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Cinnamon vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cinnamon and Black pepper

  • Cinnamon is richer in Manganese, Fiber, and Calcium, while Black pepper is higher in Vitamin K, Copper, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily Manganese needs 205% more than Black pepper.
  • Cinnamon has 2 times more Calcium than Black pepper. Cinnamon has 1002mg of Calcium, while Black pepper has 443mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, cinnamon, ground 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
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Contains more Calcium +126.2%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +208.4%
Contains more Magnesium +185%
Contains more Copper +292.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 312% 301% 39% 43% 114% 50% 28% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 365% 133% 118% 123% 444% 33% 68% 3%
Contains more Calcium +126.2%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +208.4%
Contains more Magnesium +185%
Contains more Copper +292.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.9%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +85.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +339%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +290.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +424.7%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 18% 47% 0% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 0% 78% 5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 33% 21% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 0% 410% 13%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +85.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +339%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +290.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +424.7%
Contains more Folate +183.3%

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
21
Cinnamon
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
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
24%
Cinnamon
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
64%
Black pepper
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
15%
Black pepper

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

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Cinnamon Black pepper
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 contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.047g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.53g)
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 is richer in minerals?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Cinnamon Black pepper Opinion
Calories 247 251 Black pepper
Protein 3.99 10.39 Black pepper
Fats 1.24 3.26 Black pepper
Vitamin C 3.8 0 Cinnamon
Carbs 80.59 63.95 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.32 9.71 Black pepper
Calcium 1002 443 Cinnamon
Potassium 431 1329 Black pepper
Magnesium 60 171 Black pepper
Sugar 2.17 0.64 Black pepper
Fiber 53.1 25.3 Cinnamon
Copper 0.339 1.33 Black pepper
Zinc 1.83 1.19 Cinnamon
Starch
Phosphorus 64 158 Black pepper
Sodium 10 20 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295 547 Black pepper
Vitamin E 2.32 1.04 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.022 0.108 Black pepper
Vitamin B2 0.041 0.18 Black pepper
Vitamin B3 1.332 1.143 Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358 1.399 Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.158 0.291 Black pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.2 163.7 Black pepper
Folate 6 17 Black pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.345 1.392 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246 0.739 Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068 0.998 Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.049 0.058 Black pepper
Threonine 0.136 0.244 Black pepper
Isoleucine 0.146 0.366 Black pepper
Leucine 0.253 1.014 Black pepper
Lysine 0.243 0.244 Black pepper
Methionine 0.078 0.096 Black pepper
Phenylalanine 0.146 0.446 Black pepper
Valine 0.224 0.547 Black pepper
Histidine 0.117 0.159 Black pepper
Fructose 1.11 0.23 Cinnamon

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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.