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Cumin vs Brazil nut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cumin and Brazil nut

  • Cumin has more Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, however Brazil nut has more Selenium, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Brazil nut's daily need coverage for Selenium is 3476% more.
  • Cumin has 27 times more Iron than Brazil nut. Cumin has 66.36mg of Iron, while Brazil nut has 2.43mg.
  • Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, cumin seed and Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched.

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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
Contains more Calcium +481.9%
Contains more Iron +2630.9%
Contains more Potassium +171.3%
Contains more Zinc +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Copper +101%
Equal in Magnesium - 376
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581%
Contains more Calcium +481.9%
Contains more Iron +2630.9%
Contains more Potassium +171.3%
Contains more Zinc +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Copper +101%
Equal in Magnesium - 376

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +834.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1452.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +69.7%
Contains more Folate +120%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.617
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% 114% 0% 3% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 17% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +834.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1452.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +69.7%
Contains more Folate +120%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.617

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 Brazil nut
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 Brazil nut Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 4.24g Cumin
Protein 17.81g 14.32g Cumin
Fats 22.27g 67.1g Brazil nut
Carbs 44.24g 11.74g Cumin
Calories 375kcal 659kcal Brazil nut
Starch g 0.25g Brazil nut
Fructose g 0g Brazil nut
Sugar 2.25g 2.33g Cumin
Fiber 10.5g 7.5g Cumin
Calcium 931mg 160mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 2.43mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 376mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 499mg 725mg Brazil nut
Potassium 1788mg 659mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 3mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.8mg 4.06mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 1.743mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 1270IU 0IU Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg 5.65mg Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 0.7mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.617mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.035mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 0.295mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg 0.184mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.101mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 22µg Brazil nut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.4µg 0µg Cumin
Tryptophan mg 0.135mg Brazil nut
Threonine mg 0.365mg Brazil nut
Isoleucine mg 0.518mg Brazil nut
Leucine mg 1.19mg Brazil nut
Lysine mg 0.49mg Brazil nut
Methionine mg 1.124mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine mg 0.639mg Brazil nut
Valine mg 0.76mg Brazil nut
Histidine mg 0.409mg Brazil nut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.535g 16.134g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 23.879g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 24.399g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cumin Brazil nut
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
28
Brazil nut
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
184
Brazil nut

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
86%
Brazil nut
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
12%
Brazil nut
Fats
103%
Cumin
310%
Brazil nut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.08g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.599g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 165mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/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.