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Cinnamon vs Rosemary - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cinnamon and Rosemary

  • Cinnamon has more Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, and Iron, while Rosemary has more Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily need of Manganese 718% more than Rosemary.
  • Cinnamon contains 4 times more Fiber than Rosemary. While Cinnamon contains 53.1g of Fiber, Rosemary contains only 14.1g.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Cinnamon is lower.

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

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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 +216.1%
Contains more Iron +25.1%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains more Potassium +55%
Equal in Phosphorus - 66
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 96% 250% 65% 29% 59% 4% 26% 101%
Contains more Calcium +216.1%
Contains more Iron +25.1%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains more Potassium +55%
Equal in Phosphorus - 66

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 B3 +46.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +891.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +473.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +124.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.7%
Contains more Folate +1716.7%
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 176% 0% 0% 73% 9% 36% 18% 49% 78% 82% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +891.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +473.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +124.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.7%
Contains more Folate +1716.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Rosemary Opinion
Net carbs 27.49g 6.6g Cinnamon
Protein 3.99g 3.31g Cinnamon
Fats 1.24g 5.86g Rosemary
Carbs 80.59g 20.7g Cinnamon
Calories 247kcal 131kcal Cinnamon
Starch g g
Fructose 1.11g g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.17g g Rosemary
Fiber 53.1g 14.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 1002mg 317mg Cinnamon
Iron 8.32mg 6.65mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 60mg 91mg Rosemary
Phosphorus 64mg 66mg Rosemary
Potassium 431mg 668mg Rosemary
Sodium 10mg 26mg Cinnamon
Zinc 1.83mg 0.93mg Cinnamon
Copper 0.339mg 0.301mg Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295IU 2924IU Rosemary
Vitamin E 2.32mg mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.8mg 21.8mg Rosemary
Vitamin B1 0.022mg 0.036mg Rosemary
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.152mg Rosemary
Vitamin B3 1.332mg 0.912mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358mg 0.804mg Rosemary
Vitamin B6 0.158mg 0.336mg Rosemary
Folate 6µg 109µg Rosemary
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.2µg µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.049mg 0.051mg Rosemary
Threonine 0.136mg 0.136mg
Isoleucine 0.146mg 0.136mg Cinnamon
Leucine 0.253mg 0.249mg Cinnamon
Lysine 0.243mg 0.143mg Cinnamon
Methionine 0.078mg 0.047mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146mg 0.169mg Rosemary
Valine 0.224mg 0.165mg Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117mg 0.066mg Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.345g 2.838g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246g 1.16g Rosemary
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068g 0.901g Rosemary

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon Rosemary
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
43
Rosemary
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
78
Rosemary

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
20%
Rosemary
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
21%
Rosemary
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
27%
Rosemary

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rosemary
Rosemary is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.17g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rosemary
Rosemary is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Rosemary
Rosemary is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rosemary
Rosemary is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 2.493g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Rosemary - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173473/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.