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Cinnamon vs Poppy seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cinnamon and Poppy seed

  • Cinnamon has more Manganese and Fiber, while Poppy seed has more Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Zinc, Calcium and Vitamin K.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily need of Manganese 468% more than Poppy seed.
  • Cinnamon contains 3 times more Fiber than Poppy seed. While Cinnamon contains 53.1g of Fiber, Poppy seed contains only 19.5g.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Cinnamon is lower.

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

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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 less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Iron +17.3%
Contains more Calcium +43.5%
Contains more Potassium +66.8%
Contains more Magnesium +478.3%
Contains more Copper +379.9%
Contains more Zinc +331.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +1259.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 312% 301% 39% 43% 114% 50% 28% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 366% 432% 64% 248% 543% 216% 373% 4%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Iron +17.3%
Contains more Calcium +43.5%
Contains more Potassium +66.8%
Contains more Magnesium +478.3%
Contains more Copper +379.9%
Contains more Zinc +331.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +1259.4%

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 +280%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3781.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.3%
Contains more Folate +1266.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.324
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 4% 0% 36% 0% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 0% 0% 62%
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3781.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.3%
Contains more Folate +1266.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.324

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
36
Poppy seed
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
280
Poppy seed

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
108%
Poppy seed
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
28%
Poppy seed
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
192%
Poppy seed

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 Poppy seed
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon Poppy seed
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 glycemic index?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sugars (difference - 0.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.172g)
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 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 Poppy seed Opinion
Calories 247 525 Poppy seed
Protein 3.99 17.99 Poppy seed
Fats 1.24 41.56 Poppy seed
Vitamin C 3.8 1 Cinnamon
Carbs 80.59 28.13 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.32 9.76 Poppy seed
Calcium 1002 1438 Poppy seed
Potassium 431 719 Poppy seed
Magnesium 60 347 Poppy seed
Sugars 2.17 2.99 Cinnamon
Fiber 53.1 19.5 Cinnamon
Copper 0.339 1.627 Poppy seed
Zinc 1.83 7.9 Poppy seed
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Phosphorus 64 870 Poppy seed
Sodium 10 26 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295 0 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32 1.77 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.022 0.854 Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.041 0.1 Poppy seed
Vitamin B3 1.332 0.896 Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358 0.324 Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158 0.247 Poppy seed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.2 0 Cinnamon
Folate 6 82 Poppy seed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.345 4.517 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246 5.982 Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068 28.569 Poppy seed
Tryptophan 0.049 0.184 Poppy seed
Threonine 0.136 0.686 Poppy seed
Isoleucine 0.146 0.819 Poppy seed
Leucine 0.253 1.321 Poppy seed
Lysine 0.243 0.952 Poppy seed
Methionine 0.078 0.502 Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.146 0.758 Poppy seed
Valine 0.224 1.095 Poppy seed
Histidine 0.117 0.471 Poppy seed
Fructose 1.11 0.29 Cinnamon

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately 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. Poppy seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171330/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.