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Rosemary vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Rosemary and Cinnamon

  • Rosemary has more Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5, while Cinnamon has more Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, and Iron.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily need of Manganese 718% more than Rosemary.
  • Rosemary contains 18 times more Folate than Cinnamon. While Rosemary contains 109µg of Folate, Cinnamon contains only 6µg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Cinnamon is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Rosemary, fresh 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
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Contains more Potassium +55%
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains more Iron +25.1%
Contains more Calcium +216.1%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 64
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 250% 96% 59% 65% 101% 26% 29% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 312% 301% 39% 43% 114% 50% 28% 2%
Contains more Potassium +55%
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains more Iron +25.1%
Contains more Calcium +216.1%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 64

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 C +473.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +891.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +124.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.7%
Contains more Folate +1716.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 73% 176% 0% 0% 9% 36% 18% 49% 78% 0% 0% 82%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 18% 47% 0% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 0% 78% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +473.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +891.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +124.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.7%
Contains more Folate +1716.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.1%

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
43
Rosemary
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
78
Rosemary
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
20%
Rosemary
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
21%
Rosemary
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
27%
Rosemary
6%
Cinnamon

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.
Rosemary Cinnamon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Rosemary Cinnamon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rosemary
Rosemary is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.17g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rosemary
Rosemary is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Rosemary
Rosemary is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rosemary
Rosemary is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 2.493g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rosemary Cinnamon Opinion
Calories 131 247 Cinnamon
Protein 3.31 3.99 Cinnamon
Fats 5.86 1.24 Rosemary
Vitamin C 21.8 3.8 Rosemary
Carbs 20.7 80.59 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.65 8.32 Cinnamon
Calcium 317 1002 Cinnamon
Potassium 668 431 Rosemary
Magnesium 91 60 Rosemary
Sugar 2.17 Rosemary
Fiber 14.1 53.1 Cinnamon
Copper 0.301 0.339 Cinnamon
Zinc 0.93 1.83 Cinnamon
Starch
Phosphorus 66 64 Rosemary
Sodium 26 10 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 2924 295 Rosemary
Vitamin E 2.32 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.036 0.022 Rosemary
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.041 Rosemary
Vitamin B3 0.912 1.332 Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.804 0.358 Rosemary
Vitamin B6 0.336 0.158 Rosemary
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.2 Cinnamon
Folate 109 6 Rosemary
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.838 0.345 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.16 0.246 Rosemary
Polyunsaturated fat 0.901 0.068 Rosemary
Tryptophan 0.051 0.049 Rosemary
Threonine 0.136 0.136
Isoleucine 0.136 0.146 Cinnamon
Leucine 0.249 0.253 Cinnamon
Lysine 0.143 0.243 Cinnamon
Methionine 0.047 0.078 Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.169 0.146 Rosemary
Valine 0.165 0.224 Cinnamon
Histidine 0.066 0.117 Cinnamon
Fructose 1.11 Cinnamon

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. Rosemary - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173473/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.