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Cumin vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cumin and Cayenne pepper

  • Cumin has more Iron, Calcium, Manganese, and Copper, however Cayenne pepper is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Fiber, and Vitamin K.
  • Cumin covers your daily Iron needs 732% more than Cayenne pepper.
  • Cayenne pepper contains 6 times less Calcium than Cumin. Cumin contains 931mg of Calcium, while Cayenne pepper contains 148mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, cumin seed and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne.

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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 Calcium +529.1%
Contains more Iron +750.8%
Contains more Magnesium +140.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.3%
Contains more Zinc +93.5%
Contains more Copper +132.4%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains more Calcium +529.1%
Contains more Iron +750.8%
Contains more Magnesium +140.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.3%
Contains more Zinc +93.5%
Contains more Copper +132.4%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3176.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +795.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +892.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +463.2%
Contains more Folate +960%
Contains more Vitamin K +1387%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 201%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3176.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +795.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +892.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +463.2%
Contains more Folate +960%
Contains more Vitamin K +1387%

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 Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 29.43g Cumin
Protein 17.81g 12.01g Cumin
Fats 22.27g 17.27g Cumin
Carbs 44.24g 56.63g Cayenne pepper
Calories 375kcal 318kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.25g 10.34g Cumin
Fiber 10.5g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 931mg 148mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 7.8mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 152mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 293mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 168mg 30mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 4.8mg 2.48mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 0.373mg Cumin
Vitamin A 1270IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 3.33mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.328mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 10µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.4µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.535g 3.26g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 2.75g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cumin Cayenne pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
118
Cayenne pepper

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
103%
Cumin
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.725g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 138mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.