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Fenugreek vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fenugreek and Cumin

  • Fenugreek has more Fiber, and Copper, however Cumin is higher in Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Zinc.
  • Cumin covers your daily need of Iron 410% more than Fenugreek.
  • Fenugreek has 2 times more Fiber than Cumin. While Fenugreek has 24.6g of Fiber, Cumin has only 10.5g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, fenugreek seed and Spices, cumin seed.

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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 less Sodium -60.1%
Contains more Copper +28%
Contains more Calcium +429%
Contains more Iron +97.9%
Contains more Magnesium +91.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.6%
Contains more Potassium +132.2%
Contains more Zinc +92%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Contains less Sodium -60.1%
Contains more Copper +28%
Contains more Calcium +429%
Contains more Iron +97.9%
Contains more Magnesium +91.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.6%
Contains more Potassium +132.2%
Contains more Zinc +92%

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
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Cumin
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.9%
Contains more Folate +470%
Contains more Vitamin A +2016.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.9%
Contains more Folate +470%
Contains more Vitamin A +2016.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179.2%

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.
Fenugreek Cumin
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fenugreek Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 33.75g 33.74g Fenugreek
Protein 23g 17.81g Fenugreek
Fats 6.41g 22.27g Cumin
Carbs 58.35g 44.24g Fenugreek
Calories 323kcal 375kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.25g Fenugreek
Fiber 24.6g 10.5g Fenugreek
Calcium 176mg 931mg Cumin
Iron 33.53mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 191mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 296mg 499mg Cumin
Potassium 770mg 1788mg Cumin
Sodium 67mg 168mg Fenugreek
Zinc 2.5mg 4.8mg Cumin
Copper 1.11mg 0.867mg Fenugreek
Vitamin A 60IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin E mg 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 7.7mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.322mg 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.366mg 0.327mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 1.64mg 4.579mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 0.435mg Fenugreek
Folate 57µg 10µg Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 5.4µg Cumin
Tryptophan 0.391mg mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898mg mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241mg mg Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757mg mg Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684mg mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338mg mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089mg mg Fenugreek
Valine 1.102mg mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668mg mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.46g 1.535g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat g 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat g 3.279g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fenugreek Cumin
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
33
Fenugreek
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
261
Fenugreek
480
Cumin

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
138%
Fenugreek
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
58%
Fenugreek
44%
Cumin
Fats
30%
Fenugreek
103%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek contains less Sodium (difference - 101mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.075g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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

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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/nutrients
  2. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.