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Sesame vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sesame and Black pepper

  • Sesame has more Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Calcium, while Black pepper has more Manganese, Vitamin K, and Fiber.
  • Black pepper covers your daily need of Manganese 448% more than Sesame.
  • Sesame contains 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Black pepper. While Sesame contains 0.791mg of Vitamin B1, Black pepper contains only 0.108mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried and Spices, pepper, black.

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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 +120.1%
Contains more Iron +49.8%
Contains more Magnesium +105.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.1%
Contains less Sodium -45%
Contains more Zinc +551.3%
Contains more Copper +206.9%
Contains more Potassium +184%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Contains more Calcium +120.1%
Contains more Iron +49.8%
Contains more Magnesium +105.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.1%
Contains less Sodium -45%
Contains more Zinc +551.3%
Contains more Copper +206.9%
Contains more Potassium +184%

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
Sesame
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +632.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +295%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.5%
Contains more Folate +470.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +5977.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +316%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2698%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 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% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +632.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +295%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.5%
Contains more Folate +470.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +5977.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +316%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2698%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Sesame Black pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Black pepper Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 38.65g Black pepper
Protein 17.73g 10.39g Sesame
Fats 49.67g 3.26g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 63.95g Black pepper
Calories 573kcal 251kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.23g Black pepper
Sugar 0.3g 0.64g Sesame
Fiber 11.8g 25.3g Black pepper
Calcium 975mg 443mg Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 9.71mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 171mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 158mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 1329mg Black pepper
Sodium 11mg 20mg Sesame
Zinc 7.75mg 1.19mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 1.33mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU 547IU Black pepper
Vitamin E 0.25mg 1.04mg Black pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.108mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.18mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 1.143mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 1.399mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.291mg Sesame
Folate 97µg 17µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 163.7µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.388mg 0.058mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg 0.244mg Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763mg 0.366mg Sesame
Leucine 1.358mg 1.014mg Sesame
Lysine 0.569mg 0.244mg Sesame
Methionine 0.586mg 0.096mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg 0.446mg Sesame
Valine 0.99mg 0.547mg Sesame
Histidine 0.522mg 0.159mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957g 1.392g Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 0.739g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 0.998g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sesame Black pepper
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
50
Sesame
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
160
Black pepper

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
106%
Sesame
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
64%
Black pepper
Fats
229%
Sesame
15%
Black pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.565g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Black pepper
Black pepper is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/nutrients
  2. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.