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Cumin vs. Oat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cumin and Oat

  • Cumin has more Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2, however, Oat has more Manganese, and Folate.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 771% more.
  • Cumin has 17 times more Calcium than Oat. Cumin has 931mg of Calcium, while Oat has 54mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, cumin seed and Oats.

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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.
Cumin
7
:
3
Oat
Contains more Calcium +1624.1%
Contains more Iron +1305.9%
Contains more Magnesium +106.8%
Contains more Potassium +316.8%
Contains more Zinc +20.9%
Contains more Copper +38.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Manganese +47.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 523
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 17% 177% 127% 225% 38% 1% 109% 209% 642% 0%
Contains more Calcium +1624.1%
Contains more Iron +1305.9%
Contains more Magnesium +106.8%
Contains more Potassium +316.8%
Contains more Zinc +20.9%
Contains more Copper +38.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Manganese +47.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 523

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
8
:
3
Oat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +376.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +265.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +460%
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% 0% 0% 0% 191% 33% 19% 81% 28% 43% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +376.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +265.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +460%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Cumin
3
:
2
Oat
Contains more Fats +222.8%
Contains more Other +343%
Contains more Carbs +49.8%
Equal in Protein - 16.89
Equal in Water - 8.22
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
17% 7% 66% 8% 2%
Protein: 16.89 g
Fats: 6.9 g
Carbs: 66.27 g
Water: 8.22 g
Other: 1.72 g
Contains more Fats +222.8%
Contains more Other +343%
Contains more Carbs +49.8%
Equal in Protein - 16.89
Equal in Water - 8.22

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Cumin
2
:
1
Oat
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +544.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +29.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.7%
8% 74% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.535 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.04 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.279 g
21% 37% 43%
Saturated Fat: 1.217 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.178 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.535 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +544.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +29.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cumin Oat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Oat Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 55.67g Oat
Protein 17.81g 16.89g Cumin
Fats 22.27g 6.9g Cumin
Carbs 44.24g 66.27g Oat
Calories 375kcal 389kcal Oat
Sugar 2.25g Oat
Fiber 10.5g 10.6g Oat
Calcium 931mg 54mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 4.72mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 177mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 523mg Oat
Potassium 1788mg 429mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 2mg Oat
Zinc 4.8mg 3.97mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 0.626mg Cumin
Manganese 3.333mg 4.916mg Oat
Selenium 5.2µg Cumin
Vitamin A 1270IU 0IU Cumin
Vitamin A RAE 64µg 0µg Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7mg 0mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.763mg Oat
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.139mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 0.961mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 1.349mg Oat
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.119mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 56µg Oat
Choline 24.7mg Cumin
Vitamin K 5.4µg Cumin
Tryptophan 0.234mg Oat
Threonine 0.575mg Oat
Isoleucine 0.694mg Oat
Leucine 1.284mg Oat
Lysine 0.701mg Oat
Methionine 0.312mg Oat
Phenylalanine 0.895mg Oat
Valine 0.937mg Oat
Histidine 0.405mg Oat
Saturated Fat 1.535g 1.217g Oat
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 2.178g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 2.535g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cumin Oat
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
30%
Oat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
431%
Cumin
154%
Oat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oat
Oat is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oat
Oat contains less Sodium (difference - 166mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oat
Oat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.318g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oat
Oat is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 59)
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. Oat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169705/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.