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Cinnamon vs Cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cinnamon and Cheese different?

  • Cinnamon is higher in Manganese, Iron and Copper, however Cheese is richer in Fiber, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B12 and Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Cinnamon is 758% higher.
  • Cinnamon contains 59 times more Iron than Cheese. While Cinnamon contains 8.32mg of Iron, Cheese contains only 0.14mg.
  • Cinnamon has less Saturated Fat.

Spices, cinnamon, ground and Cheese, cheddar are the varieties used in this article.

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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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Cheese
Contains more Iron +5842.9%
Contains more Calcium +41.1%
Contains more Potassium +467.1%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Copper +1030%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Contains more Zinc +98.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +610.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 312% 301% 39% 43% 114% 50% 28% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 213% 7% 20% 10% 100% 195% 86%
Contains more Iron +5842.9%
Contains more Calcium +41.1%
Contains more Potassium +467.1%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Copper +1030%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Contains more Zinc +98.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +610.9%

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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Cheese
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +226.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2157.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Contains more Vitamin A +321%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +943.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +350%
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% 75% 15% 18% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 138% 6% 21%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +226.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2157.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Contains more Vitamin A +321%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +943.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +350%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
21
Cinnamon
35
Cheese
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
79
Cheese

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 the food
Protein
24%
Cinnamon
137%
Cheese
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
3%
Cheese
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
154%
Cheese

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cinnamon Cheese
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon Cheese
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 643mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.522g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cheese
Cheese contains less Sugars (difference - 1.69g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cinnamon Cheese Opinion
Calories 247 404 Cheese
Protein 3.99 22.87 Cheese
Fats 1.24 33.31 Cheese
Vitamin C 3.8 0 Cinnamon
Carbs 80.59 3.09 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 99 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 24 Cheese
Iron 8.32 0.14 Cinnamon
Calcium 1002 710 Cinnamon
Potassium 431 76 Cinnamon
Magnesium 60 27 Cinnamon
Sugars 2.17 0.48 Cheese
Fiber 53.1 0 Cinnamon
Copper 0.339 0.03 Cinnamon
Zinc 1.83 3.64 Cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 64 455 Cheese
Sodium 10 653 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295 1242 Cheese
Vitamin E 2.32 0.71 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 0.6 Cheese
Vitamin B1 0.022 0.029 Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.041 0.428 Cheese
Vitamin B3 1.332 0.059 Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358 0.41 Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.158 0.066 Cinnamon
Vitamin B12 0 1.1 Cheese
Vitamin K 31.2 2.4 Cinnamon
Folate 6 27 Cheese
Trans Fat 0 0.917 Cinnamon
Saturated Fat 0.345 18.867 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246 9.246 Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068 1.421 Cheese
Tryptophan 0.049 0.547 Cheese
Threonine 0.136 1.044 Cheese
Isoleucine 0.146 1.206 Cheese
Leucine 0.253 1.939 Cheese
Lysine 0.243 1.025 Cheese
Methionine 0.078 0.547 Cheese
Phenylalanine 0.146 1.074 Cheese
Valine 0.224 1.404 Cheese
Histidine 0.117 0.547 Cheese
Fructose 1.11 0 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 of 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. Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.