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Poppy seed vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Poppy seed and Cumin?

  • Poppy seed is higher in Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, Calcium, Fiber, Zinc, and Vitamin B1, yet Cumin is higher in Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 708% more.
  • Poppy seed has 2 times more Manganese than Cumin. While Poppy seed has 6.707mg of Manganese, Cumin has only 3.333mg.

We used Spices, poppy seed and Spices, cumin seed types 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 more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.3%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Zinc +64.6%
Contains more Copper +87.7%
Contains more Iron +579.9%
Contains more Potassium +148.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 366
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.3%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Zinc +64.6%
Contains more Copper +87.7%
Contains more Iron +579.9%
Contains more Potassium +148.7%
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 B1 +36%
Contains more Folate +720%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +670%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +227%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +411%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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%
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 B1 +36%
Contains more Folate +720%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +670%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +227%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +411%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Poppy seed 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 vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Poppy seed Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 8.63g 33.74g Cumin
Protein 17.99g 17.81g Poppy seed
Fats 41.56g 22.27g Poppy seed
Carbs 28.13g 44.24g Cumin
Calories 525kcal 375kcal Poppy seed
Starch g g
Fructose 0.29g g Poppy seed
Sugar 2.99g 2.25g Cumin
Fiber 19.5g 10.5g Poppy seed
Calcium 1438mg 931mg Poppy seed
Iron 9.76mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 347mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 870mg 499mg Poppy seed
Potassium 719mg 1788mg Cumin
Sodium 26mg 168mg Poppy seed
Zinc 7.9mg 4.8mg Poppy seed
Copper 1.627mg 0.867mg Poppy seed
Vitamin A 0IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin E 1.77mg 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 7.7mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.854mg 0.628mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 0.896mg 4.579mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.324mg mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 0.435mg Cumin
Folate 82µg 10µg Poppy seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 5.4µg Cumin
Tryptophan 0.184mg mg Poppy seed
Threonine 0.686mg mg Poppy seed
Isoleucine 0.819mg mg Poppy seed
Leucine 1.321mg mg Poppy seed
Lysine 0.952mg mg Poppy seed
Methionine 0.502mg mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.758mg mg Poppy seed
Valine 1.095mg mg Poppy seed
Histidine 0.471mg mg Poppy seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cumin
Saturated Fat 4.517g 1.535g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 5.982g 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 28.569g 3.279g Poppy seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Poppy seed 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
36
Poppy seed
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
280
Poppy seed
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
108%
Poppy seed
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
28%
Poppy seed
44%
Cumin
Fats
192%
Poppy seed
103%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed contains less Sodium (difference - 142mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.74g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.982g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
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)
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. Poppy seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171330/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.