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Cumin vs Almond - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cumin and Almond

  • Cumin has more Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium, however Almond is higher in Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, and Copper.
  • Cumin covers your daily Iron needs 783% more than Almond.
  • Almond contains 3 times less Calcium than Cumin. Cumin contains 931mg of Calcium, while Almond contains 269mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, cumin seed and Nuts, almonds.

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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
6
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2
Almond
Contains more Calcium +246.1%
Contains more Iron +1688.7%
Contains more Magnesium +35.6%
Contains more Potassium +143.9%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +18.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 481
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344%
Contains more Calcium +246.1%
Contains more Iron +1688.7%
Contains more Magnesium +35.6%
Contains more Potassium +143.9%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +18.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 481

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
6
:
4
Almond
Contains more Vitamin A +63400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +217.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +669.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +248%
Contains more Folate +340%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 513% 0% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +63400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +217.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +669.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +248%
Contains more Folate +340%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Almond Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 9.05g Cumin
Protein 17.81g 21.15g Almond
Fats 22.27g 49.93g Almond
Carbs 44.24g 21.55g Cumin
Calories 375kcal 579kcal Almond
Starch g 0.72g Almond
Fructose g 0.11g Almond
Sugar 2.25g 4.35g Cumin
Fiber 10.5g 12.5g Almond
Calcium 931mg 269mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 3.71mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 270mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 481mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 733mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 1mg Almond
Zinc 4.8mg 3.12mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 1.031mg Almond
Vitamin A 1270IU 2IU Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg 25.63mg Almond
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 0mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.205mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 1.138mg Almond
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 3.618mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg 0.471mg Almond
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.137mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 44µg Almond
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.4µg 0µg Cumin
Tryptophan mg 0.211mg Almond
Threonine mg 0.601mg Almond
Isoleucine mg 0.751mg Almond
Leucine mg 1.473mg Almond
Lysine mg 0.568mg Almond
Methionine mg 0.157mg Almond
Phenylalanine mg 1.132mg Almond
Valine mg 0.855mg Almond
Histidine mg 0.539mg Almond
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.015g Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535g 3.802g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 31.551g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 12.329g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cumin Almond
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
51
Cumin
82
Almond
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
139
Almond

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
127%
Almond
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
22%
Almond
Fats
103%
Cumin
230%
Almond

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.267g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 167mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Almond
Almond is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/nutrients
  2. Almond - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/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.