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Mustard vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mustard and Cinnamon?

  • Mustard is richer in Selenium, and Vitamin B1, yet Cinnamon is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin K, and Vitamin E .
  • Cinnamon's daily need coverage for Manganese is 741% higher.
  • Mustard has 110 times more Sodium than Cinnamon. Mustard has 1104mg of Sodium, while Cinnamon has 10mg.

We used Mustard, prepared, yellow and Spices, cinnamon, ground 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 more Phosphorus +68.8%
Contains more Iron +416.8%
Contains more Calcium +1490.5%
Contains more Potassium +183.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +358.1%
Contains more Zinc +185.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 19% 14% 35% 25% 18% 47% 144%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 312% 301% 39% 43% 114% 50% 28% 2%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.8%
Contains more Iron +416.8%
Contains more Calcium +1490.5%
Contains more Potassium +183.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +358.1%
Contains more Zinc +185.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%

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 B1 +704.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.7%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +170.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2128.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 7% 8% 0% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 0% 4% 6%
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 B1 +704.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.7%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +170.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2128.6%

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
10
Mustard
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mustard
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 food.
Protein
22%
Mustard
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
6%
Mustard
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
15%
Mustard
6%
Cinnamon

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

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Mustard 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 is lower in Sugar?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.131g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 1094mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mustard Cinnamon Opinion
Calories 60 247 Cinnamon
Protein 3.74 3.99 Cinnamon
Fats 3.34 1.24 Mustard
Vitamin C 0.3 3.8 Cinnamon
Carbs 5.83 80.59 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.61 8.32 Cinnamon
Calcium 63 1002 Cinnamon
Potassium 152 431 Cinnamon
Magnesium 48 60 Cinnamon
Sugar 0.92 2.17 Mustard
Fiber 4 53.1 Cinnamon
Copper 0.074 0.339 Cinnamon
Zinc 0.64 1.83 Cinnamon
Starch 0.64 Mustard
Phosphorus 108 64 Mustard
Sodium 1104 10 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 109 295 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 0.36 2.32 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.022 Mustard
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.041 Mustard
Vitamin B3 0.565 1.332 Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.254 0.358 Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.158 Cinnamon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.4 31.2 Cinnamon
Folate 7 6 Mustard
Trans Fat 0.009 0 Cinnamon
Saturated Fat 0.214 0.345 Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 2.182 0.246 Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.774 0.068 Mustard
Tryptophan 0.009 0.049 Cinnamon
Threonine 0.167 0.136 Mustard
Isoleucine 0.146 0.146
Leucine 0.292 0.253 Mustard
Lysine 0.264 0.243 Mustard
Methionine 0.076 0.078 Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.161 0.146 Mustard
Valine 0.189 0.224 Cinnamon
Histidine 0.119 0.117 Mustard
Fructose 0.23 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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

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