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Seed vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Seed and Cumin

  • Seed has more Fiber, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3, however Cumin is richer in Iron, Potassium, Calcium, Manganese, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B2.
  • Cumin covers your daily Iron needs 733% more than Seed.
  • Cumin has 11 times less Selenium than Seed. Seed has 55.2µg of Selenium, while Cumin has 5.2µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Spices, cumin seed.

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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
Seed
3
:
5
Cumin
Contains more Phosphorus +72.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +47.5%
Contains more Iron +759.6%
Contains more Potassium +339.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 366
Equal in Zinc - 4.8
Equal in Copper - 0.867
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +47.5%
Contains more Iron +759.6%
Contains more Potassium +339.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 366
Equal in Zinc - 4.8
Equal in Copper - 0.867

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
Seed
2
:
8
Cumin
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.8%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin A +2251.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +566%
Contains more Vitamin C +381.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.628
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 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 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.8%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin A +2251.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +566%
Contains more Vitamin C +381.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.628

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seed Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 33.74g Cumin
Protein 16.54g 17.81g Cumin
Fats 30.74g 22.27g Seed
Carbs 42.12g 44.24g Cumin
Calories 486kcal 375kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.25g Seed
Fiber 34.4g 10.5g Seed
Calcium 631mg 931mg Cumin
Iron 7.72mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 335mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 860mg 499mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 1788mg Cumin
Sodium 16mg 168mg Seed
Zinc 4.58mg 4.8mg Cumin
Copper 0.924mg 0.867mg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin E 0.5mg 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin D IU 0IU Cumin
Vitamin D µg 0µg Cumin
Vitamin C 1.6mg 7.7mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 4.579mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg 0.435mg Cumin
Folate 49µg 10µg Seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 5.4µg Cumin
Tryptophan 0.436mg mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.801mg mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg mg Seed
Lysine 0.97mg mg Seed
Methionine 0.588mg mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.14g g Cumin
Saturated Fat 3.33g 1.535g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 3.279g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seed Cumin
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
35
Seed
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
480
Cumin

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
99%
Seed
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
44%
Cumin
Fats
142%
Seed
103%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 152mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.795g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/nutrients
  2. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.