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Buckwheat vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Buckwheat and Cumin

  • Buckwheat has more Copper, however Cumin has more Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 802% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Buckwheat and Spices, cumin 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 +26.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Iron +2916.4%
Contains more Calcium +5072.2%
Contains more Potassium +288.7%
Contains more Magnesium +58.4%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 83% 6% 41% 166% 367% 66% 149% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Contains more Copper +26.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Iron +2916.4%
Contains more Calcium +5072.2%
Contains more Potassium +288.7%
Contains more Magnesium +58.4%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.8%

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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Cumin
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.3%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +521.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 26% 99% 132% 74% 49% 0% 0% 23%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.3%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +521.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.1%

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.
Buckwheat Cumin
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Buckwheat Cumin Opinion
Calories 343kcal 375kcal Cumin
Protein 13.25g 17.81g Cumin
Fats 3.4g 22.27g Cumin
Vitamin C 0mg 7.7mg Cumin
Net carbs 61.5g 33.74g Buckwheat
Carbs 71.5g 44.24g Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 2.2mg 66.36mg Cumin
Calcium 18mg 931mg Cumin
Potassium 460mg 1788mg Cumin
Magnesium 231mg 366mg Cumin
Sugar g 2.25g Buckwheat
Fiber 10g 10.5g Cumin
Copper 1.1mg 0.867mg Buckwheat
Zinc 2.4mg 4.8mg Cumin
Starch g g
Phosphorus 347mg 499mg Cumin
Sodium 1mg 168mg Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin E mg 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.101mg 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.425mg 0.327mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B3 7.02mg 4.579mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 1.233mg mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.21mg 0.435mg Cumin
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 5.4µg Cumin
Folate 30µg 10µg Buckwheat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.741g 1.535g Buckwheat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.04g 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 1.039g 3.279g Cumin
Tryptophan 0.192mg mg Buckwheat
Threonine 0.506mg mg Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.498mg mg Buckwheat
Leucine 0.832mg mg Buckwheat
Lysine 0.672mg mg Buckwheat
Methionine 0.172mg mg Buckwheat
Phenylalanine 0.52mg mg Buckwheat
Valine 0.678mg mg Buckwheat
Histidine 0.309mg mg Buckwheat
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Buckwheat Cumin
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
33
Buckwheat
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
109
Buckwheat
480
Cumin

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
80%
Buckwheat
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
72%
Buckwheat
44%
Cumin
Fats
16%
Buckwheat
103%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 167mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.794g)
Which food is cheaper?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Buckwheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170286/nutrients
  2. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.