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Sesame vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Sesame and Hummus

  • Hummus contains less Copper, Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6 than Sesame.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 395% higher.
  • Hummus contains 26 times less Calcium than Sesame. Sesame contains 975mg of Calcium, while Hummus contains 38mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Sesame
8
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0
Hummus
Contains more Iron +496.3%
Contains more Calcium +2465.8%
Contains more Potassium +105.3%
Contains more Magnesium +394.4%
Contains more Copper +674.6%
Contains more Zinc +323.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +257.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 12% 21% 51% 176% 50% 76% 50%
Contains more Iron +496.3%
Contains more Calcium +2465.8%
Contains more Potassium +105.3%
Contains more Magnesium +394.4%
Contains more Copper +674.6%
Contains more Zinc +323.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +257.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%

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
7
:
2
Hummus
Contains more Vitamin B1 +339.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +675.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +295%
Contains more Folate +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 0% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +339.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +675.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +295%
Contains more Folate +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164%

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
16
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
66
Hummus

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
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
14%
Hummus
Fats
229%
Sesame
44%
Hummus

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

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Sesame Hummus
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 368mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.52g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Hummus
Hummus is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Hummus Opinion
Calories 573 166 Sesame
Protein 17.73 7.9 Sesame
Fats 49.67 9.6 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.45 14.29 Sesame
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 2.44 Sesame
Calcium 975 38 Sesame
Potassium 468 228 Sesame
Magnesium 351 71 Sesame
Sugar 0.3 Hummus
Fiber 11.8 6 Sesame
Copper 4.082 0.527 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 1.83 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 629 176 Sesame
Sodium 11 379 Sesame
Vitamin A 9 30 Hummus
Vitamin E 0.25 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.18 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.064 Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515 0.582 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.132 Hummus
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.2 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Sesame
Folate 97 83 Sesame
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.957 1.437 Hummus
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 4.039 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 3.613 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763 Sesame
Leucine 1.358 Sesame
Lysine 0.569 Sesame
Methionine 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 Sesame
Valine 0.99 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 Sesame
Fructose

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. 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.