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Heart of palm vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Heart of palm and Cumin?

  • Heart of palm is richer in Vitamin B6, yet Cumin is richer in Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin E .
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 808% higher.
  • Heart of palm has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Cumin. Heart of palm has 0.81mg of Vitamin B6, while Cumin has 0.435mg.

We used Hearts of palm, raw and Spices, cumin seed types in this comparison.

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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 -91.7%
Contains more Calcium +5072.2%
Contains more Iron +3826.6%
Contains more Magnesium +3560%
Contains more Phosphorus +256.4%
Contains more Zinc +28.7%
Contains more Copper +34.6%
Equal in Potassium - 1788
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 64% 8% 60% 160% 2% 102% 215%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Calcium +5072.2%
Contains more Iron +3826.6%
Contains more Magnesium +3560%
Contains more Phosphorus +256.4%
Contains more Zinc +28.7%
Contains more Copper +34.6%
Equal in Potassium - 1788

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 B6 +86.2%
Contains more Folate +140%
Contains more Vitamin A +1767.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +566%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +408.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin C - 7.7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 27% 13% 42% 17% 0% 187% 18% 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 B6 +86.2%
Contains more Folate +140%
Contains more Vitamin A +1767.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +566%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +408.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin C - 7.7

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Heart of palm Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 24.11g 33.74g Cumin
Protein 2.7g 17.81g Cumin
Fats 0.2g 22.27g Cumin
Carbs 25.61g 44.24g Cumin
Calories 115kcal 375kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 17.16g 2.25g Cumin
Fiber 1.5g 10.5g Cumin
Calcium 18mg 931mg Cumin
Iron 1.69mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 10mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 140mg 499mg Cumin
Potassium 1806mg 1788mg Heart of palm
Sodium 14mg 168mg Heart of palm
Zinc 3.73mg 4.8mg Cumin
Copper 0.644mg 0.867mg Cumin
Vitamin A 68IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin E 0.5mg 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 7.7mg Heart of palm
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 4.579mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.81mg 0.435mg Heart of palm
Folate 24µg 10µg Heart of palm
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 5.4µg Cumin
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 0g g Cumin
Saturated Fat 0.046g 1.535g Heart of palm
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g 3.279g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Heart of palm Cumin
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
26
Heart of palm
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
77
Heart of palm
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
16%
Heart of palm
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
26%
Heart of palm
44%
Cumin
Fats
1%
Heart of palm
103%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm contains less Sodium (difference - 154mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.489g)
Which food is cheaper?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.91g)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Heart of palm - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167714/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.