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

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 E +226.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +226.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Cheese Opinion
Net carbs 27.49g 3.09g Cinnamon
Protein 3.99g 22.87g Cheese
Fats 1.24g 33.31g Cheese
Carbs 80.59g 3.09g Cinnamon
Calories 247kcal 404kcal Cheese
Starch g g
Fructose 1.11g 0g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.17g 0.48g Cheese
Fiber 53.1g 0g Cinnamon
Calcium 1002mg 710mg Cinnamon
Iron 8.32mg 0.14mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 60mg 27mg Cinnamon
Phosphorus 64mg 455mg Cheese
Potassium 431mg 76mg Cinnamon
Sodium 10mg 653mg Cinnamon
Zinc 1.83mg 3.64mg Cheese
Copper 0.339mg 0.03mg Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295IU 1242IU Cheese
Vitamin E 2.32mg 0.71mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 24IU Cheese
Vitamin D 0µg 0.6µg Cheese
Vitamin C 3.8mg 0mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.022mg 0.029mg Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.428mg Cheese
Vitamin B3 1.332mg 0.059mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358mg 0.41mg Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.158mg 0.066mg Cinnamon
Folate 6µg 27µg Cheese
Vitamin B12 0µg 1.1µg Cheese
Vitamin K 31.2µg 2.4µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.049mg 0.547mg Cheese
Threonine 0.136mg 1.044mg Cheese
Isoleucine 0.146mg 1.206mg Cheese
Leucine 0.253mg 1.939mg Cheese
Lysine 0.243mg 1.025mg Cheese
Methionine 0.078mg 0.547mg Cheese
Phenylalanine 0.146mg 1.074mg Cheese
Valine 0.224mg 1.404mg Cheese
Histidine 0.117mg 0.547mg Cheese
Cholesterol 0mg 99mg Cinnamon
Trans Fat 0g 0.917g Cinnamon
Saturated Fat 0.345g 18.867g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246g 9.246g Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068g 1.421g Cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon Cheese
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
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 food.
Protein
24%
Cinnamon
137%
Cheese
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
3%
Cheese
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
154%
Cheese

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 643mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.522g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Sugar (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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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. 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.