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Garlic powder vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Garlic powder and Cumin

  • Garlic powder has more Vitamin B6, and Selenium, however Cumin has more Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Copper, Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Cumin is 759% higher.
  • Cumin has 5 times less Selenium than Garlic powder. Garlic powder has 23.9µg of Selenium, while Cumin has 5.2µg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, garlic powder and Spices, cumin 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
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Iron +1074.5%
Contains more Calcium +1078.5%
Contains more Potassium +49.9%
Contains more Magnesium +375.3%
Contains more Copper +62.7%
Contains more Zinc +60.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 212% 24% 106% 55% 178% 82% 178% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Iron +1074.5%
Contains more Calcium +1078.5%
Contains more Potassium +49.9%
Contains more Magnesium +375.3%
Contains more Copper +62.7%
Contains more Zinc +60.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%

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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Cumin
Contains more Vitamin B6 +280.2%
Contains more Folate +370%
Contains more Vitamin C +541.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +397%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +475.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1250%
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% 14% 0% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 0% 1% 36%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +280.2%
Contains more Folate +370%
Contains more Vitamin C +541.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +397%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +475.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1250%

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
53
Garlic powder
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
105
Garlic powder
480
Cumin

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
99%
Garlic powder
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
73%
Garlic powder
44%
Cumin
Fats
3%
Garlic powder
103%
Cumin

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.
Garlic powder Cumin
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Garlic powder Cumin
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder contains less Sodium (difference - 108mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.286g)
Which food is cheaper?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.18g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic powder Cumin Opinion
Calories 331 375 Cumin
Protein 16.55 17.81 Cumin
Fats 0.73 22.27 Cumin
Vitamin C 1.2 7.7 Cumin
Carbs 72.73 44.24 Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.65 66.36 Cumin
Calcium 79 931 Cumin
Potassium 1193 1788 Cumin
Magnesium 77 366 Cumin
Sugar 2.43 2.25 Cumin
Fiber 9 10.5 Cumin
Copper 0.533 0.867 Cumin
Zinc 2.99 4.8 Cumin
Starch
Phosphorus 414 499 Cumin
Sodium 60 168 Garlic powder
Vitamin A 0 1270 Cumin
Vitamin E 0.67 3.33 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.435 0.628 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.327 Cumin
Vitamin B3 0.796 4.579 Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.743 Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 1.654 0.435 Garlic powder
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 5.4 Cumin
Folate 47 10 Garlic powder
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 0.249 1.535 Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115 14.04 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178 3.279 Cumin
Tryptophan 0.121 Garlic powder
Threonine 0.374 Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0.414 Garlic powder
Leucine 0.728 Garlic powder
Lysine 0.768 Garlic powder
Methionine 0.111 Garlic powder
Phenylalanine 0.525 Garlic powder
Valine 0.667 Garlic powder
Histidine 0.263 Garlic powder
Fructose 0.31 Garlic powder

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. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/nutrients
  2. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.