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Poppy seed vs. Onion powder — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Poppy seed and Onion powder different?

  • Poppy seed is higher in Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, and Vitamin B1, however, Onion powder is richer in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Poppy seed is 235% higher.
  • Poppy seed contains 4 times more Calcium than Onion powder. While Poppy seed contains 1438mg of Calcium, Onion powder contains only 384mg.

Spices, poppy seed and Spices, onion powder are the varieties used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +274.5%
Contains more Iron +150.3%
Contains more Magnesium +207.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.2%
Contains less Sodium -64.4%
Contains more Zinc +95.1%
Contains more Copper +175.8%
Contains more Manganese +415.9%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Equal in Selenium - 14.3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543% 875% 74%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 116% 147% 81% 138% 87% 10% 111% 197% 170% 78%
Contains more Calcium +274.5%
Contains more Iron +150.3%
Contains more Magnesium +207.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.2%
Contains less Sodium -64.4%
Contains more Zinc +95.1%
Contains more Copper +175.8%
Contains more Manganese +415.9%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Equal in Selenium - 14.3

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.
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Contains more Vitamin E +555.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179.1%
Contains more Folate +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2240%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.7%
Contains more Choline +343.2%
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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 36% 0% 4% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 62% 0% 5% 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 0% 6% 0% 78% 115% 19% 7% 44% 166% 48% 0% 22% 11%
Contains more Vitamin E +555.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179.1%
Contains more Folate +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2240%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.7%
Contains more Choline +343.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +72.8%
Contains more Fats +3896.2%
Contains more Water +10.4%
Contains more Other +57.7%
Contains more Carbs +181.3%
Equal in Water - 5.39
18% 42% 28% 6% 6%
Protein: 17.99 g
Fats: 41.56 g
Carbs: 28.13 g
Water: 5.95 g
Other: 6.37 g
10% 79% 5% 4%
Protein: 10.41 g
Fats: 1.04 g
Carbs: 79.12 g
Water: 5.39 g
Other: 4.04 g
Contains more Protein +72.8%
Contains more Fats +3896.2%
Contains more Water +10.4%
Contains more Other +57.7%
Contains more Carbs +181.3%
Equal in Water - 5.39

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2861.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +9115.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.2%
12% 15% 73%
Saturated Fat: 4.517 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.982 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 28.569 g
30% 28% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.219 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.202 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.31 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2861.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +9115.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.2%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +66.1%
Contains more Glucose +97.3%
Contains more Fructose +475.9%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
78% 12% 10%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 2.33 g
Glucose: 0.37 g
Fructose: 0.29 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
58% 11% 25% 5%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 3.87 g
Glucose: 0.73 g
Fructose: 1.67 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.36 g
Contains more Sucrose +66.1%
Contains more Glucose +97.3%
Contains more Fructose +475.9%
Contains more Galactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Poppy seed Onion powder
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Poppy seed Onion powder Opinion
Net carbs 8.63g 63.92g Onion powder
Protein 17.99g 10.41g Poppy seed
Fats 41.56g 1.04g Poppy seed
Carbs 28.13g 79.12g Onion powder
Calories 525kcal 341kcal Poppy seed
Fructose 0.29g 1.67g Onion powder
Sugar 2.99g 6.63g Poppy seed
Fiber 19.5g 15.2g Poppy seed
Calcium 1438mg 384mg Poppy seed
Iron 9.76mg 3.9mg Poppy seed
Magnesium 347mg 113mg Poppy seed
Phosphorus 870mg 322mg Poppy seed
Potassium 719mg 985mg Onion powder
Sodium 26mg 73mg Poppy seed
Zinc 7.9mg 4.05mg Poppy seed
Copper 1.627mg 0.59mg Poppy seed
Manganese 6.707mg 1.3mg Poppy seed
Selenium 13.5µg 14.3µg Onion powder
Vitamin E 1.77mg 0.27mg Poppy seed
Vitamin C 1mg 23.4mg Onion powder
Vitamin B1 0.854mg 0.457mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.08mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B3 0.896mg 0.321mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.732mg Onion powder
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 0.718mg Onion powder
Folate 82µg 64µg Poppy seed
Choline 8.8mg 39mg Onion powder
Vitamin K 0µg 4.1µg Onion powder
Tryptophan 0.184mg 0.06mg Poppy seed
Threonine 0.686mg 0.14mg Poppy seed
Isoleucine 0.819mg 0.14mg Poppy seed
Leucine 1.321mg 0.22mg Poppy seed
Lysine 0.952mg 0.49mg Poppy seed
Methionine 0.502mg 0.09mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.758mg 0.28mg Poppy seed
Valine 1.095mg 0.17mg Poppy seed
Histidine 0.471mg 0.16mg Poppy seed
Saturated Fat 4.517g 0.219g Onion powder
Monounsaturated Fat 5.982g 0.202g Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 28.569g 0.31g Poppy seed
Omega-3 - ALA 0.273g 0.015g Poppy seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Poppy seed Onion powder
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
33%
Poppy seed
39%
Onion powder
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
319%
Poppy seed
113%
Onion powder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion powder
Onion powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.298g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion powder
Onion powder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Onion powder
Onion powder is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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. Poppy seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171330/nutrients
  2. Onion powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171327/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.