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Nutmeg vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Nutmeg and Black pepper

  • Nutmeg has more Vitamin B1 and Folate, however Black pepper is higher in Manganese, Vitamin K, Iron, Copper, Potassium, Calcium and Fiber.
  • Black pepper covers your daily Manganese needs 428% more than Nutmeg.
  • Black pepper contains 19 times less Saturated Fat than Nutmeg. Nutmeg contains 25.94g of Saturated Fat, while Black pepper contains 1.392g.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, nutmeg, ground and Spices, pepper, black.

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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
Nutmeg
4
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Contains more Zinc +80.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.8%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Iron +219.4%
Contains more Calcium +140.8%
Contains more Potassium +279.7%
Contains more Copper +29.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 171
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 114% 56% 31% 131% 343% 59% 92% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 365% 133% 118% 123% 444% 33% 68% 3%
Contains more Zinc +80.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.8%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Iron +219.4%
Contains more Calcium +140.8%
Contains more Potassium +279.7%
Contains more Copper +29.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 171

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
Nutmeg
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.6%
Contains more Folate +347.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +436.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 0% 0% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 0% 0% 57%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 33% 21% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 0% 410% 13%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.6%
Contains more Folate +347.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +436.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
20
Nutmeg
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
103
Nutmeg
160
Black pepper

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 the food
Protein
35%
Nutmeg
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
64%
Black pepper
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
15%
Black pepper

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Nutmeg Black pepper
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nutmeg Black pepper
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 contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 2.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 24.548g)
Which food is cheaper?
Black pepper
Black pepper is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Nutmeg Black pepper Opinion
Calories 525 251 Nutmeg
Protein 5.84 10.39 Black pepper
Fats 36.31 3.26 Nutmeg
Vitamin C 3 0 Nutmeg
Carbs 49.29 63.95 Black pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.04 9.71 Black pepper
Calcium 184 443 Black pepper
Potassium 350 1329 Black pepper
Magnesium 183 171 Nutmeg
Sugars 2.99 0.64 Black pepper
Fiber 20.8 25.3 Black pepper
Copper 1.027 1.33 Black pepper
Zinc 2.15 1.19 Nutmeg
Starch
Phosphorus 213 158 Nutmeg
Sodium 16 20 Nutmeg
Vitamin A 102 547 Black pepper
Vitamin E 0 1.04 Black pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.346 0.108 Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.057 0.18 Black pepper
Vitamin B3 1.299 1.143 Nutmeg
Vitamin B5 1.399 Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.291 Black pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 163.7 Black pepper
Folate 76 17 Nutmeg
Trans Fat 0 Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 25.94 1.392 Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22 0.739 Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35 0.998 Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.058 Black pepper
Threonine 0.244 Black pepper
Isoleucine 0.366 Black pepper
Leucine 1.014 Black pepper
Lysine 0.244 Black pepper
Methionine 0.096 Black pepper
Phenylalanine 0.446 Black pepper
Valine 0.547 Black pepper
Histidine 0.159 Black pepper
Fructose 0.23 Black pepper

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/nutrients
  2. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.