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Sesame vs Papadum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sesame and Papadum

  • The amount of Copper, Iron, Calcium, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus in Sesame is higher than in Papadum.
  • Sesame covers your daily need of Copper 343% more than Papadum.
  • Sesame contains 7 times more Calcium than Papadum. While Sesame contains 975mg of Calcium, Papadum contains only 143mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Sesame is lower.

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

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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
7
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Contains more Calcium +581.8%
Contains more Iron +86.5%
Contains more Magnesium +29.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Zinc +127.9%
Contains more Copper +309%
Contains more Potassium +113.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 293% 194% 166% 89% 228% 93% 333%
Contains more Calcium +581.8%
Contains more Iron +86.5%
Contains more Magnesium +29.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Zinc +127.9%
Contains more Copper +309%
Contains more Potassium +113.7%

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +185.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1734%
Contains more Folate +125.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.258
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 3% 1% 0% 0% 70% 60% 28% 56% 66% 165% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +185.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1734%
Contains more Folate +125.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.258

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Papadum Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 41.27g Papadum
Protein 17.73g 25.56g Papadum
Fats 49.67g 3.25g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 59.87g Papadum
Calories 573kcal 371kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.3g 0g Papadum
Fiber 11.8g 18.6g Papadum
Calcium 975mg 143mg Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 7.8mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 271mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 385mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 1000mg Papadum
Sodium 11mg 1745mg Sesame
Zinc 7.75mg 3.4mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 0.998mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU 50IU Papadum
Vitamin E 0.25mg 0.05mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.277mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.258mg Papadum
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 1.472mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.917mg Papadum
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.285mg Sesame
Folate 97µg 219µg Papadum
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.4µg Papadum
Tryptophan 0.388mg 0.266mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg 0.886mg Papadum
Isoleucine 0.763mg 1.303mg Papadum
Leucine 1.358mg 2.115mg Papadum
Lysine 0.569mg 1.695mg Papadum
Methionine 0.586mg 0.372mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg 1.491mg Papadum
Valine 0.99mg 1.434mg Papadum
Histidine 0.522mg 0.715mg Papadum
Cholesterol 0mg 4mg Sesame
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.957g 1.084g Papadum
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 0.532g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 1.148g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sesame Papadum
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
37
Papadum
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
179
Papadum

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
153%
Papadum
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
60%
Papadum
Fats
229%
Sesame
15%
Papadum

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 1734mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.873g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 46)
Which food is cheaper?
Papadum
Papadum is cheaper (difference - $4)
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. Papadum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168106/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.