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Nutmeg vs Poppy seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Nutmeg and Poppy seed different?

  • Poppy seed is higher than Nutmeg in Manganese, Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Selenium.
  • Poppy seed covers your daily need of Manganese 166% more than Nutmeg.
  • Nutmeg contains 6 times more Saturated Fat than Poppy seed. Nutmeg contains 25.94g of Saturated Fat, while Poppy seed contains 4.517g.

Spices, nutmeg, ground and Spices, poppy 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 less Sodium -38.5%
Contains more Calcium +681.5%
Contains more Iron +221.1%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.5%
Contains more Potassium +105.4%
Contains more Zinc +267.4%
Contains more Copper +58.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543%
Contains less Sodium -38.5%
Contains more Calcium +681.5%
Contains more Iron +221.1%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.5%
Contains more Potassium +105.4%
Contains more Zinc +267.4%
Contains more Copper +58.4%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.4%
Equal in Folate - 82
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 10% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 57% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 36% 0% 4% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 62% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.4%
Equal in Folate - 82

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.
Nutmeg Poppy seed
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nutmeg Poppy seed Opinion
Net carbs 28.49g 8.63g Nutmeg
Protein 5.84g 17.99g Poppy seed
Fats 36.31g 41.56g Poppy seed
Carbs 49.29g 28.13g Nutmeg
Calories 525kcal 525kcal
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.29g Poppy seed
Sugar 2.99g 2.99g
Fiber 20.8g 19.5g Nutmeg
Calcium 184mg 1438mg Poppy seed
Iron 3.04mg 9.76mg Poppy seed
Magnesium 183mg 347mg Poppy seed
Phosphorus 213mg 870mg Poppy seed
Potassium 350mg 719mg Poppy seed
Sodium 16mg 26mg Nutmeg
Zinc 2.15mg 7.9mg Poppy seed
Copper 1.027mg 1.627mg Poppy seed
Vitamin A 102IU 0IU Nutmeg
Vitamin E 0mg 1.77mg Poppy seed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 1mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B1 0.346mg 0.854mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.1mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B3 1.299mg 0.896mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B5 mg 0.324mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.247mg Poppy seed
Folate 76µg 82µg Poppy seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan mg 0.184mg Poppy seed
Threonine mg 0.686mg Poppy seed
Isoleucine mg 0.819mg Poppy seed
Leucine mg 1.321mg Poppy seed
Lysine mg 0.952mg Poppy seed
Methionine mg 0.502mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine mg 0.758mg Poppy seed
Valine mg 1.095mg Poppy seed
Histidine mg 0.471mg Poppy seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 25.94g 4.517g Poppy seed
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22g 5.982g Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35g 28.569g Poppy seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nutmeg Poppy seed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
20
Nutmeg
36
Poppy seed
Mineral Summary Score
103
Nutmeg
280
Poppy seed

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
35%
Nutmeg
108%
Poppy seed
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
28%
Poppy seed
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
192%
Poppy seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 21.423g)
Which food is cheaper?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (2.99 g)
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

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. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/nutrients
  2. Poppy seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171330/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.