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Cumin vs. Macadamia — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cumin and Macadamia

  • Cumin has more Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, and Vitamin E , however, Macadamia is higher in Vitamin B1, and Manganese.
  • Cumin covers your daily Iron needs 783% more than Macadamia.
  • Macadamia contains 11 times less Calcium than Cumin. Cumin contains 931mg of Calcium, while Macadamia contains 85mg.
  • Cumin has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, cumin seed and Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +995.3%
Contains more Iron +1698.4%
Contains more Magnesium +181.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Potassium +385.9%
Contains more Zinc +269.2%
Contains more Copper +14.7%
Contains more Selenium +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Manganese +23.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289% 435% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252% 539% 20%
Contains more Calcium +995.3%
Contains more Iron +1698.4%
Contains more Magnesium +181.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Potassium +385.9%
Contains more Zinc +269.2%
Contains more Copper +14.7%
Contains more Selenium +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Manganese +23.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Cumin
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +541.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.3%
Equal in Folate - 11
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14% 14%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 11% 0% 4% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +541.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.3%
Equal in Folate - 11

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +125.2%
Contains more Carbs +220.1%
Contains more Water +492.6%
Contains more Other +568.4%
Contains more Fats +240.2%
18% 22% 44% 8% 8%
Protein: 17.81 g
Fats: 22.27 g
Carbs: 44.24 g
Water: 8.06 g
Other: 7.62 g
8% 76% 14%
Protein: 7.91 g
Fats: 75.77 g
Carbs: 13.82 g
Water: 1.36 g
Other: 1.14 g
Contains more Protein +125.2%
Contains more Carbs +220.1%
Contains more Water +492.6%
Contains more Other +568.4%
Contains more Fats +240.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +118.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +319.4%
8% 74% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.535 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.04 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.279 g
17% 81% 2%
Saturated Fat: 12.061 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 58.877 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.502 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +118.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +319.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cumin Macadamia
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Macadamia Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 5.22g Cumin
Protein 17.81g 7.91g Cumin
Fats 22.27g 75.77g Macadamia
Carbs 44.24g 13.82g Cumin
Calories 375kcal 718kcal Macadamia
Starch 1.05g Macadamia
Fructose 0.07g Macadamia
Sugar 2.25g 4.57g Cumin
Fiber 10.5g 8.6g Cumin
Calcium 931mg 85mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 3.69mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 130mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 188mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 368mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 5mg Macadamia
Zinc 4.8mg 1.3mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 0.756mg Cumin
Manganese 3.333mg 4.131mg Macadamia
Selenium 5.2µg 3.6µg Cumin
Vitamin A 1270IU 0IU Cumin
Vitamin A RAE 64µg 0µg Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg 0.54mg Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7mg 1.2mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 1.195mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.162mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 2.473mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.758mg Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.275mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 11µg Macadamia
Choline 24.7mg Cumin
Vitamin K 5.4µg Cumin
Tryptophan 0.067mg Macadamia
Threonine 0.37mg Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.314mg Macadamia
Leucine 0.602mg Macadamia
Lysine 0.018mg Macadamia
Methionine 0.023mg Macadamia
Phenylalanine 0.665mg Macadamia
Valine 0.363mg Macadamia
Histidine 0.195mg Macadamia
Saturated Fat 1.535g 12.061g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 58.877g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 1.502g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cumin Macadamia
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Cumin
40%
Macadamia
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
431%
Cumin
122%
Macadamia

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 163mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Macadamia
Macadamia is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.32g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.526g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/nutrients
  2. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/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.