 150% 8% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.5%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +214.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.4%

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 Star anise
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Star anise Opinion
Net carbs 38.65g 35.42g Black pepper
Protein 10.39g 17.6g Star anise
Fats 3.26g 15.9g Star anise
Carbs 63.95g 50.02g Black pepper
Calories 251kcal 337kcal Star anise
Starch g g
Fructose 0.23g g Black pepper
Sugar 0.64g g Star anise
Fiber 25.3g 14.6g Black pepper
Calcium 443mg 646mg Star anise
Iron 9.71mg 36.96mg Star anise
Magnesium 171mg 170mg Black pepper
Phosphorus 158mg 440mg Star anise
Potassium 1329mg 1441mg Star anise
Sodium 20mg 16mg Star anise
Zinc 1.19mg 5.3mg Star anise
Copper 1.33mg 0.91mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 547IU 311IU Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04mg mg Black pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 21mg Star anise
Vitamin B1 0.108mg 0.34mg Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.29mg Star anise
Vitamin B3 1.143mg 3.06mg Star anise
Vitamin B5 1.399mg 0.797mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291mg 0.65mg Star anise
Folate 17µg 10µg Black pepper
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 g Star anise
Saturated Fat 1.392g 0.586g Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739g 9.78g Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998g 3.15g Star anise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Black pepper Star anise
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
42
Star anise
Mineral Summary Score
160
Black pepper
308
Star anise

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
106%
Star anise
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
50%
Star anise
Fats
15%
Black pepper
73%
Star anise

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.806g)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
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. Star anise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171316/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.