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Saffron vs Horseradish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Saffron and Horseradish

  • Horseradish has less Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Saffron's daily need coverage for Manganese is 1230% more.
  • Saffron has 26 times more Iron than Horseradish. Saffron has 11.1mg of Iron, while Horseradish has 0.42mg.
  • Saffron is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, saffron and Horseradish, prepared.

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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 Calcium +98.2%
Contains more Iron +2542.9%
Contains more Magnesium +877.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +712.9%
Contains more Potassium +600.8%
Contains less Sodium -64.8%
Contains more Zinc +31.3%
Contains more Copper +465.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 417% 189% 108% 153% 20% 30% 110%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 16% 20% 14% 22% 55% 23% 20%
Contains more Calcium +98.2%
Contains more Iron +2542.9%
Contains more Magnesium +877.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +712.9%
Contains more Potassium +600.8%
Contains less Sodium -64.8%
Contains more Zinc +31.3%
Contains more Copper +465.5%

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 +26400%
Contains more Vitamin C +224.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1012.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +278.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1283.6%
Contains more Folate +63.2%
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 1% 1% 0% 83% 2% 6% 8% 6% 17% 43% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +26400%
Contains more Vitamin C +224.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1012.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +278.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1283.6%
Contains more Folate +63.2%

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 Horseradish
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Saffron Horseradish Opinion
Net carbs 61.47g 7.99g Saffron
Protein 11.43g 1.18g Saffron
Fats 5.85g 0.69g Saffron
Carbs 65.37g 11.29g Saffron
Calories 310kcal 48kcal Saffron
Starch g 0g Horseradish
Fructose g g
Sugar g 7.99g Saffron
Fiber 3.9g 3.3g Saffron
Calcium 111mg 56mg Saffron
Iron 11.1mg 0.42mg Saffron
Magnesium 264mg 27mg Saffron
Phosphorus 252mg 31mg Saffron
Potassium 1724mg 246mg Saffron
Sodium 148mg 420mg Saffron
Zinc 1.09mg 0.83mg Saffron
Copper 0.328mg 0.058mg Saffron
Vitamin A 530IU 2IU Saffron
Vitamin E mg 0.01mg Horseradish
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.8mg 24.9mg Saffron
Vitamin B1 0.115mg 0.008mg Saffron
Vitamin B2 0.267mg 0.024mg Saffron
Vitamin B3 1.46mg 0.386mg Saffron
Vitamin B5 mg 0.093mg Horseradish
Vitamin B6 1.01mg 0.073mg Saffron
Folate 93µg 57µg Saffron
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.3µg Horseradish
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 0.09g Horseradish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.429g 0.13g Saffron
Polyunsaturated fat 2.067g 0.339g Saffron

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Saffron Horseradish
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
14
Horseradish
Mineral Summary Score
132
Saffron
23
Horseradish

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
7%
Horseradish
Carbohydrates
65%
Saffron
11%
Horseradish
Fats
27%
Saffron
3%
Horseradish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sodium (difference - 272mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horseradish
Horseradish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.496g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horseradish
Horseradish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Horseradish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173472/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.