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Hummus vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Hummus and Seed

  • Seed is richer than Hummus in Fiber, Phosphorus, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Seed is 114% higher.

Food types used in this article are Hummus, commercial and Seeds, chia seeds, dried.

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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
Hummus
0
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8
Seed
Contains more Calcium +1560.5%
Contains more Iron +216.4%
Contains more Magnesium +371.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +388.6%
Contains more Potassium +78.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Zinc +150.3%
Contains more Copper +75.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Contains more Calcium +1560.5%
Contains more Iron +216.4%
Contains more Magnesium +371.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +388.6%
Contains more Potassium +78.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Zinc +150.3%
Contains more Copper +75.3%

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
Hummus
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6
Seed
Contains more Folate +69.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +80%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1417.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 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 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 0% 0%
Contains more Folate +69.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +80%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1417.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hummus Seed Opinion
Net carbs 8.29g 7.72g Hummus
Protein 7.9g 16.54g Seed
Fats 9.6g 30.74g Seed
Carbs 14.29g 42.12g Seed
Calories 166kcal 486kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 6g 34.4g Seed
Calcium 38mg 631mg Seed
Iron 2.44mg 7.72mg Seed
Magnesium 71mg 335mg Seed
Phosphorus 176mg 860mg Seed
Potassium 228mg 407mg Seed
Sodium 379mg 16mg Seed
Zinc 1.83mg 4.58mg Seed
Copper 0.527mg 0.924mg Seed
Vitamin A 30IU 54IU Seed
Vitamin E mg 0.5mg Seed
Vitamin D 0IU IU Hummus
Vitamin D 0µg µg Hummus
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 0.62mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.064mg 0.17mg Seed
Vitamin B3 0.582mg 8.83mg Seed
Vitamin B5 0.132mg mg Hummus
Vitamin B6 0.2mg mg Hummus
Folate 83µg 49µg Hummus
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.436mg Seed
Threonine mg 0.709mg Seed
Isoleucine mg 0.801mg Seed
Leucine mg 1.371mg Seed
Lysine mg 0.97mg Seed
Methionine mg 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine mg 1.016mg Seed
Valine mg 0.95mg Seed
Histidine mg 0.531mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.14g Hummus
Saturated Fat 1.437g 3.33g Hummus
Monounsaturated Fat 4.039g 2.309g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 3.613g 23.665g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Hummus 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
16
Hummus
35
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
66
Hummus
195
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
47%
Hummus
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
14%
Hummus
42%
Seed
Fats
44%
Hummus
142%
Seed

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 363mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.893g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/nutrients
  2. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.