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Cumin vs Mustard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cumin and Mustard

  • Cumin has more Iron, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc, however Mustard is richer in Selenium.
  • Cumin covers your daily Iron needs 809% more than Mustard.
  • Mustard has 15 times less Calcium than Cumin. Cumin has 931mg of Calcium, while Mustard has 63mg.
  • Cumin contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, cumin seed and Mustard, prepared, yellow.

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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
:
Contains more Iron +4021.7%
Contains more Calcium +1377.8%
Contains more Potassium +1076.3%
Contains more Magnesium +662.5%
Contains more Copper +1071.6%
Contains more Zinc +650%
Contains more Phosphorus +362%
Contains less Sodium -84.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 19% 14% 35% 25% 18% 47% 144%
Contains more Iron +4021.7%
Contains more Calcium +1377.8%
Contains more Potassium +1076.3%
Contains more Magnesium +662.5%
Contains more Copper +1071.6%
Contains more Zinc +650%
Contains more Phosphorus +362%
Contains less Sodium -84.8%

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
9
:
Contains more Vitamin C +2466.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1065.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +825%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +367.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +710.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +521.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +285.7%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 7% 8% 0% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 0% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2466.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1065.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +825%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +367.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +710.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +521.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +285.7%
Contains more Folate +42.9%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
51
Cumin
10
Mustard
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
45
Mustard

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 the food
Protein
107%
Cumin
22%
Mustard
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
6%
Mustard
Fats
103%
Cumin
15%
Mustard

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cumin Mustard
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Mustard
Mustard contains less Sugars (difference - 1.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.321g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cumin
Cumin contains less Sodium (difference - 936mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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 Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cumin Mustard Opinion
Calories 375 60 Cumin
Protein 17.81 3.74 Cumin
Fats 22.27 3.34 Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7 0.3 Cumin
Carbs 44.24 5.83 Cumin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 66.36 1.61 Cumin
Calcium 931 63 Cumin
Potassium 1788 152 Cumin
Magnesium 366 48 Cumin
Sugars 2.25 0.92 Mustard
Fiber 10.5 4 Cumin
Copper 0.867 0.074 Cumin
Zinc 4.8 0.64 Cumin
Starch 0.64 Mustard
Phosphorus 499 108 Cumin
Sodium 168 1104 Cumin
Vitamin A 1270 109 Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33 0.36 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.628 0.177 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327 0.07 Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579 0.565 Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.254 Mustard
Vitamin B6 0.435 0.07 Cumin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.4 1.4 Cumin
Folate 10 7 Cumin
Trans Fat 0.009 Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535 0.214 Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04 2.182 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279 0.774 Cumin
Tryptophan 0.009 Mustard
Threonine 0.167 Mustard
Isoleucine 0.146 Mustard
Leucine 0.292 Mustard
Lysine 0.264 Mustard
Methionine 0.076 Mustard
Phenylalanine 0.161 Mustard
Valine 0.189 Mustard
Histidine 0.119 Mustard
Fructose 0.23 Mustard

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/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.