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Brazil nut vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Brazil nut and Cumin

  • Brazil nut has more Selenium, Copper, and Phosphorus, however Cumin has more Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Brazil nut's daily need coverage for Selenium is 3476% more.
  • Brazil nut has 11 times more Saturated Fat than Cumin. Brazil nut has 16.134g of Saturated Fat, while Cumin has 1.535g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched and Spices, cumin 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Phosphorus +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Copper +101%
Contains more Calcium +481.9%
Contains more Iron +2630.9%
Contains more Potassium +171.3%
Contains more Zinc +18.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 366
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Copper +101%
Contains more Calcium +481.9%
Contains more Iron +2630.9%
Contains more Potassium +171.3%
Contains more Zinc +18.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 366

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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Cumin
Contains more Vitamin E +69.7%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +834.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1452.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.628
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 114% 0% 3% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 17% 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 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
Contains more Vitamin E +69.7%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +834.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1452.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.628

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.
Brazil nut Cumin
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 33.74g Cumin
Protein 14.32g 17.81g Cumin
Fats 67.1g 22.27g Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74g 44.24g Cumin
Calories 659kcal 375kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.25g g Brazil nut
Fructose 0g g Brazil nut
Sugar 2.33g 2.25g Cumin
Fiber 7.5g 10.5g Cumin
Calcium 160mg 931mg Cumin
Iron 2.43mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 376mg 366mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 499mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 1788mg Cumin
Sodium 3mg 168mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06mg 4.8mg Cumin
Copper 1.743mg 0.867mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin E 5.65mg 3.33mg Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 7.7mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 4.579mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.184mg mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 0.435mg Cumin
Folate 22µg 10µg Brazil nut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 5.4µg Cumin
Tryptophan 0.135mg mg Brazil nut
Threonine 0.365mg mg Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.518mg mg Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19mg mg Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49mg mg Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124mg mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg mg Brazil nut
Valine 0.76mg mg Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409mg mg Brazil nut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 16.134g 1.535g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 14.04g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 3.279g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Cumin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
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
28
Brazil nut
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
184
Brazil nut
480
Cumin

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
86%
Brazil nut
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
44%
Cumin
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
103%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.08g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.599g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 165mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/nutrients
  2. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.