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Macadamia vs. Cumin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Macadamia and Cumin

  • Macadamia has more Vitamin B1, and Manganese, however, Cumin is higher in Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, and Vitamin E .
  • Cumin covers your daily Iron needs 783% more than Macadamia.
  • Cumin contains 8 times less Saturated Fat than Macadamia. Macadamia contains 12.061g of Saturated Fat, while Cumin contains 1.535g.

Food varieties used in this article are Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Manganese +23.9%
Contains more Calcium +995.3%
Contains more Iron +1698.4%
Contains more Magnesium +181.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Potassium +385.9%
Contains more Zinc +269.2%
Contains more Copper +14.7%
Contains more Selenium +44.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252% 539% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289% 435% 29%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Manganese +23.9%
Contains more Calcium +995.3%
Contains more Iron +1698.4%
Contains more Magnesium +181.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Potassium +385.9%
Contains more Zinc +269.2%
Contains more Copper +14.7%
Contains more Selenium +44.4%

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.
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Cumin
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +541.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.2%
Equal in Folate - 10
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 11% 0% 4% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 9% 0% 0% 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 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14% 14%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +541.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.2%
Equal in Folate - 10

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +240.2%
Contains more Protein +125.2%
Contains more Carbs +220.1%
Contains more Water +492.6%
Contains more Other +568.4%
8% 76% 14%
Protein: 7.91 g
Fats: 75.77 g
Carbs: 13.82 g
Water: 1.36 g
Other: 1.14 g
18% 22% 44% 8% 8%
Protein: 17.81 g
Fats: 22.27 g
Carbs: 44.24 g
Water: 8.06 g
Other: 7.62 g
Contains more Fats +240.2%
Contains more Protein +125.2%
Contains more Carbs +220.1%
Contains more Water +492.6%
Contains more Other +568.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +319.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +118.3%
17% 81% 2%
Saturated Fat: 12.061 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 58.877 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.502 g
8% 74% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.535 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.04 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.279 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +319.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +118.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macadamia Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 5.22g 33.74g Cumin
Protein 7.91g 17.81g Cumin
Fats 75.77g 22.27g Macadamia
Carbs 13.82g 44.24g Cumin
Calories 718kcal 375kcal Macadamia
Starch 1.05g Macadamia
Fructose 0.07g Macadamia
Sugar 4.57g 2.25g Cumin
Fiber 8.6g 10.5g Cumin
Calcium 85mg 931mg Cumin
Iron 3.69mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 130mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 188mg 499mg Cumin
Potassium 368mg 1788mg Cumin
Sodium 5mg 168mg Macadamia
Zinc 1.3mg 4.8mg Cumin
Copper 0.756mg 0.867mg Cumin
Manganese 4.131mg 3.333mg Macadamia
Selenium 3.6µg 5.2µg Cumin
Vitamin A 0IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 64µg Cumin
Vitamin E 0.54mg 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin C 1.2mg 7.7mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 1.195mg 0.628mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162mg 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 2.473mg 4.579mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.758mg Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.275mg 0.435mg Cumin
Folate 11µg 10µg Macadamia
Choline 24.7mg Cumin
Vitamin K 5.4µg Cumin
Tryptophan 0.067mg Macadamia
Threonine 0.37mg Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.314mg Macadamia
Leucine 0.602mg Macadamia
Lysine 0.018mg Macadamia
Methionine 0.023mg Macadamia
Phenylalanine 0.665mg Macadamia
Valine 0.363mg Macadamia
Histidine 0.195mg Macadamia
Saturated Fat 12.061g 1.535g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877g 14.04g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502g 3.279g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Macadamia Cumin
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
40%
Macadamia
48%
Cumin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
122%
Macadamia
431%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 163mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Macadamia
Macadamia is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.32g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.526g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin 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. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/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.