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Garlic powder vs Saffron - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Garlic powder and Saffron?

  • Garlic powder is higher in Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Copper, and Fiber, yet Saffron is higher in Manganese, Vitamin C, Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Saffron's daily need coverage for Manganese is 1193% more.
  • Garlic powder has 4 times more Selenium than Saffron. While Garlic powder has 23.9µg of Selenium, Saffron has only 5.6µg.

We used Spices, garlic powder and Spices, saffron types in this article.

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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 Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains less Sodium -59.5%
Contains more Zinc +174.3%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
Contains more Calcium +40.5%
Contains more Iron +96.5%
Contains more Magnesium +242.9%
Contains more Potassium +44.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 212% 55% 178% 106% 8% 82% 178%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 417% 189% 108% 153% 20% 30% 110%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains less Sodium -59.5%
Contains more Zinc +174.3%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
Contains more Calcium +40.5%
Contains more Iron +96.5%
Contains more Magnesium +242.9%
Contains more Potassium +44.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +6633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.4%
Contains more Folate +97.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 14% 0% 4% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 36% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 0% 0% 270% 29% 62% 28% 0% 234% 70% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +6633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.4%
Contains more Folate +97.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic powder Saffron Opinion
Net carbs 63.73g 61.47g Garlic powder
Protein 16.55g 11.43g Garlic powder
Fats 0.73g 5.85g Saffron
Carbs 72.73g 65.37g Garlic powder
Calories 331kcal 310kcal Garlic powder
Starch g g
Fructose 0.31g g Garlic powder
Sugar 2.43g g Saffron
Fiber 9g 3.9g Garlic powder
Calcium 79mg 111mg Saffron
Iron 5.65mg 11.1mg Saffron
Magnesium 77mg 264mg Saffron
Phosphorus 414mg 252mg Garlic powder
Potassium 1193mg 1724mg Saffron
Sodium 60mg 148mg Garlic powder
Zinc 2.99mg 1.09mg Garlic powder
Copper 0.533mg 0.328mg Garlic powder
Vitamin A 0IU 530IU Saffron
Vitamin E 0.67mg mg Garlic powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.2mg 80.8mg Saffron
Vitamin B1 0.435mg 0.115mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141mg 0.267mg Saffron
Vitamin B3 0.796mg 1.46mg Saffron
Vitamin B5 0.743mg mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 1.654mg 1.01mg Garlic powder
Folate 47µg 93µg Saffron
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg Garlic powder
Tryptophan 0.121mg mg Garlic powder
Threonine 0.374mg mg Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0.414mg mg Garlic powder
Leucine 0.728mg mg Garlic powder
Lysine 0.768mg mg Garlic powder
Methionine 0.111mg mg Garlic powder
Phenylalanine 0.525mg mg Garlic powder
Valine 0.667mg mg Garlic powder
Histidine 0.263mg mg Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.249g 1.586g Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115g 0.429g Saffron
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178g 2.067g Saffron

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garlic powder Saffron
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
53
Garlic powder
60
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
105
Garlic powder
132
Saffron

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
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
73%
Garlic powder
65%
Saffron
Fats
3%
Garlic powder
27%
Saffron

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.43g)
Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder contains less Sodium (difference - 88mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.337g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
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. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/nutrients
  2. Saffron - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170934/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.