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Saffron vs Allspice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Saffron and Allspice different?

  • Saffron is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Potassium, and Phosphorus, while Allspice is higher in Fiber, Calcium, and Copper.
  • Saffron covers your daily need of Manganese 1107% more than Allspice.
  • Saffron contains 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Allspice. Saffron contains 1.01mg of Vitamin B6, while Allspice contains 0.21mg.

Spices, saffron and Spices, allspice, ground types were used in this article.

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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 Iron +57.2%
Contains more Magnesium +95.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +123%
Contains more Potassium +65.1%
Contains more Calcium +495.5%
Contains less Sodium -48%
Contains more Copper +68.6%
Equal in Zinc - 1.01
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 417% 189% 108% 153% 20% 30% 110%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 265% 97% 49% 93% 11% 28% 185%
Contains more Iron +57.2%
Contains more Magnesium +95.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +123%
Contains more Potassium +65.1%
Contains more Calcium +495.5%
Contains less Sodium -48%
Contains more Copper +68.6%
Equal in Zinc - 1.01

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 +106.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +323.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +381%
Contains more Folate +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.9%
Equal in Vitamin A - 540
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 0% 0% 270% 29% 62% 28% 0% 234% 70% 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 33% 0% 0% 131% 26% 15% 54% 0% 49% 27% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +106.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +323.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +381%
Contains more Folate +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.9%
Equal in Vitamin A - 540

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Saffron Allspice Opinion
Net carbs 61.47g 50.52g Saffron
Protein 11.43g 6.09g Saffron
Fats 5.85g 8.69g Allspice
Carbs 65.37g 72.12g Allspice
Calories 310kcal 263kcal Saffron
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 3.9g 21.6g Allspice
Calcium 111mg 661mg Allspice
Iron 11.1mg 7.06mg Saffron
Magnesium 264mg 135mg Saffron
Phosphorus 252mg 113mg Saffron
Potassium 1724mg 1044mg Saffron
Sodium 148mg 77mg Allspice
Zinc 1.09mg 1.01mg Saffron
Copper 0.328mg 0.553mg Allspice
Vitamin A 530IU 540IU Allspice
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.8mg 39.2mg Saffron
Vitamin B1 0.115mg 0.101mg Saffron
Vitamin B2 0.267mg 0.063mg Saffron
Vitamin B3 1.46mg 2.86mg Allspice
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 1.01mg 0.21mg Saffron
Folate 93µg 36µg Saffron
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.586g 2.55g Saffron
Monounsaturated Fat 0.429g 0.66g Allspice
Polyunsaturated fat 2.067g 2.36g Allspice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Saffron Allspice
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
60
Saffron
28
Allspice
Mineral Summary Score
132
Saffron
115
Allspice

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
69%
Saffron
37%
Allspice
Carbohydrates
65%
Saffron
72%
Allspice
Fats
27%
Saffron
40%
Allspice

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.964g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Allspice
Allspice contains less Sodium (difference - 71mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Allspice
Allspice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food is cheaper?
Allspice
Allspice is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Saffron - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170934/nutrients
  2. Allspice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171315/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.