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Cumin vs Cashew - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cumin and Cashew

  • Cumin has more Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Potassium, Fiber, and Vitamin B3, while Cashew has more Copper, Selenium, and Vitamin K.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 746% higher.
  • Cashew contains 25 times less Calcium than Cumin. Cumin contains 931mg of Calcium, while Cashew contains 37mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Cumin is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, cumin seed and Nuts, cashew nuts, raw.

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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
4
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4
Cashew
Contains more Calcium +2416.2%
Contains more Iron +893.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25.3%
Contains more Potassium +170.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains more Copper +153.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 251% 209% 255% 59% 2% 158% 732%
Contains more Calcium +2416.2%
Contains more Iron +893.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25.3%
Contains more Potassium +170.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains more Copper +153.2%

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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3
Cashew
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +270%
Contains more Vitamin C +1440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +463.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +331.2%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +531.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.417
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 0% 19% 0% 2% 106% 14% 20% 52% 97% 19% 0% 86%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +270%
Contains more Vitamin C +1440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +463.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +331.2%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +531.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.417

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Cashew Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 26.89g Cumin
Protein 17.81g 18.22g Cashew
Fats 22.27g 43.85g Cashew
Carbs 44.24g 30.19g Cumin
Calories 375kcal 553kcal Cashew
Starch g 23.49g Cashew
Fructose g 0.05g Cashew
Sugar 2.25g 5.91g Cumin
Fiber 10.5g 3.3g Cumin
Calcium 931mg 37mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 6.68mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 292mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 593mg Cashew
Potassium 1788mg 660mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 12mg Cashew
Zinc 4.8mg 5.78mg Cashew
Copper 0.867mg 2.195mg Cashew
Vitamin A 1270IU 0IU Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg 0.9mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 0.5mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.423mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.058mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 1.062mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg 0.864mg Cashew
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.417mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 25µg Cashew
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.4µg 34.1µg Cashew
Tryptophan mg 0.287mg Cashew
Threonine mg 0.688mg Cashew
Isoleucine mg 0.789mg Cashew
Leucine mg 1.472mg Cashew
Lysine mg 0.928mg Cashew
Methionine mg 0.362mg Cashew
Phenylalanine mg 0.951mg Cashew
Valine mg 1.094mg Cashew
Histidine mg 0.456mg Cashew
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.535g 7.783g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 23.797g Cashew
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 7.845g Cashew

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cumin Cashew
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
51
Cumin
34
Cashew
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
209
Cashew

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
109%
Cashew
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
30%
Cashew
Fats
103%
Cumin
202%
Cashew

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.66g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.248g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cashew
Cashew contains less Sodium (difference - 156mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cashew
Cashew is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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.

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. Cashew - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170162/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.