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

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A recap on differences between Pumpkin pie spice and Cinnamon

  • Pumpkin pie spice has more Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Copper, and Selenium, however, Cinnamon is higher in Fiber, Manganese, and Calcium.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily Fiber needs 153% more than Pumpkin pie spice.
  • Cinnamon contains 19 times less Saturated Fat than Pumpkin pie spice. Pumpkin pie spice contains 6.53g of Saturated Fat, while Cinnamon contains 0.345g.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, pumpkin pie spice 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +136.9%
Contains more Magnesium +126.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.4%
Contains more Potassium +53.8%
Contains more Zinc +29.5%
Contains more Copper +42.8%
Contains more Selenium +200%
Contains more Calcium +46.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Manganese +10.2%
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 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114% 2279% 17%
Contains more Iron +136.9%
Contains more Magnesium +126.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.4%
Contains more Potassium +53.8%
Contains more Zinc +29.5%
Contains more Copper +42.8%
Contains more Selenium +200%
Contains more Calcium +46.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Manganese +10.2%

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 C +515.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +495.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +234.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.2%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Choline +89.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +13%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.2%
Equal in Vitamin K - 31.2
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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 6% 78%
Contains more Vitamin C +515.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +495.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +234.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.2%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Choline +89.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +13%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.2%
Equal in Vitamin K - 31.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +44.4%
Contains more Fats +916.1%
Contains more Carbs +16.3%
Contains more Water +25.1%
Equal in Other - 3.6
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
4% 81% 11% 4%
Protein: 3.99 g
Fats: 1.24 g
Carbs: 80.59 g
Water: 10.58 g
Other: 3.6 g
Contains more Protein +44.4%
Contains more Fats +916.1%
Contains more Carbs +16.3%
Contains more Water +25.1%
Equal in Other - 3.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +348%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1047.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.7%
78% 13% 9%
Saturated Fat: 6.53 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.102 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.78 g
52% 37% 10%
Saturated Fat: 0.345 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.246 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.068 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +348%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1047.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.7%

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 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 Pumpkin pie spice Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 54.48g 27.49g Pumpkin pie spice
Protein 5.76g 3.99g Pumpkin pie spice
Fats 12.6g 1.24g Pumpkin pie spice
Carbs 69.28g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 342kcal 247kcal Pumpkin pie spice
Fructose 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar 7.76g 2.17g Cinnamon
Fiber 14.8g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 682mg 1002mg Cinnamon
Iron 19.71mg 8.32mg Pumpkin pie spice
Magnesium 136mg 60mg Pumpkin pie spice
Phosphorus 118mg 64mg Pumpkin pie spice
Potassium 663mg 431mg Pumpkin pie spice
Sodium 52mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 2.37mg 1.83mg Pumpkin pie spice
Copper 0.484mg 0.339mg Pumpkin pie spice
Manganese 15.844mg 17.466mg Cinnamon
Selenium 9.3µg 3.1µg Pumpkin pie spice
Vitamin A 261IU 295IU Cinnamon
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 15µg Cinnamon
Vitamin E 1.93mg 2.32mg Cinnamon
Vitamin C 23.4mg 3.8mg Pumpkin pie spice
Vitamin B1 0.131mg 0.022mg Pumpkin pie spice
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.041mg Pumpkin pie spice
Vitamin B3 2.243mg 1.332mg Pumpkin pie spice
Vitamin B5 0.358mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.158mg Pumpkin pie spice
Folate 24µg 6µg Pumpkin pie spice
Choline 20.8mg 11mg Pumpkin pie spice
Vitamin K 28.4µg 31.2µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.049mg Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136mg Cinnamon
Isoleucine 0.146mg Cinnamon
Leucine 0.253mg Cinnamon
Lysine 0.243mg Cinnamon
Methionine 0.078mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146mg Cinnamon
Valine 0.224mg Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117mg Cinnamon
Saturated Fat 6.53g 0.345g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.102g 0.246g Pumpkin pie spice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.78g 0.068g Pumpkin pie spice
Omega-3 - ALA 0.011g Cinnamon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pumpkin pie spice Cinnamon
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
20%
Cinnamon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
350%
Pumpkin pie spice
318%
Cinnamon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pumpkin pie spice
Pumpkin pie spice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin pie spice
Pumpkin pie spice is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin pie spice
Pumpkin pie spice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.185g)
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. Pumpkin pie spice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171332/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.