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Cumin vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cumin and Sardine

  • Cumin has more Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Copper, Calcium, and Vitamin B1, however Sardine has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Fiber.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 793% more.
  • Cumin has 31 times more Manganese than Sardine. Cumin has 3.333mg of Manganese, while Sardine has 0.108mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, cumin seed and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone.

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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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Contains more Calcium +143.7%
Contains more Iron +2172.6%
Contains more Magnesium +838.5%
Contains more Potassium +350.4%
Contains less Sodium -45.3%
Contains more Zinc +266.4%
Contains more Copper +366.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 490
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62%
Contains more Calcium +143.7%
Contains more Iron +2172.6%
Contains more Magnesium +838.5%
Contains more Potassium +350.4%
Contains less Sodium -45.3%
Contains more Zinc +266.4%
Contains more Copper +366.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 490

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 +1075.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +63.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +685%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 10
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 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1075.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +63.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +685%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 10

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Sardine Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 0g Cumin
Protein 17.81g 24.62g Sardine
Fats 22.27g 11.45g Cumin
Carbs 44.24g 0g Cumin
Calories 375kcal 208kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.25g 0g Sardine
Fiber 10.5g 0g Cumin
Calcium 931mg 382mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 2.92mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 39mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 490mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 397mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 307mg Cumin
Zinc 4.8mg 1.31mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 0.186mg Cumin
Vitamin A 1270IU 108IU Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg 2.04mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 193IU Sardine
Vitamin D 0µg 4.8µg Sardine
Vitamin C 7.7mg 0mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.08mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.227mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 5.245mg Sardine
Vitamin B5 mg 0.642mg Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.167mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 10µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 8.94µg Sardine
Vitamin K 5.4µg 2.6µg Cumin
Tryptophan mg 0.276mg Sardine
Threonine mg 1.079mg Sardine
Isoleucine mg 1.134mg Sardine
Leucine mg 2.001mg Sardine
Lysine mg 2.26mg Sardine
Methionine mg 0.729mg Sardine
Phenylalanine mg 0.961mg Sardine
Valine mg 1.268mg Sardine
Histidine mg 0.725mg Sardine
Cholesterol 0mg 142mg Cumin
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.535g 1.528g Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 3.869g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 5.148g Sardine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cumin Sardine
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
131
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
79
Sardine

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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
0%
Sardine
Fats
103%
Cumin
53%
Sardine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.0069999999999999g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cumin
Cumin contains less Sodium (difference - 139mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 142mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cumin
Cumin is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.