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Cumin vs Table salt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cumin and Table salt

  • Table salt contains less Iron, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B1, and Zinc than Cumin.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1678% higher.
  • Table salt contains 10000000 times less Phosphorus than Cumin. Cumin contains 499mg of Phosphorus, while Table salt contains 0mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Cumin is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, cumin seed and Salt, table.

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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 +3779.2%
Contains more Iron +20009.1%
Contains more Magnesium +36500%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +22250%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +4700%
Contains more Copper +2790%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Contains more Calcium +3779.2%
Contains more Iron +20009.1%
Contains more Magnesium +36500%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +22250%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +4700%
Contains more Copper +2790%

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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 Table salt
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Table salt Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 0g Cumin
Protein 17.81g 0g Cumin
Fats 22.27g 0g Cumin
Carbs 44.24g 0g Cumin
Calories 375kcal 0kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.25g 0g Table salt
Fiber 10.5g 0g Cumin
Calcium 931mg 24mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 0.33mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 1mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 0mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 8mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 38758mg Cumin
Zinc 4.8mg 0.1mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 0.03mg Cumin
Vitamin A 1270IU 0IU Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg 0mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 0mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 0mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg 0mg Table salt
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 0µg Cumin
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.4µg 0µg Cumin
Tryptophan mg 0mg Table salt
Threonine mg 0mg Table salt
Isoleucine mg 0mg Table salt
Leucine mg 0mg Table salt
Lysine mg 0mg Table salt
Methionine mg 0mg Table salt
Phenylalanine mg 0mg Table salt
Valine mg 0mg Table salt
Histidine mg 0mg Table salt
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535g 0g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 0g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 0g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cumin Table salt
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
0
Table salt
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
636
Table salt

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
0%
Table salt
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
0%
Table salt
Fats
103%
Cumin
0%
Table salt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.535g)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $3.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cumin
Cumin contains less Sodium (difference - 38590mg)
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)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.