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

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +1065.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +825%
Contains more Vitamin C +2466.7%
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 Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +285.7%
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% 8% 0% 1% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 6% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1065.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +825%
Contains more Vitamin C +2466.7%
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 Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +285.7%

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 Mustard
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Mustard Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 1.83g Cumin
Protein 17.81g 3.74g Cumin
Fats 22.27g 3.34g Cumin
Carbs 44.24g 5.83g Cumin
Calories 375kcal 60kcal Cumin
Starch g 0.64g Mustard
Fructose g 0.23g Mustard
Sugar 2.25g 0.92g Mustard
Fiber 10.5g 4g Cumin
Calcium 931mg 63mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 1.61mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 48mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 108mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 152mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 1104mg Cumin
Zinc 4.8mg 0.64mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 0.074mg Cumin
Vitamin A 1270IU 109IU Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg 0.36mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 0.3mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.177mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.07mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 0.565mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg 0.254mg Mustard
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.07mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 7µg Cumin
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.4µg 1.4µg Cumin
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Mustard
Threonine mg 0.167mg Mustard
Isoleucine mg 0.146mg Mustard
Leucine mg 0.292mg Mustard
Lysine mg 0.264mg Mustard
Methionine mg 0.076mg Mustard
Phenylalanine mg 0.161mg Mustard
Valine mg 0.189mg Mustard
Histidine mg 0.119mg Mustard
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.009g Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535g 0.214g Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 2.182g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 0.774g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cumin Mustard
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
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 food.
Protein
107%
Cumin
22%
Mustard
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
6%
Mustard
Fats
103%
Cumin
15%
Mustard

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Sugar (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?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. 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.