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Cinnamon vs Rye - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cinnamon and Rye

  • Cinnamon has more Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, Iron, and Vitamin K, however Rye is richer in Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Selenium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cinnamon's daily need coverage for Manganese is 647% more.
  • Cinnamon contains 42 times more Calcium than Rye. Cinnamon contains 1002mg of Calcium, while Rye contains 24mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, cinnamon, ground and Rye grain.

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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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Rye
Contains more Calcium +4075%
Contains more Iron +216.3%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +418.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +44.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.367
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 99% 79% 143% 45% 1% 73% 123%
Contains more Calcium +4075%
Contains more Iron +216.3%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +418.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +44.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.367

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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Rye
Contains more Vitamin A +2581.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +172.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +428.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +512.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +306.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Contains more Folate +533.3%
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 1% 17% 0% 0% 79% 58% 81% 88% 68% 29% 0% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +2581.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +172.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +428.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +512.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +306.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Contains more Folate +533.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Rye Opinion
Net carbs 27.49g 60.76g Rye
Protein 3.99g 10.34g Rye
Fats 1.24g 1.63g Rye
Carbs 80.59g 75.86g Cinnamon
Calories 247kcal 338kcal Rye
Starch g g
Fructose 1.11g 0.11g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.17g 0.98g Rye
Fiber 53.1g 15.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 1002mg 24mg Cinnamon
Iron 8.32mg 2.63mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 60mg 110mg Rye
Phosphorus 64mg 332mg Rye
Potassium 431mg 510mg Rye
Sodium 10mg 2mg Rye
Zinc 1.83mg 2.65mg Rye
Copper 0.339mg 0.367mg Rye
Vitamin A 295IU 11IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32mg 0.85mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.8mg 0mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.022mg 0.316mg Rye
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.251mg Rye
Vitamin B3 1.332mg 4.27mg Rye
Vitamin B5 0.358mg 1.456mg Rye
Vitamin B6 0.158mg 0.294mg Rye
Folate 6µg 38µg Rye
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.2µg 5.9µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.049mg 0.108mg Rye
Threonine 0.136mg 0.289mg Rye
Isoleucine 0.146mg 0.208mg Rye
Leucine 0.253mg 0.563mg Rye
Lysine 0.243mg 0.286mg Rye
Methionine 0.078mg 0.153mg Rye
Phenylalanine 0.146mg 0.435mg Rye
Valine 0.224mg 0.317mg Rye
Histidine 0.117mg 0.189mg Rye
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.345g 0.197g Rye
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246g 0.208g Cinnamon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068g 0.767g Rye

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon Rye
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
36
Rye
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
71
Rye

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
62%
Rye
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
76%
Rye
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
8%
Rye

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rye
Rye is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.19g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rye
Rye contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rye
Rye is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.148g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rye
Rye is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is cheaper?
Rye
Rye is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
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.
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. Rye - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168884/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.