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Peanut vs. Cumin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Peanut and Cumin

  • Peanut has more Folate, Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , and Copper, while Cumin has more Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 772% higher.
  • Cumin contains 24 times less Folate than Peanut. Peanut contains 240µg of Folate, while Cumin contains 10µg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Cumin is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Peanuts, all types, 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.
Peanut
3
:
7
Cumin
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Copper +31.9%
Contains more Selenium +38.5%
Contains more Calcium +912%
Contains more Iron +1348.9%
Contains more Magnesium +117.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.7%
Contains more Potassium +153.6%
Contains more Zinc +46.8%
Contains more Manganese +72.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 172% 120% 162% 63% 3% 90% 382% 253% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289% 435% 29%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Copper +31.9%
Contains more Selenium +38.5%
Contains more Calcium +912%
Contains more Iron +1348.9%
Contains more Magnesium +117.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.7%
Contains more Potassium +153.6%
Contains more Zinc +46.8%
Contains more Manganese +72.3%

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.
Peanut
6
:
5
Cumin
Contains more Vitamin E +150.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +163.5%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Choline +112.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +142.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 167% 0% 0% 160% 32% 227% 107% 81% 180% 0% 29% 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 E +150.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +163.5%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Choline +112.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +142.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.628

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Peanut
2
:
3
Cumin
Contains more Protein +44.9%
Contains more Fats +121.1%
Contains more Carbs +174.3%
Contains more Water +24%
Contains more Other +227%
26% 49% 16% 7% 2%
Protein: 25.8 g
Fats: 49.24 g
Carbs: 16.13 g
Water: 6.5 g
Other: 2.33 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 +44.9%
Contains more Fats +121.1%
Contains more Carbs +174.3%
Contains more Water +24%
Contains more Other +227%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Peanut
2
:
1
Cumin
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +74%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +374.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.6%
14% 53% 34%
Saturated Fat: 6.279 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 24.426 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 15.558 g
8% 74% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.535 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.04 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.279 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +74%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +374.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Peanut 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 Peanut Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 7.63g 33.74g Cumin
Protein 25.8g 17.81g Peanut
Fats 49.24g 22.27g Peanut
Carbs 16.13g 44.24g Cumin
Calories 567kcal 375kcal Peanut
Sugar 4.72g 2.25g Cumin
Fiber 8.5g 10.5g Cumin
Calcium 92mg 931mg Cumin
Iron 4.58mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 168mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 376mg 499mg Cumin
Potassium 705mg 1788mg Cumin
Sodium 18mg 168mg Peanut
Zinc 3.27mg 4.8mg Cumin
Copper 1.144mg 0.867mg Peanut
Manganese 1.934mg 3.333mg Cumin
Selenium 7.2µg 5.2µg Peanut
Vitamin A 0IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 64µg Cumin
Vitamin E 8.33mg 3.33mg Peanut
Vitamin C 0mg 7.7mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.64mg 0.628mg Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 12.066mg 4.579mg Peanut
Vitamin B5 1.767mg Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.435mg Cumin
Folate 240µg 10µg Peanut
Choline 52.5mg 24.7mg Peanut
Vitamin K 0µg 5.4µg Cumin
Tryptophan 0.25mg Peanut
Threonine 0.883mg Peanut
Isoleucine 0.907mg Peanut
Leucine 1.672mg Peanut
Lysine 0.926mg Peanut
Methionine 0.317mg Peanut
Phenylalanine 1.377mg Peanut
Valine 1.082mg Peanut
Histidine 0.652mg Peanut
Saturated Fat 6.279g 1.535g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 24.426g 14.04g Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 15.558g 3.279g Peanut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Peanut 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
75%
Peanut
48%
Cumin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
131%
Peanut
431%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peanut
Peanut contains less Sodium (difference - 150mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut
Peanut is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.47g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.744g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
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. Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172430/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.