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Sardine vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sardine and Cinnamon different?

  • Sardine is richer in Selenium, Phosphorus and Vitamin B3, while Cinnamon is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B12, Fiber, Iron, Calcium and Vitamin D.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily need of Manganese 755% more than Sardine.
  • Sardine contains 17 times more Selenium than Cinnamon. Sardine contains 52.7µg of Selenium, while Cinnamon contains 3.1µg.

Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone and Spices, cinnamon, ground types were used 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
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Contains more Phosphorus +665.6%
Contains more Iron +184.9%
Contains more Calcium +162.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Copper +82.3%
Contains more Zinc +39.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Equal in Potassium - 431
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 110% 115% 36% 28% 62% 36% 210% 41%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 312% 301% 39% 43% 114% 50% 28% 2%
Contains more Phosphorus +665.6%
Contains more Iron +184.9%
Contains more Calcium +162.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Copper +82.3%
Contains more Zinc +39.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Equal in Potassium - 431

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +453.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +173.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.158
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 7% 41% 144% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 1118% 7% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 18% 47% 0% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 0% 78% 5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +453.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +173.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.158

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
131
Sardine
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
79
Sardine
111
Cinnamon

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
148%
Sardine
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
53%
Sardine
6%
Cinnamon

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.
Sardine Cinnamon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sardine Cinnamon
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?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sugars (difference - 2.17g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 142mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 297mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.183g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in minerals

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 Sardine Cinnamon Opinion
Calories 208 247 Cinnamon
Protein 24.62 3.99 Sardine
Fats 11.45 1.24 Sardine
Vitamin C 0 3.8 Cinnamon
Carbs 0 80.59 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 142 0 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 193 0 Sardine
Iron 2.92 8.32 Cinnamon
Calcium 382 1002 Cinnamon
Potassium 397 431 Cinnamon
Magnesium 39 60 Cinnamon
Sugars 0 2.17 Sardine
Fiber 0 53.1 Cinnamon
Copper 0.186 0.339 Cinnamon
Zinc 1.31 1.83 Cinnamon
Starch
Phosphorus 490 64 Sardine
Sodium 307 10 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 108 295 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.04 2.32 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 4.8 0 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.022 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.227 0.041 Sardine
Vitamin B3 5.245 1.332 Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.358 Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.167 0.158 Sardine
Vitamin B12 8.94 0 Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6 31.2 Cinnamon
Folate 10 6 Sardine
Trans Fat 0 Sardine
Saturated Fat 1.528 0.345 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869 0.246 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148 0.068 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276 0.049 Sardine
Threonine 1.079 0.136 Sardine
Isoleucine 1.134 0.146 Sardine
Leucine 2.001 0.253 Sardine
Lysine 2.26 0.243 Sardine
Methionine 0.729 0.078 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961 0.146 Sardine
Valine 1.268 0.224 Sardine
Histidine 0.725 0.117 Sardine
Fructose 1.11 Cinnamon

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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/nutrients
  2. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.