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Poppy seed vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Poppy seed and Cinnamon

  • Poppy seed has more Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Zinc, and Calcium, while Cinnamon has more Manganese, Fiber, and Vitamin K.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily need of Manganese 468% more than Poppy seed.
  • Poppy seed contains 39 times more Vitamin B1 than Cinnamon. While Poppy seed contains 0.854mg of Vitamin B1, Cinnamon contains only 0.022mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Cinnamon is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, poppy seed and Spices, cinnamon, ground.

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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 +43.5%
Contains more Iron +17.3%
Contains more Magnesium +478.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1259.4%
Contains more Potassium +66.8%
Contains more Zinc +331.7%
Contains more Copper +379.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Calcium +43.5%
Contains more Iron +17.3%
Contains more Magnesium +478.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1259.4%
Contains more Potassium +66.8%
Contains more Zinc +331.7%
Contains more Copper +379.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%

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 +3781.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.3%
Contains more Folate +1266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3781.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.3%
Contains more Folate +1266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
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 Cinnamon
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Poppy seed Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 8.63g 27.49g Cinnamon
Protein 17.99g 3.99g Poppy seed
Fats 41.56g 1.24g Poppy seed
Carbs 28.13g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 525kcal 247kcal Poppy seed
Starch g g
Fructose 0.29g 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.99g 2.17g Cinnamon
Fiber 19.5g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 1438mg 1002mg Poppy seed
Iron 9.76mg 8.32mg Poppy seed
Magnesium 347mg 60mg Poppy seed
Phosphorus 870mg 64mg Poppy seed
Potassium 719mg 431mg Poppy seed
Sodium 26mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 7.9mg 1.83mg Poppy seed
Copper 1.627mg 0.339mg Poppy seed
Vitamin A 0IU 295IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 1.77mg 2.32mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 3.8mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.854mg 0.022mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.041mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B3 0.896mg 1.332mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.358mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 0.158mg Poppy seed
Folate 82µg 6µg Poppy seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 31.2µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.184mg 0.049mg Poppy seed
Threonine 0.686mg 0.136mg Poppy seed
Isoleucine 0.819mg 0.146mg Poppy seed
Leucine 1.321mg 0.253mg Poppy seed
Lysine 0.952mg 0.243mg Poppy seed
Methionine 0.502mg 0.078mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.758mg 0.146mg Poppy seed
Valine 1.095mg 0.224mg Poppy seed
Histidine 0.471mg 0.117mg Poppy seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 4.517g 0.345g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 5.982g 0.246g Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 28.569g 0.068g Poppy seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Poppy seed Cinnamon
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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
280
Poppy seed
111
Cinnamon

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
28%
Poppy seed
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
192%
Poppy seed
6%
Cinnamon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.172g)
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

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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.