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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 Iron +2630.9%
Contains more Calcium +481.9%
Contains more Potassium +171.3%
Contains more Zinc +18.2%
Contains more Copper +101%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 376
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 48% 59% 269% 581% 111% 311% 1%
Contains more Iron +2630.9%
Contains more Calcium +481.9%
Contains more Potassium +171.3%
Contains more Zinc +18.2%
Contains more Copper +101%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
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 C +1000%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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 3% 0% 114% 0% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 0% 0% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +1000%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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 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

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Cumin Brazil nut
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.