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Poppy seed vs Star anise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Poppy seed and Star anise

  • Poppy seed has more Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Zinc, however Star anise is higher in Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.
  • Star anise covers your daily Iron needs 340% more than Poppy seed.
  • Star anise contains 3 times less Manganese than Poppy seed. Poppy seed contains 6.707mg of Manganese, while Star anise contains 2.3mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, poppy seed and Spices, anise 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 +122.6%
Contains more Magnesium +104.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.7%
Contains more Zinc +49.1%
Contains more Copper +78.8%
Contains more Iron +278.7%
Contains more Potassium +100.4%
Contains less Sodium -38.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304%
Contains more Calcium +122.6%
Contains more Magnesium +104.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.7%
Contains more Zinc +49.1%
Contains more Copper +78.8%
Contains more Iron +278.7%
Contains more Potassium +100.4%
Contains less Sodium -38.5%

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 +151.2%
Contains more Folate +720%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +241.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.2%
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 19% 0% 0% 70% 86% 67% 58% 48% 150% 8% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +151.2%
Contains more Folate +720%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +241.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Poppy seed Star anise Opinion
Net carbs 8.63g 35.42g Star anise
Protein 17.99g 17.6g Poppy seed
Fats 41.56g 15.9g Poppy seed
Carbs 28.13g 50.02g Star anise
Calories 525kcal 337kcal Poppy seed
Starch g g
Fructose 0.29g g Poppy seed
Sugar 2.99g g Star anise
Fiber 19.5g 14.6g Poppy seed
Calcium 1438mg 646mg Poppy seed
Iron 9.76mg 36.96mg Star anise
Magnesium 347mg 170mg Poppy seed
Phosphorus 870mg 440mg Poppy seed
Potassium 719mg 1441mg Star anise
Sodium 26mg 16mg Star anise
Zinc 7.9mg 5.3mg Poppy seed
Copper 1.627mg 0.91mg Poppy seed
Vitamin A 0IU 311IU Star anise
Vitamin E 1.77mg mg Poppy seed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 21mg Star anise
Vitamin B1 0.854mg 0.34mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.29mg Star anise
Vitamin B3 0.896mg 3.06mg Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.797mg Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 0.65mg Star anise
Folate 82µg 10µg Poppy seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Poppy seed
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 Star anise
Saturated Fat 4.517g 0.586g Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 5.982g 9.78g Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 28.569g 3.15g Poppy seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Poppy seed Star anise
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
42
Star anise
Mineral Summary Score
280
Poppy seed
308
Star anise

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
106%
Star anise
Carbohydrates
28%
Poppy seed
50%
Star anise
Fats
192%
Poppy seed
73%
Star anise

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.931g)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 84)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is relatively richer in minerals
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. Star anise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171316/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.