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Cumin vs Cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cumin and Cheese

  • Cumin has more Iron, Manganese, Copper, Magnesium, Potassium, and Vitamin B1, however Cheese is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Fiber.
  • Cumin covers your daily need of Iron 828% more than Cheese.
  • Cumin has 123 times more Manganese than Cheese. While Cumin has 3.333mg of Manganese, Cheese has only 0.027mg.
  • Cumin has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, cumin seed and Cheese, cheddar.

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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
8
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0
Cheese
Contains more Calcium +31.1%
Contains more Iron +47300%
Contains more Magnesium +1255.6%
Contains more Potassium +2252.6%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Zinc +31.9%
Contains more Copper +2790%
Equal in Phosphorus - 455
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10%
Contains more Calcium +31.1%
Contains more Iron +47300%
Contains more Magnesium +1255.6%
Contains more Potassium +2252.6%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Zinc +31.9%
Contains more Copper +2790%
Equal in Phosphorus - 455

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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5
Cheese
Contains more Vitamin E +369%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2065.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7661%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +559.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +125%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.9%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1242
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 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +369%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2065.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7661%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +559.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +125%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.9%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1242

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Cheese Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 3.09g Cumin
Protein 17.81g 22.87g Cheese
Fats 22.27g 33.31g Cheese
Carbs 44.24g 3.09g Cumin
Calories 375kcal 404kcal Cheese
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Cheese
Sugar 2.25g 0.48g Cheese
Fiber 10.5g 0g Cumin
Calcium 931mg 710mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 0.14mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 27mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 455mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 76mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 653mg Cumin
Zinc 4.8mg 3.64mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 0.03mg Cumin
Vitamin A 1270IU 1242IU Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg 0.71mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 24IU Cheese
Vitamin D 0µg 0.6µg Cheese
Vitamin C 7.7mg 0mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.029mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.428mg Cheese
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 0.059mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg 0.41mg Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.066mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 27µg Cheese
Vitamin B12 0µg 1.1µg Cheese
Vitamin K 5.4µg 2.4µg Cumin
Tryptophan mg 0.547mg Cheese
Threonine mg 1.044mg Cheese
Isoleucine mg 1.206mg Cheese
Leucine mg 1.939mg Cheese
Lysine mg 1.025mg Cheese
Methionine mg 0.547mg Cheese
Phenylalanine mg 1.074mg Cheese
Valine mg 1.404mg Cheese
Histidine mg 0.547mg Cheese
Cholesterol 0mg 99mg Cumin
Trans Fat g 0.917g Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535g 18.867g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 9.246g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 1.421g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cumin Cheese
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
35
Cheese
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
79
Cheese

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
137%
Cheese
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
3%
Cheese
Fats
103%
Cumin
154%
Cheese

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cumin
Cumin contains less Sodium (difference - 485mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.332g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.77g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $2)
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. Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.