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Mustard vs. Nutmeg — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mustard and Nutmeg

  • Mustard has more Selenium, while Nutmeg has more Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Iron, Folate, and Phosphorus.
  • Nutmeg's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 129% higher.
  • Nutmeg contains 69 times less Sodium than Mustard. Mustard contains 1104mg of Sodium, while Nutmeg contains 16mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Mustard, prepared, yellow and Spices, nutmeg, ground.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Nutmeg
Contains more Selenium +1993.8%
Contains more Calcium +192.1%
Contains more Iron +88.8%
Contains more Magnesium +281.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.2%
Contains more Potassium +130.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +235.9%
Contains more Copper +1287.8%
Contains more Manganese +587.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 61% 35% 47% 14% 144% 18% 25% 56% 183%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343% 379% 9%
Contains more Selenium +1993.8%
Contains more Calcium +192.1%
Contains more Iron +88.8%
Contains more Magnesium +281.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.2%
Contains more Potassium +130.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +235.9%
Contains more Copper +1287.8%
Contains more Manganese +587.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Nutmeg
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.8%
Contains more Choline +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.6%
Contains more Folate +985.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 102
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 1% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 6% 0% 13% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 10% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 57% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.8%
Contains more Choline +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.6%
Contains more Folate +985.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 102

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Nutmeg
Contains more Water +1243.8%
Contains more Other +44.6%
Contains more Protein +56.1%
Contains more Fats +987.1%
Contains more Carbs +745.5%
4% 3% 6% 84% 3%
Protein: 3.74 g
Fats: 3.34 g
Carbs: 5.83 g
Water: 83.72 g
Other: 3.37 g
6% 36% 49% 6% 2%
Protein: 5.84 g
Fats: 36.31 g
Carbs: 49.29 g
Water: 6.23 g
Other: 2.33 g
Contains more Water +1243.8%
Contains more Other +44.6%
Contains more Protein +56.1%
Contains more Fats +987.1%
Contains more Carbs +745.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Nutmeg
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +121.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +47.6%
7% 69% 24%
Saturated Fat: 0.214 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.182 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.774 g
88% 11%
Saturated Fat: 25.94 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.22 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.35 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +121.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +47.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mustard Nutmeg
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mustard Nutmeg Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 28.49g Nutmeg
Protein 3.74g 5.84g Nutmeg
Fats 3.34g 36.31g Nutmeg
Carbs 5.83g 49.29g Nutmeg
Calories 60kcal 525kcal Nutmeg
Starch 0.64g Mustard
Fructose 0.23g Mustard
Sugar 0.92g 2.99g Mustard
Fiber 4g 20.8g Nutmeg
Calcium 63mg 184mg Nutmeg
Iron 1.61mg 3.04mg Nutmeg
Magnesium 48mg 183mg Nutmeg
Phosphorus 108mg 213mg Nutmeg
Potassium 152mg 350mg Nutmeg
Sodium 1104mg 16mg Nutmeg
Zinc 0.64mg 2.15mg Nutmeg
Copper 0.074mg 1.027mg Nutmeg
Manganese 0.422mg 2.9mg Nutmeg
Selenium 33.5µg 1.6µg Mustard
Vitamin A 109IU 102IU Mustard
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 5µg
Vitamin E 0.36mg 0mg Mustard
Vitamin C 0.3mg 3mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.346mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.057mg Mustard
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 1.299mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B5 0.254mg Mustard
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.16mg Nutmeg
Folate 7µg 76µg Nutmeg
Choline 22.4mg 8.8mg Mustard
Vitamin K 1.4µg 0µg Mustard
Tryptophan 0.009mg Mustard
Threonine 0.167mg Mustard
Isoleucine 0.146mg Mustard
Leucine 0.292mg Mustard
Lysine 0.264mg Mustard
Methionine 0.076mg Mustard
Phenylalanine 0.161mg Mustard
Valine 0.189mg Mustard
Histidine 0.119mg Mustard
Trans Fat 0.009g Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 0.214g 25.94g Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 2.182g 3.22g Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.774g 0.35g Mustard
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.01g Mustard
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.358g Mustard
Omega-3 - ALA 0.373g Mustard
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.018g Mustard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mustard Nutmeg
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Mustard
18%
Nutmeg
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
60%
Mustard
121%
Nutmeg

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 1088mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.07g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 25.726g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $3.9)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/nutrients
  2. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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