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Cumin vs Allspice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cumin and Allspice

  • Cumin has more Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Copper, Zinc, Calcium, and Potassium, however Allspice is higher in Fiber, and Vitamin C.
  • Cumin covers your daily Iron needs 741% more than Allspice.
  • Allspice contains 6 times less Vitamin B1 than Cumin. Cumin contains 0.628mg of Vitamin B1, while Allspice contains 0.101mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, cumin seed and Spices, allspice, 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
Cumin
7
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Contains more Iron +839.9%
Contains more Calcium +40.8%
Contains more Potassium +71.3%
Contains more Magnesium +171.1%
Contains more Copper +56.8%
Contains more Zinc +375.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +341.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 265% 199% 93% 97% 185% 28% 49% 11%
Contains more Iron +839.9%
Contains more Calcium +40.8%
Contains more Potassium +71.3%
Contains more Magnesium +171.1%
Contains more Copper +56.8%
Contains more Zinc +375.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +341.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.2%

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
Cumin
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +135.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +521.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +419%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +409.1%
Contains more Folate +260%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 131% 33% 0% 0% 26% 15% 54% 0% 49% 0% 0% 27%
Contains more Vitamin A +135.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +521.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +419%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +409.1%
Contains more Folate +260%

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
51
Cumin
28
Allspice
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
115
Allspice

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
107%
Cumin
37%
Allspice
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
72%
Allspice
Fats
103%
Cumin
40%
Allspice

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

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Cumin Allspice
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Allspice
Allspice is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Allspice
Allspice contains less Sodium (difference - 91mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Allspice
Allspice is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Allspice Opinion
Calories 375 263 Cumin
Protein 17.81 6.09 Cumin
Fats 22.27 8.69 Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7 39.2 Allspice
Carbs 44.24 72.12 Allspice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 66.36 7.06 Cumin
Calcium 931 661 Cumin
Potassium 1788 1044 Cumin
Magnesium 366 135 Cumin
Sugar 2.25 Allspice
Fiber 10.5 21.6 Allspice
Copper 0.867 0.553 Cumin
Zinc 4.8 1.01 Cumin
Starch
Phosphorus 499 113 Cumin
Sodium 168 77 Allspice
Vitamin A 1270 540 Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.628 0.101 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327 0.063 Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579 2.86 Cumin
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.435 0.21 Cumin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.4 Cumin
Folate 10 36 Allspice
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535 2.55 Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04 0.66 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279 2.36 Cumin
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/nutrients
  2. Allspice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171315/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.