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Seed vs. Hummus — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Seed and Hummus

  • Seed is richer than Hummus in Fiber, Phosphorus, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Seed is 114% higher.
  • Seed contains 21 times more Selenium than Hummus. Seed contains 55.2µg of Selenium, while Hummus contains 2.6µg.

Food types used in this article are Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Hummus, commercial.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Seed
10
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0
Hummus
Contains more Calcium +1560.5%
Contains more Iron +216.4%
Contains more Magnesium +371.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +388.6%
Contains more Potassium +78.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Zinc +150.3%
Contains more Copper +75.3%
Contains more Manganese +252.3%
Contains more Selenium +2023.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308% 356% 302%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176% 101% 15%
Contains more Calcium +1560.5%
Contains more Iron +216.4%
Contains more Magnesium +371.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +388.6%
Contains more Potassium +78.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Zinc +150.3%
Contains more Copper +75.3%
Contains more Manganese +252.3%
Contains more Selenium +2023.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Seed
6
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4
Hummus
Contains more Vitamin A +80%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1417.2%
Contains more Folate +69.4%
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 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +80%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1417.2%
Contains more Folate +69.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Seed
4
:
1
Hummus
Contains more Protein +109.4%
Contains more Fats +220.2%
Contains more Carbs +194.8%
Contains more Other +196.3%
Contains more Water +1048.1%
17% 31% 42% 6% 5%
Protein: 16.54 g
Fats: 30.74 g
Carbs: 42.12 g
Water: 5.8 g
Other: 4.8 g
8% 10% 14% 67%
Protein: 7.9 g
Fats: 9.6 g
Carbs: 14.29 g
Water: 66.59 g
Other: 1.62 g
Contains more Protein +109.4%
Contains more Fats +220.2%
Contains more Carbs +194.8%
Contains more Other +196.3%
Contains more Water +1048.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Seed
1
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2
Hummus
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +555%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +74.9%
11% 8% 81%
Saturated Fat: 3.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.309 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 23.665 g
16% 44% 40%
Saturated Fat: 1.437 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.039 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.613 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +555%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +74.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Seed Hummus
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seed Hummus Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 8.29g Hummus
Protein 16.54g 7.9g Seed
Fats 30.74g 9.6g Seed
Carbs 42.12g 14.29g Seed
Calories 486kcal 166kcal Seed
Fiber 34.4g 6g Seed
Calcium 631mg 38mg Seed
Iron 7.72mg 2.44mg Seed
Magnesium 335mg 71mg Seed
Phosphorus 860mg 176mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 228mg Seed
Sodium 16mg 379mg Seed
Zinc 4.58mg 1.83mg Seed
Copper 0.924mg 0.527mg Seed
Manganese 2.723mg 0.773mg Seed
Selenium 55.2µg 2.6µg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 30IU Seed
Vitamin E 0.5mg Seed
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.18mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.064mg Seed
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 0.582mg Seed
Vitamin B5 0.132mg Hummus
Vitamin B6 0.2mg Hummus
Folate 49µg 83µg Hummus
Tryptophan 0.436mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.801mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg Seed
Lysine 0.97mg Seed
Methionine 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg Seed
Trans Fat 0.14g Hummus
Saturated Fat 3.33g 1.437g Hummus
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 4.039g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 3.613g Seed
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 5.835g Seed
Omega-3 - ALA 17.83g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Seed Hummus
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Seed
16%
Hummus
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
221%
Seed
64%
Hummus

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 363mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.893g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/nutrients
  2. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.