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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains more Potassium +55%
Contains more Calcium +216.1%
Contains more Iron +25.1%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 64
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 96% 250% 65% 29% 59% 4% 26% 101%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains more Potassium +55%
Contains more Calcium +216.1%
Contains more Iron +25.1%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
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 A +891.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +473.7%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 176% 0% 0% 73% 9% 36% 18% 49% 78% 82% 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 A +891.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +473.7%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rosemary Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 6.6g 27.49g Cinnamon
Protein 3.31g 3.99g Cinnamon
Fats 5.86g 1.24g Rosemary
Carbs 20.7g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 131kcal 247kcal Cinnamon
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar g 2.17g Rosemary
Fiber 14.1g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 317mg 1002mg Cinnamon
Iron 6.65mg 8.32mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 91mg 60mg Rosemary
Phosphorus 66mg 64mg Rosemary
Potassium 668mg 431mg Rosemary
Sodium 26mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 0.93mg 1.83mg Cinnamon
Copper 0.301mg 0.339mg Cinnamon
Vitamin A 2924IU 295IU Rosemary
Vitamin E mg 2.32mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21.8mg 3.8mg Rosemary
Vitamin B1 0.036mg 0.022mg Rosemary
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.041mg Rosemary
Vitamin B3 0.912mg 1.332mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.804mg 0.358mg Rosemary
Vitamin B6 0.336mg 0.158mg Rosemary
Folate 109µg 6µg Rosemary
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 31.2µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.051mg 0.049mg Rosemary
Threonine 0.136mg 0.136mg
Isoleucine 0.136mg 0.146mg Cinnamon
Leucine 0.249mg 0.253mg Cinnamon
Lysine 0.143mg 0.243mg Cinnamon
Methionine 0.047mg 0.078mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.169mg 0.146mg Rosemary
Valine 0.165mg 0.224mg Cinnamon
Histidine 0.066mg 0.117mg Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.838g 0.345g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.16g 0.246g Rosemary
Polyunsaturated fat 0.901g 0.068g Rosemary

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rosemary 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
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

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.

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.