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Mustard vs Star anise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mustard and Star anise different?

  • Mustard is richer in Selenium, while Star anise is higher in Iron, Copper, Manganese, Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Zinc.
  • Star anise covers your daily need of Iron 442% more than Mustard.
  • Mustard contains 69 times more Sodium than Star anise. Mustard contains 1104mg of Sodium, while Star anise contains 16mg.

Mustard, prepared, yellow and Spices, anise seed 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
Contains more Iron +2195.7%
Contains more Calcium +925.4%
Contains more Potassium +848%
Contains more Magnesium +254.2%
Contains more Copper +1129.7%
Contains more Zinc +728.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 19% 14% 35% 25% 18% 47% 144%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1386% 194% 128% 122% 304% 145% 189% 3%
Contains more Iron +2195.7%
Contains more Calcium +925.4%
Contains more Potassium +848%
Contains more Magnesium +254.2%
Contains more Copper +1129.7%
Contains more Zinc +728.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%

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 C +6900%
Contains more Vitamin A +185.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +441.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +213.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +828.6%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
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 70% 19% 0% 0% 86% 67% 58% 48% 150% 0% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +6900%
Contains more Vitamin A +185.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +441.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +213.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +828.6%
Contains more Folate +42.9%

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
42
Star anise
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mustard
308
Star anise

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
106%
Star anise
Carbohydrates
6%
Mustard
50%
Star anise
Fats
15%
Mustard
73%
Star anise

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 Star anise
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Mustard Star anise
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?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 1088mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.372g)
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 Star anise Opinion
Calories 60 337 Star anise
Protein 3.74 17.6 Star anise
Fats 3.34 15.9 Star anise
Vitamin C 0.3 21 Star anise
Carbs 5.83 50.02 Star anise
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.61 36.96 Star anise
Calcium 63 646 Star anise
Potassium 152 1441 Star anise
Magnesium 48 170 Star anise
Sugar 0.92 Star anise
Fiber 4 14.6 Star anise
Copper 0.074 0.91 Star anise
Zinc 0.64 5.3 Star anise
Starch 0.64 Mustard
Phosphorus 108 440 Star anise
Sodium 1104 16 Star anise
Vitamin A 109 311 Star anise
Vitamin E 0.36 Mustard
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.34 Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.29 Star anise
Vitamin B3 0.565 3.06 Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.254 0.797 Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.65 Star anise
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.4 Mustard
Folate 7 10 Star anise
Trans Fat 0.009 Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.214 0.586 Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 2.182 9.78 Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 0.774 3.15 Star anise
Tryptophan 0.009 Mustard
Threonine 0.167 Mustard
Isoleucine 0.146 Mustard
Leucine 0.292 Mustard
Lysine 0.264 Mustard
Methionine 0.076 Mustard
Phenylalanine 0.161 Mustard
Valine 0.189 Mustard
Histidine 0.119 Mustard
Fructose 0.23 Mustard

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. Star anise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171316/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.