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Nutmeg vs. Caraway spice — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Nutmeg and Caraway spice

  • Nutmeg has more Manganese, however, Caraway spice is richer in Iron, Fiber, Phosphorus, Calcium, Zinc, Potassium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin C.
  • Caraway spice covers your daily Iron needs 165% more than Nutmeg.
  • Caraway spice has 42 times less Saturated Fat than Nutmeg. Nutmeg has 25.94g of Saturated Fat, while Caraway spice has 0.62g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, nutmeg, ground and Spices, caraway seed.

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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.
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Manganese +123.1%
Contains more Calcium +274.5%
Contains more Iron +433.9%
Contains more Magnesium +41%
Contains more Phosphorus +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +286%
Contains more Zinc +155.8%
Contains more Selenium +656.3%
Equal in Sodium - 17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343% 379% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 207% 609% 185% 244% 120% 3% 150% 304% 170% 66%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Manganese +123.1%
Contains more Calcium +274.5%
Contains more Iron +433.9%
Contains more Magnesium +41%
Contains more Phosphorus +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +286%
Contains more Zinc +155.8%
Contains more Selenium +656.3%
Equal in Sodium - 17

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.
Nutmeg
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Contains more Folate +660%
Contains more Vitamin A +255.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +564.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Choline +180.7%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 22% 50% 0% 70% 96% 88% 68% 0% 84% 8% 0% 14% 0%
Contains more Folate +660%
Contains more Vitamin A +255.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +564.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Choline +180.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +148.9%
Contains more Protein +238.5%
Contains more Water +58.4%
Contains more Other +151.9%
Equal in Carbs - 49.9
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
20% 15% 50% 10% 6%
Protein: 19.77 g
Fats: 14.59 g
Carbs: 49.9 g
Water: 9.87 g
Other: 5.87 g
Contains more Fats +148.9%
Contains more Protein +238.5%
Contains more Water +58.4%
Contains more Other +151.9%
Equal in Carbs - 49.9

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +121.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +834.9%
88% 11%
Saturated Fat: 25.94 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.22 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.35 g
6% 65% 30%
Saturated Fat: 0.62 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.125 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.272 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +121.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +834.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nutmeg Caraway spice Opinion
Net carbs 28.49g 11.9g Nutmeg
Protein 5.84g 19.77g Caraway spice
Fats 36.31g 14.59g Nutmeg
Carbs 49.29g 49.9g Caraway spice
Calories 525kcal 333kcal Nutmeg
Sugar 2.99g 0.64g Caraway spice
Fiber 20.8g 38g Caraway spice
Calcium 184mg 689mg Caraway spice
Iron 3.04mg 16.23mg Caraway spice
Magnesium 183mg 258mg Caraway spice
Phosphorus 213mg 568mg Caraway spice
Potassium 350mg 1351mg Caraway spice
Sodium 16mg 17mg Nutmeg
Zinc 2.15mg 5.5mg Caraway spice
Copper 1.027mg 0.91mg Nutmeg
Manganese 2.9mg 1.3mg Nutmeg
Selenium 1.6µg 12.1µg Caraway spice
Vitamin A 102IU 363IU Caraway spice
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 18µg Caraway spice
Vitamin E 0mg 2.5mg Caraway spice
Vitamin C 3mg 21mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B1 0.346mg 0.383mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.379mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B3 1.299mg 3.606mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.36mg Caraway spice
Folate 76µg 10µg Nutmeg
Choline 8.8mg 24.7mg Caraway spice
Tryptophan 0.244mg Caraway spice
Threonine 0.756mg Caraway spice
Isoleucine 0.826mg Caraway spice
Leucine 1.218mg Caraway spice
Lysine 1.031mg Caraway spice
Methionine 0.361mg Caraway spice
Phenylalanine 0.867mg Caraway spice
Valine 1.037mg Caraway spice
Histidine 0.55mg Caraway spice
Saturated Fat 25.94g 0.62g Caraway spice
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22g 7.125g Caraway spice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35g 3.272g Caraway spice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nutmeg Caraway spice
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
18%
Nutmeg
38%
Caraway spice
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
121%
Nutmeg
205%
Caraway spice

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 25.32g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/nutrients
  2. Caraway spice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170918/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.