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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 Phosphorus +193.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Contains more Zinc +216%
Contains more Copper +46.6%
Contains more Iron +243.5%
Equal in Potassium - 770
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Contains more Calcium +717%
Contains more Magnesium +81.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Contains more Zinc +216%
Contains more Copper +46.6%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.9%
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 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +165.2%
Contains more Folate +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Poppy seed Fenugreek Opinion
Net carbs 8.63g 33.75g Fenugreek
Protein 17.99g 23g Fenugreek
Fats 41.56g 6.41g Poppy seed
Carbs 28.13g 58.35g Fenugreek
Calories 525kcal 323kcal Poppy seed
Starch g g
Fructose 0.29g g Poppy seed
Sugar 2.99g g Fenugreek
Fiber 19.5g 24.6g Fenugreek
Calcium 1438mg 176mg Poppy seed
Iron 9.76mg 33.53mg Fenugreek
Magnesium 347mg 191mg Poppy seed
Phosphorus 870mg 296mg Poppy seed
Potassium 719mg 770mg Fenugreek
Sodium 26mg 67mg Poppy seed
Zinc 7.9mg 2.5mg Poppy seed
Copper 1.627mg 1.11mg Poppy seed
Vitamin A 0IU 60IU Fenugreek
Vitamin E 1.77mg mg Poppy seed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 3mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B1 0.854mg 0.322mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.366mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 0.896mg 1.64mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B5 0.324mg mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 0.6mg Fenugreek
Folate 82µg 57µg Poppy seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Poppy seed
Tryptophan 0.184mg 0.391mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.686mg 0.898mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 0.819mg 1.241mg Fenugreek
Leucine 1.321mg 1.757mg Fenugreek
Lysine 0.952mg 1.684mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.502mg 0.338mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.758mg 1.089mg Fenugreek
Valine 1.095mg 1.102mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.471mg 0.668mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 4.517g 1.46g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 5.982g g Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 28.569g g Poppy seed

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Poppy seed Fenugreek
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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
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

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.

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.