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Cumin vs Rosemary - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cumin and Rosemary?

  • Cumin is higher in Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Copper, Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin B1, Zinc and Potassium, yet Rosemary is higher in Folate.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 746% more.
  • Cumin has 17 times more Vitamin B1 than Rosemary. While Cumin has 0.628mg of Vitamin B1, Rosemary has only 0.036mg.

We used Spices, cumin seed and Rosemary, fresh 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
Cumin
7
:
Contains more Iron +897.9%
Contains more Calcium +193.7%
Contains more Potassium +167.7%
Contains more Magnesium +302.2%
Contains more Copper +188%
Contains more Zinc +416.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +656.1%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 250% 96% 59% 65% 101% 26% 29% 4%
Contains more Iron +897.9%
Contains more Calcium +193.7%
Contains more Potassium +167.7%
Contains more Magnesium +302.2%
Contains more Copper +188%
Contains more Zinc +416.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +656.1%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1644.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +402.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +183.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +130.2%
Contains more Folate +990%
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 73% 176% 0% 0% 9% 36% 18% 49% 78% 0% 0% 82%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1644.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +402.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +183.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +130.2%
Contains more Folate +990%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
51
Cumin
43
Rosemary
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
78
Rosemary

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 the food
Protein
107%
Cumin
20%
Rosemary
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
21%
Rosemary
Fats
103%
Cumin
27%
Rosemary

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cumin Rosemary
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cumin Rosemary
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 Sugars?
Rosemary
Rosemary contains less Sugars (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rosemary
Rosemary contains less Sodium (difference - 142mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rosemary
Rosemary is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.303g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cumin Rosemary Opinion
Calories 375 131 Cumin
Protein 17.81 3.31 Cumin
Fats 22.27 5.86 Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7 21.8 Rosemary
Carbs 44.24 20.7 Cumin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 66.36 6.65 Cumin
Calcium 931 317 Cumin
Potassium 1788 668 Cumin
Magnesium 366 91 Cumin
Sugars 2.25 Rosemary
Fiber 10.5 14.1 Rosemary
Copper 0.867 0.301 Cumin
Zinc 4.8 0.93 Cumin
Starch
Phosphorus 499 66 Cumin
Sodium 168 26 Rosemary
Vitamin A 1270 2924 Rosemary
Vitamin E 3.33 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.628 0.036 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327 0.152 Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579 0.912 Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.804 Rosemary
Vitamin B6 0.435 0.336 Cumin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.4 Cumin
Folate 10 109 Rosemary
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535 2.838 Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04 1.16 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279 0.901 Cumin
Tryptophan 0.051 Rosemary
Threonine 0.136 Rosemary
Isoleucine 0.136 Rosemary
Leucine 0.249 Rosemary
Lysine 0.143 Rosemary
Methionine 0.047 Rosemary
Phenylalanine 0.169 Rosemary
Valine 0.165 Rosemary
Histidine 0.066 Rosemary
Fructose

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 of 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. Rosemary - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173473/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.