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Fenugreek vs Poppy seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fenugreek and Poppy seed

  • Fenugreek has more Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, however Poppy seed has more Manganese, Calcium, Phosphorus, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium.
  • Fenugreek's daily need coverage for Iron is 297% more.
  • Fenugreek has 4 times more Vitamin B2 than Poppy seed. Fenugreek has 0.366mg of Vitamin B2, while Poppy seed has 0.1mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, fenugreek seed and Spices, poppy 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 more Iron +243.5%
Contains more Calcium +717%
Contains more Magnesium +81.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Contains more Zinc +216%
Contains more Copper +46.6%
Equal in Potassium - 719
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543%
Contains more Iron +243.5%
Contains more Calcium +717%
Contains more Magnesium +81.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Contains more Zinc +216%
Contains more Copper +46.6%
Equal in Potassium - 719

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +165.2%
Contains more Folate +43.9%
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 0% 36% 0% 4% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 62% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +165.2%
Contains more Folate +43.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fenugreek Poppy seed Opinion
Net carbs 33.75g 8.63g Fenugreek
Protein 23g 17.99g Fenugreek
Fats 6.41g 41.56g Poppy seed
Carbs 58.35g 28.13g Fenugreek
Calories 323kcal 525kcal Poppy seed
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.29g Poppy seed
Sugar g 2.99g Fenugreek
Fiber 24.6g 19.5g Fenugreek
Calcium 176mg 1438mg Poppy seed
Iron 33.53mg 9.76mg Fenugreek
Magnesium 191mg 347mg Poppy seed
Phosphorus 296mg 870mg Poppy seed
Potassium 770mg 719mg Fenugreek
Sodium 67mg 26mg Poppy seed
Zinc 2.5mg 7.9mg Poppy seed
Copper 1.11mg 1.627mg Poppy seed
Vitamin A 60IU 0IU Fenugreek
Vitamin E mg 1.77mg Poppy seed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 1mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B1 0.322mg 0.854mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.366mg 0.1mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 1.64mg 0.896mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B5 mg 0.324mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 0.247mg Fenugreek
Folate 57µg 82µg Poppy seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Poppy seed
Tryptophan 0.391mg 0.184mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898mg 0.686mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241mg 0.819mg Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757mg 1.321mg Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684mg 0.952mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338mg 0.502mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 1.089mg 0.758mg Fenugreek
Valine 1.102mg 1.095mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668mg 0.471mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.46g 4.517g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat g 5.982g Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat g 28.569g Poppy seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fenugreek Poppy seed
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
33
Fenugreek
36
Poppy seed
Mineral Summary Score
261
Fenugreek
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
138%
Fenugreek
108%
Poppy seed
Carbohydrates
58%
Fenugreek
28%
Poppy seed
Fats
30%
Fenugreek
192%
Poppy seed

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.057g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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.
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. 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.