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

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 B1 +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +6633.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.4%
Contains more Folate +97.9%
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 270% 32% 0% 0% 29% 62% 28% 0% 234% 0% 0% 70%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +6633.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.4%
Contains more Folate +97.9%

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 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

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Garlic powder Saffron
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic powder Saffron Opinion
Calories 331 310 Garlic powder
Protein 16.55 11.43 Garlic powder
Fats 0.73 5.85 Saffron
Vitamin C 1.2 80.8 Saffron
Carbs 72.73 65.37 Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.65 11.1 Saffron
Calcium 79 111 Saffron
Potassium 1193 1724 Saffron
Magnesium 77 264 Saffron
Sugar 2.43 Saffron
Fiber 9 3.9 Garlic powder
Copper 0.533 0.328 Garlic powder
Zinc 2.99 1.09 Garlic powder
Starch
Phosphorus 414 252 Garlic powder
Sodium 60 148 Garlic powder
Vitamin A 0 530 Saffron
Vitamin E 0.67 Garlic powder
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.435 0.115 Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.267 Saffron
Vitamin B3 0.796 1.46 Saffron
Vitamin B5 0.743 Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 1.654 1.01 Garlic powder
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 Garlic powder
Folate 47 93 Saffron
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.249 1.586 Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115 0.429 Saffron
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178 2.067 Saffron
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. 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.