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Pistachio vs. Cumin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pistachio and Cumin

  • Pistachio has more Vitamin B6, and Copper, however, Cumin is higher in Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cumin covers your daily Iron needs 781% more than Pistachio.
  • Cumin contains 4 times less Vitamin B6 than Pistachio. Pistachio contains 1.7mg of Vitamin B6, while Cumin contains 0.435mg.
  • Cumin has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Nuts, pistachio 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 -99.4%
Contains more Copper +49.9%
Contains more Selenium +34.6%
Contains more Calcium +786.7%
Contains more Iron +1592.9%
Contains more Magnesium +202.5%
Contains more Potassium +74.4%
Contains more Zinc +118.2%
Contains more Manganese +177.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 499
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 147% 87% 210% 91% 1% 60% 434% 157% 39%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289% 435% 29%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +49.9%
Contains more Selenium +34.6%
Contains more Calcium +786.7%
Contains more Iron +1592.9%
Contains more Magnesium +202.5%
Contains more Potassium +74.4%
Contains more Zinc +118.2%
Contains more Manganese +177.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 499

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 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +290.8%
Contains more Folate +410%
Contains more Vitamin A +146.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +104.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +252.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 31% 58% 0% 19% 218% 37% 25% 32% 393% 39% 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 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +290.8%
Contains more Folate +410%
Contains more Vitamin A +146.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +104.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +252.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +13.2%
Contains more Fats +103.5%
Contains more Carbs +62.8%
Contains more Water +84.4%
Contains more Other +155.7%
20% 45% 27% 4% 3%
Protein: 20.16 g
Fats: 45.32 g
Carbs: 27.17 g
Water: 4.37 g
Other: 2.98 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 Protein +13.2%
Contains more Fats +103.5%
Contains more Carbs +62.8%
Contains more Water +84.4%
Contains more Other +155.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +65.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +338.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -74%
14% 53% 33%
Saturated Fat: 5.907 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 23.257 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 14.38 g
8% 74% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.535 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.04 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.279 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +65.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +338.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -74%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pistachio 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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pistachio Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 16.57g 33.74g Cumin
Protein 20.16g 17.81g Pistachio
Fats 45.32g 22.27g Pistachio
Carbs 27.17g 44.24g Cumin
Calories 560kcal 375kcal Pistachio
Starch 1.67g Pistachio
Fructose 0.24g Pistachio
Sugar 7.66g 2.25g Cumin
Fiber 10.6g 10.5g Pistachio
Calcium 105mg 931mg Cumin
Iron 3.92mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 121mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 490mg 499mg Cumin
Potassium 1025mg 1788mg Cumin
Sodium 1mg 168mg Pistachio
Zinc 2.2mg 4.8mg Cumin
Copper 1.3mg 0.867mg Pistachio
Manganese 1.2mg 3.333mg Cumin
Selenium 7µg 5.2µg Pistachio
Vitamin A 516IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin A RAE 26µg 64µg Cumin
Vitamin E 2.86mg 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin C 5.6mg 7.7mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.87mg 0.628mg Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.16mg 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 4.579mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.52mg Pistachio
Vitamin B6 1.7mg 0.435mg Pistachio
Folate 51µg 10µg Pistachio
Choline 24.7mg Cumin
Vitamin K 5.4µg Cumin
Tryptophan 0.251mg Pistachio
Threonine 0.684mg Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.917mg Pistachio
Leucine 1.604mg Pistachio
Lysine 1.138mg Pistachio
Methionine 0.36mg Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.092mg Pistachio
Valine 1.249mg Pistachio
Histidine 0.512mg Pistachio
Saturated Fat 5.907g 1.535g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 23.257g 14.04g Pistachio
Polyunsaturated fat 14.38g 3.279g Pistachio
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 14.091g Pistachio

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pistachio 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
65%
Pistachio
48%
Cumin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
125%
Pistachio
431%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 167mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pistachio
Pistachio is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.41g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.372g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
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

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. Pistachio - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170184/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.