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Cinnamon vs Vanilla extract - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cinnamon and Vanilla extract

  • Cinnamon is richer than Vanilla extract in Manganese, Fiber, Iron, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin K, Zinc, Vitamin E , Magnesium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily Manganese needs 749% more than Vanilla extract.
  • Cinnamon has 10000000 times more Fiber than Vanilla extract. Cinnamon has 53.1g of Fiber, while Vanilla extract has 0g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, cinnamon, ground and Vanilla extract.

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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 +9009.1%
Contains more Iron +6833.3%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +966.7%
Contains more Potassium +191.2%
Contains more Zinc +1563.6%
Contains more Copper +370.8%
Equal in Sodium - 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 4% 5% 9% 3% 14% 2% 3% 24%
Contains more Calcium +9009.1%
Contains more Iron +6833.3%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +966.7%
Contains more Potassium +191.2%
Contains more Zinc +1563.6%
Contains more Copper +370.8%
Equal in Sodium - 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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +922.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +507.7%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.7%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 3% 22% 8% 3% 6% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +922.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +507.7%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Vanilla extract Opinion
Net carbs 27.49g 12.65g Cinnamon
Protein 3.99g 0.06g Cinnamon
Fats 1.24g 0.06g Cinnamon
Carbs 80.59g 12.65g Cinnamon
Calories 247kcal 288kcal Vanilla extract
Starch g g
Fructose 1.11g g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.17g 12.65g Cinnamon
Fiber 53.1g 0g Cinnamon
Calcium 1002mg 11mg Cinnamon
Iron 8.32mg 0.12mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 60mg 12mg Cinnamon
Phosphorus 64mg 6mg Cinnamon
Potassium 431mg 148mg Cinnamon
Sodium 10mg 9mg Vanilla extract
Zinc 1.83mg 0.11mg Cinnamon
Copper 0.339mg 0.072mg Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295IU 0IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32mg 0mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.8mg 0mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.022mg 0.011mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.095mg Vanilla extract
Vitamin B3 1.332mg 0.425mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358mg 0.035mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158mg 0.026mg Cinnamon
Folate 6µg 0µg Cinnamon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.2µg 0µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.049mg mg Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136mg mg Cinnamon
Isoleucine 0.146mg mg Cinnamon
Leucine 0.253mg mg Cinnamon
Lysine 0.243mg mg Cinnamon
Methionine 0.078mg mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146mg mg Cinnamon
Valine 0.224mg mg Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117mg mg Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.345g 0.01g Vanilla extract
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246g 0.01g Cinnamon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068g 0.004g Cinnamon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon Vanilla extract
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
3
Vanilla extract
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
8
Vanilla extract

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
0%
Vanilla extract
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
13%
Vanilla extract
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
0%
Vanilla extract

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Vanilla extract
Vanilla extract contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vanilla extract
Vanilla extract is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.335g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vanilla extract
Vanilla extract is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.48g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Vanilla extract - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173471/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.