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Poppy seed vs Fenugreek - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Poppy seed and Fenugreek

  • Poppy seed has more Manganese, Calcium, Phosphorus, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium, however Fenugreek has more Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Fenugreek's daily need coverage for Iron is 297% more.
  • Poppy seed has 8 times more Calcium than Fenugreek. Poppy seed has 1438mg of Calcium, while Fenugreek has 176mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, poppy seed and Spices, fenugreek 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 Calcium +717%
Contains more Magnesium +81.7%
Contains more Copper +46.6%
Contains more Zinc +216%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Contains more Iron +243.5%
Equal in Potassium - 770
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 366% 432% 64% 248% 543% 216% 373% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1258% 53% 68% 137% 370% 69% 127% 9%
Contains more Calcium +717%
Contains more Magnesium +81.7%
Contains more Copper +46.6%
Contains more Zinc +216%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Contains more Iron +243.5%
Equal in Potassium - 770

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +165.2%
Contains more Folate +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 0% 36% 0% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 0% 0% 62%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 4% 0% 0% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 0% 0% 43%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +165.2%
Contains more Folate +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.9%

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
33
Fenugreek
Mineral Summary Score
280
Poppy seed
261
Fenugreek

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
138%
Fenugreek
Carbohydrates
28%
Poppy seed
58%
Fenugreek
Fats
192%
Poppy seed
30%
Fenugreek

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 Fenugreek
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.057g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Poppy seed Fenugreek Opinion
Calories 525 323 Poppy seed
Protein 17.99 23 Fenugreek
Fats 41.56 6.41 Poppy seed
Vitamin C 1 3 Fenugreek
Carbs 28.13 58.35 Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 9.76 33.53 Fenugreek
Calcium 1438 176 Poppy seed
Potassium 719 770 Fenugreek
Magnesium 347 191 Poppy seed
Sugar 2.99 Fenugreek
Fiber 19.5 24.6 Fenugreek
Copper 1.627 1.11 Poppy seed
Zinc 7.9 2.5 Poppy seed
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Phosphorus 870 296 Poppy seed
Sodium 26 67 Poppy seed
Vitamin A 0 60 Fenugreek
Vitamin E 1.77 Poppy seed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.854 0.322 Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.1 0.366 Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 0.896 1.64 Fenugreek
Vitamin B5 0.324 Poppy seed
Vitamin B6 0.247 0.6 Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Poppy seed
Folate 82 57 Poppy seed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 4.517 1.46 Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 5.982 Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 28.569 Poppy seed
Tryptophan 0.184 0.391 Fenugreek
Threonine 0.686 0.898 Fenugreek
Isoleucine 0.819 1.241 Fenugreek
Leucine 1.321 1.757 Fenugreek
Lysine 0.952 1.684 Fenugreek
Methionine 0.502 0.338 Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.758 1.089 Fenugreek
Valine 1.095 1.102 Fenugreek
Histidine 0.471 0.668 Fenugreek
Fructose 0.29 Poppy seed

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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/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.