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Cumin vs. Peanut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cumin and Peanut

  • Cumin has more Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, and Potassium, while Peanut has more Folate, Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , and Copper.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 772% higher.
  • Peanut contains 10 times less Calcium than Cumin. Cumin contains 931mg of Calcium, while Peanut contains 92mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Cumin is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, cumin seed and Peanuts, all types, 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.
Cumin
7
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3
Peanut
Contains more Calcium +912%
Contains more Iron +1348.9%
Contains more Magnesium +117.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.7%
Contains more Potassium +153.6%
Contains more Zinc +46.8%
Contains more Manganese +72.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Copper +31.9%
Contains more Selenium +38.5%
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 28% 172% 120% 162% 63% 3% 90% 382% 253% 40%
Contains more Calcium +912%
Contains more Iron +1348.9%
Contains more Magnesium +117.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.7%
Contains more Potassium +153.6%
Contains more Zinc +46.8%
Contains more Manganese +72.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Copper +31.9%
Contains more Selenium +38.5%

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
5
:
6
Peanut
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +142.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +163.5%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Choline +112.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.64
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% 167% 0% 0% 160% 32% 227% 107% 81% 180% 0% 29% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +142.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +163.5%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Choline +112.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.64

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Cumin
3
:
2
Peanut
Contains more Carbs +174.3%
Contains more Water +24%
Contains more Other +227%
Contains more Protein +44.9%
Contains more Fats +121.1%
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
26% 49% 16% 7% 2%
Protein: 25.8 g
Fats: 49.24 g
Carbs: 16.13 g
Water: 6.5 g
Other: 2.33 g
Contains more Carbs +174.3%
Contains more Water +24%
Contains more Other +227%
Contains more Protein +44.9%
Contains more Fats +121.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Cumin
1
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2
Peanut
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +74%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +374.5%
8% 74% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.535 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.04 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.279 g
14% 53% 34%
Saturated Fat: 6.279 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 24.426 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 15.558 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +74%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +374.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cumin Peanut
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Peanut Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 7.63g Cumin
Protein 17.81g 25.8g Peanut
Fats 22.27g 49.24g Peanut
Carbs 44.24g 16.13g Cumin
Calories 375kcal 567kcal Peanut
Sugar 2.25g 4.72g Cumin
Fiber 10.5g 8.5g Cumin
Calcium 931mg 92mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 4.58mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 168mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 376mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 705mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 18mg Peanut
Zinc 4.8mg 3.27mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 1.144mg Peanut
Manganese 3.333mg 1.934mg Cumin
Selenium 5.2µg 7.2µg Peanut
Vitamin A 1270IU 0IU Cumin
Vitamin A RAE 64µg 0µg Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg 8.33mg Peanut
Vitamin C 7.7mg 0mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.64mg Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.135mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 12.066mg Peanut
Vitamin B5 1.767mg Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.348mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 240µg Peanut
Choline 24.7mg 52.5mg Peanut
Vitamin K 5.4µg 0µg Cumin
Tryptophan 0.25mg Peanut
Threonine 0.883mg Peanut
Isoleucine 0.907mg Peanut
Leucine 1.672mg Peanut
Lysine 0.926mg Peanut
Methionine 0.317mg Peanut
Phenylalanine 1.377mg Peanut
Valine 1.082mg Peanut
Histidine 0.652mg Peanut
Saturated Fat 1.535g 6.279g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 24.426g Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 15.558g Peanut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cumin Peanut
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
75%
Peanut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
431%
Cumin
131%
Peanut

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peanut
Peanut contains less Sodium (difference - 150mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut
Peanut is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.47g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.744g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172430/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.