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Cumin vs Poppy seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cumin and Poppy seed?

  • Cumin is higher in Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin B3, yet Poppy seed is higher in Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, Calcium, Fiber, Zinc, and Vitamin B1.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 708% more.
  • Cumin has 5 times more Vitamin B3 than Poppy seed. While Cumin has 4.579mg of Vitamin B3, Poppy seed has only 0.896mg.

We used Spices, cumin seed and Spices, poppy seed types in this article.

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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 +579.9%
Contains more Potassium +148.7%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +87.7%
Contains more Zinc +64.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.3%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 366% 432% 64% 248% 543% 216% 373% 4%
Contains more Iron +579.9%
Contains more Potassium +148.7%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +87.7%
Contains more Zinc +64.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.3%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 347

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 +670%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +227%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +411%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36%
Contains more Folate +720%
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 4% 0% 36% 0% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 0% 0% 62%
Contains more Vitamin C +670%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +227%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +411%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36%
Contains more Folate +720%

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
36
Poppy seed
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
280
Poppy seed

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
108%
Poppy seed
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
28%
Poppy seed
Fats
103%
Cumin
192%
Poppy seed

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 Poppy seed
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Cumin Poppy seed
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 contains less Sodium?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed contains less Sodium (difference - 142mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.74g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.982g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
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)
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 Poppy seed Opinion
Calories 375 525 Poppy seed
Protein 17.81 17.99 Poppy seed
Fats 22.27 41.56 Poppy seed
Vitamin C 7.7 1 Cumin
Carbs 44.24 28.13 Cumin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 66.36 9.76 Cumin
Calcium 931 1438 Poppy seed
Potassium 1788 719 Cumin
Magnesium 366 347 Cumin
Sugar 2.25 2.99 Cumin
Fiber 10.5 19.5 Poppy seed
Copper 0.867 1.627 Poppy seed
Zinc 4.8 7.9 Poppy seed
Starch
Phosphorus 499 870 Poppy seed
Sodium 168 26 Poppy seed
Vitamin A 1270 0 Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33 1.77 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.628 0.854 Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.327 0.1 Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579 0.896 Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.324 Poppy seed
Vitamin B6 0.435 0.247 Cumin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.4 0 Cumin
Folate 10 82 Poppy seed
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535 4.517 Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04 5.982 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279 28.569 Poppy seed
Tryptophan 0.184 Poppy seed
Threonine 0.686 Poppy seed
Isoleucine 0.819 Poppy seed
Leucine 1.321 Poppy seed
Lysine 0.952 Poppy seed
Methionine 0.502 Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.758 Poppy seed
Valine 1.095 Poppy seed
Histidine 0.471 Poppy seed
Fructose 0.29 Poppy seed

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. Poppy seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171330/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.