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Garlic powder vs Star anise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Garlic powder and Star anise

  • Garlic powder has more Vitamin B6, and Selenium, however Star anise is richer in Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Vitamin C, and Zinc.
  • Star anise's daily need coverage for Iron is 391% more.
  • Garlic powder contains 5 times more Selenium than Star anise. Garlic powder contains 23.9µg of Selenium, while Star anise contains 5µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, garlic powder and Spices, anise 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 more Calcium +717.7%
Contains more Iron +554.2%
Contains more Magnesium +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Contains more Copper +70.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 440
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 212% 55% 178% 106% 8% 82% 178%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304%
Contains more Calcium +717.7%
Contains more Iron +554.2%
Contains more Magnesium +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Contains more Copper +70.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 440

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 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.5%
Contains more Folate +370%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +284.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.797
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 19% 0% 0% 70% 86% 67% 58% 48% 150% 8% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.5%
Contains more Folate +370%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +284.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.797

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic powder Star anise Opinion
Net carbs 63.73g 35.42g Garlic powder
Protein 16.55g 17.6g Star anise
Fats 0.73g 15.9g Star anise
Carbs 72.73g 50.02g Garlic powder
Calories 331kcal 337kcal Star anise
Starch g g
Fructose 0.31g g Garlic powder
Sugar 2.43g g Star anise
Fiber 9g 14.6g Star anise
Calcium 79mg 646mg Star anise
Iron 5.65mg 36.96mg Star anise
Magnesium 77mg 170mg Star anise
Phosphorus 414mg 440mg Star anise
Potassium 1193mg 1441mg Star anise
Sodium 60mg 16mg Star anise
Zinc 2.99mg 5.3mg Star anise
Copper 0.533mg 0.91mg Star anise
Vitamin A 0IU 311IU Star anise
Vitamin E 0.67mg mg Garlic powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.2mg 21mg Star anise
Vitamin B1 0.435mg 0.34mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141mg 0.29mg Star anise
Vitamin B3 0.796mg 3.06mg Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.743mg 0.797mg Star anise
Vitamin B6 1.654mg 0.65mg Garlic powder
Folate 47µg 10µg Garlic powder
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 g Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.249g 0.586g Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115g 9.78g Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178g 3.15g Star anise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garlic powder Star anise
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
42
Star anise
Mineral Summary Score
105
Garlic powder
308
Star anise

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
106%
Star anise
Carbohydrates
73%
Garlic powder
50%
Star anise
Fats
3%
Garlic powder
73%
Star anise

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.337g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 84)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Star anise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171316/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.