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Cinnamon vs Nattō - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cinnamon and Nattō

  • Cinnamon has more Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, and Vitamin E , while Nattō has more Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Zinc.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily need of Manganese 693% more than Nattō.
  • Cinnamon contains 232 times more Vitamin E than Nattō. While Cinnamon contains 2.32mg of Vitamin E , Nattō contains only 0.01mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, cinnamon, ground and Natto.

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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 +361.8%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.9%
Contains more Potassium +69.1%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Zinc +65.6%
Contains more Copper +96.8%
Equal in Iron - 8.6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Contains more Calcium +361.8%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.9%
Contains more Potassium +69.1%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Zinc +65.6%
Contains more Copper +96.8%
Equal in Iron - 8.6

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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Nattō
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +23100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +242.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +627.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +363.4%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
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 0% 1% 0% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +23100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +242.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +627.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +363.4%
Contains more Folate +33.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Nattō Opinion
Net carbs 27.49g 7.28g Cinnamon
Protein 3.99g 19.4g Nattō
Fats 1.24g 11g Nattō
Carbs 80.59g 12.68g Cinnamon
Calories 247kcal 211kcal Cinnamon
Starch g g
Fructose 1.11g g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.17g 4.89g Cinnamon
Fiber 53.1g 5.4g Cinnamon
Calcium 1002mg 217mg Cinnamon
Iron 8.32mg 8.6mg Nattō
Magnesium 60mg 115mg Nattō
Phosphorus 64mg 174mg Nattō
Potassium 431mg 729mg Nattō
Sodium 10mg 7mg Nattō
Zinc 1.83mg 3.03mg Nattō
Copper 0.339mg 0.667mg Nattō
Vitamin A 295IU 0IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32mg 0.01mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.8mg 13mg Nattō
Vitamin B1 0.022mg 0.16mg Nattō
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.19mg Nattō
Vitamin B3 1.332mg 0mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358mg 0.215mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158mg 0.13mg Cinnamon
Folate 6µg 8µg Nattō
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.2µg 23.1µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.049mg 0.223mg Nattō
Threonine 0.136mg 0.813mg Nattō
Isoleucine 0.146mg 0.931mg Nattō
Leucine 0.253mg 1.509mg Nattō
Lysine 0.243mg 1.145mg Nattō
Methionine 0.078mg 0.208mg Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.146mg 0.941mg Nattō
Valine 0.224mg 1.018mg Nattō
Histidine 0.117mg 0.512mg Nattō
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.345g 1.591g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246g 2.43g Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068g 6.21g Nattō

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon Nattō
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
20
Nattō
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
114
Nattō

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
116%
Nattō
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
13%
Nattō
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
51%
Nattō

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nattō
Nattō contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in glycemic index (difference - 56)
Which food is cheaper?
Nattō
Nattō is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.72g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.246g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/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.