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Cumin vs. Balsamic vinegar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cumin and Balsamic vinegar

  • Balsamic vinegar has less Iron, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, and Vitamin C than Cumin.
  • Cumin covers your daily need of Iron 821% more than Balsamic vinegar.
  • Balsamic vinegar has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, cumin seed and Vinegar, balsamic.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +3348.1%
Contains more Iron +9116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +2950%
Contains more Phosphorus +2526.3%
Contains more Potassium +1496.4%
Contains more Zinc +5900%
Contains more Copper +3234.6%
Contains more Manganese +2444.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289% 435% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 27% 9% 9% 10% 3% 3% 9% 18% 0%
Contains more Calcium +3348.1%
Contains more Iron +9116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +2950%
Contains more Phosphorus +2526.3%
Contains more Potassium +1496.4%
Contains more Zinc +5900%
Contains more Copper +3234.6%
Contains more Manganese +2444.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Cumin
12
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14% 14%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +3534.7%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +159.8%
Contains more Other +26.4%
Contains more Water +848.5%
18% 22% 44% 8% 8%
Protein: 17.81 g
Fats: 22.27 g
Carbs: 44.24 g
Water: 8.06 g
Other: 7.62 g
17% 76% 6%
Protein: 0.49 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 17.03 g
Water: 76.45 g
Other: 6.03 g
Contains more Protein +3534.7%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +159.8%
Contains more Other +26.4%
Contains more Water +848.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cumin Balsamic vinegar
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Balsamic vinegar Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 17.03g Cumin
Protein 17.81g 0.49g Cumin
Fats 22.27g 0g Cumin
Carbs 44.24g 17.03g Cumin
Calories 375kcal 88kcal Cumin
Fructose 7.38g Balsamic vinegar
Sugar 2.25g 14.95g Cumin
Fiber 10.5g Cumin
Calcium 931mg 27mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 0.72mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 12mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 19mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 112mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 23mg Balsamic vinegar
Zinc 4.8mg 0.08mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 0.026mg Cumin
Manganese 3.333mg 0.131mg Cumin
Selenium 5.2µg Cumin
Vitamin A 1270IU 0IU Cumin
Vitamin A RAE 64µg 0µg Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7mg 0mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579mg Cumin
Vitamin B6 0.435mg Cumin
Folate 10µg Cumin
Choline 24.7mg Cumin
Vitamin K 5.4µg Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535g 0g Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cumin Balsamic vinegar
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Cumin
0%
Balsamic vinegar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
431%
Cumin
9%
Balsamic vinegar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
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 contains less Sodium?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 145mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.535g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($4)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/nutrients
  2. Balsamic vinegar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172241/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.