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Sesame vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sesame and Cinnamon

  • Sesame has more Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin B6, while Cinnamon has more Manganese, and Fiber.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily need of Manganese 652% more than Sesame.
  • Sesame contains 36 times more Vitamin B1 than Cinnamon. While Sesame contains 0.791mg of Vitamin B1, Cinnamon contains only 0.022mg.

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

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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 Iron +74.9%
Contains more Magnesium +485%
Contains more Phosphorus +882.8%
Contains more Zinc +323.5%
Contains more Copper +1104.1%
Equal in Calcium - 1002
Equal in Potassium - 431
Equal in Sodium - 10
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Iron +74.9%
Contains more Magnesium +485%
Contains more Phosphorus +882.8%
Contains more Zinc +323.5%
Contains more Copper +1104.1%
Equal in Calcium - 1002
Equal in Potassium - 431
Equal in Sodium - 10

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 +3495.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +502.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +239%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +1516.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3177.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +828%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +616%
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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3495.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +502.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +239%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +1516.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3177.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +828%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +616%
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 Cinnamon
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 27.49g Cinnamon
Protein 17.73g 3.99g Sesame
Fats 49.67g 1.24g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 573kcal 247kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar 0.3g 2.17g Sesame
Fiber 11.8g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 975mg 1002mg Cinnamon
Iron 14.55mg 8.32mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 60mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 64mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 431mg Sesame
Sodium 11mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 7.75mg 1.83mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 0.339mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU 295IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 0.25mg 2.32mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.022mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.041mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 1.332mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.358mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.158mg Sesame
Folate 97µg 6µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 31.2µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.388mg 0.049mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg 0.136mg Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763mg 0.146mg Sesame
Leucine 1.358mg 0.253mg Sesame
Lysine 0.569mg 0.243mg Sesame
Methionine 0.586mg 0.078mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg 0.146mg Sesame
Valine 0.99mg 0.224mg Sesame
Histidine 0.522mg 0.117mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957g 0.345g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 0.246g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 0.068g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sesame Cinnamon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
111
Cinnamon

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
229%
Sesame
6%
Cinnamon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.612g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (N/A)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.