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Pumpkin pie spice vs. Saffron — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pumpkin pie spice and Saffron

  • Pumpkin pie spice has more Iron, Calcium, and Fiber, however, Saffron has more Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.
  • Saffron's daily need coverage for Manganese is 546% more.
  • Pumpkin pie spice has 6 times more Calcium than Saffron. Pumpkin pie spice has 682mg of Calcium, while Saffron has 111mg.
  • Saffron is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, pumpkin pie spice and Spices, saffron.

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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 +514.4%
Contains more Iron +77.6%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Copper +47.6%
Contains more Selenium +66.1%
Contains more Magnesium +94.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +113.6%
Contains more Potassium +160%
Contains more Manganese +79.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 205% 740% 98% 51% 59% 7% 65% 162% 2067% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 34% 417% 189% 108% 153% 20% 30% 110% 3706% 31%
Contains more Calcium +514.4%
Contains more Iron +77.6%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Copper +47.6%
Contains more Selenium +66.1%
Contains more Magnesium +94.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +113.6%
Contains more Potassium +160%
Contains more Manganese +79.3%

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 B1 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +245.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.5%
Contains more Folate +287.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 39% 0% 78% 33% 32% 43% 0% 93% 18% 0% 12% 71%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 32% 0% 0% 270% 29% 62% 28% 0% 234% 70% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +245.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.5%
Contains more Folate +287.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +115.4%
Contains more Protein +98.4%
Contains more Water +40.7%
Contains more Other +39.7%
Equal in Carbs - 65.37
6% 13% 69% 8% 4%
Protein: 5.76 g
Fats: 12.6 g
Carbs: 69.28 g
Water: 8.46 g
Other: 3.9 g
11% 6% 65% 12% 5%
Protein: 11.43 g
Fats: 5.85 g
Carbs: 65.37 g
Water: 11.9 g
Other: 5.45 g
Contains more Fats +115.4%
Contains more Protein +98.4%
Contains more Water +40.7%
Contains more Other +39.7%
Equal in Carbs - 65.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +156.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +165%
78% 13% 9%
Saturated Fat: 6.53 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.102 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.78 g
39% 11% 51%
Saturated Fat: 1.586 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.429 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.067 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +156.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +165%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pumpkin pie spice Saffron
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Pumpkin pie spice Saffron Opinion
Net carbs 54.48g 61.47g Saffron
Protein 5.76g 11.43g Saffron
Fats 12.6g 5.85g Pumpkin pie spice
Carbs 69.28g 65.37g Pumpkin pie spice
Calories 342kcal 310kcal Pumpkin pie spice
Sugar 7.76g Saffron
Fiber 14.8g 3.9g Pumpkin pie spice
Calcium 682mg 111mg Pumpkin pie spice
Iron 19.71mg 11.1mg Pumpkin pie spice
Magnesium 136mg 264mg Saffron
Phosphorus 118mg 252mg Saffron
Potassium 663mg 1724mg Saffron
Sodium 52mg 148mg Pumpkin pie spice
Zinc 2.37mg 1.09mg Pumpkin pie spice
Copper 0.484mg 0.328mg Pumpkin pie spice
Manganese 15.844mg 28.408mg Saffron
Selenium 9.3µg 5.6µg Pumpkin pie spice
Vitamin A 261IU 530IU Saffron
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 27µg Saffron
Vitamin E 1.93mg Pumpkin pie spice
Vitamin C 23.4mg 80.8mg Saffron
Vitamin B1 0.131mg 0.115mg Pumpkin pie spice
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.267mg Saffron
Vitamin B3 2.243mg 1.46mg Pumpkin pie spice
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 1.01mg Saffron
Folate 24µg 93µg Saffron
Choline 20.8mg Pumpkin pie spice
Vitamin K 28.4µg Pumpkin pie spice
Saturated Fat 6.53g 1.586g Saffron
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.006g Saffron
Monounsaturated Fat 1.102g 0.429g Pumpkin pie spice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.78g 2.067g Saffron

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pumpkin pie spice Saffron
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%
Pumpkin pie spice
56%
Saffron
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
350%
Pumpkin pie spice
479%
Saffron

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.944g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin pie spice
Pumpkin pie spice contains less Sodium (difference - 96mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pumpkin pie spice
Pumpkin pie spice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin pie spice
Pumpkin pie spice is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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

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. Pumpkin pie spice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171332/nutrients
  2. Saffron - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170934/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.