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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 Iron +554.2%
Contains more Calcium +717.7%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +120.8%
Contains more Copper +70.7%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 440
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 212% 24% 106% 55% 178% 82% 178% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1386% 194% 128% 122% 304% 145% 189% 3%
Contains more Iron +554.2%
Contains more Calcium +717.7%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +120.8%
Contains more Copper +70.7%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
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 C +1650%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +284.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.797
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 70% 19% 0% 0% 86% 67% 58% 48% 150% 0% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.5%
Contains more Folate +370%
Contains more Vitamin C +1650%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +284.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.797

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

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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?
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 lower in glycemic index?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic powder Star anise Opinion
Calories 331 337 Star anise
Protein 16.55 17.6 Star anise
Fats 0.73 15.9 Star anise
Vitamin C 1.2 21 Star anise
Carbs 72.73 50.02 Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.65 36.96 Star anise
Calcium 79 646 Star anise
Potassium 1193 1441 Star anise
Magnesium 77 170 Star anise
Sugar 2.43 Star anise
Fiber 9 14.6 Star anise
Copper 0.533 0.91 Star anise
Zinc 2.99 5.3 Star anise
Starch
Phosphorus 414 440 Star anise
Sodium 60 16 Star anise
Vitamin A 0 311 Star anise
Vitamin E 0.67 Garlic powder
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.435 0.34 Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.29 Star anise
Vitamin B3 0.796 3.06 Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.743 0.797 Star anise
Vitamin B6 1.654 0.65 Garlic powder
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 Garlic powder
Folate 47 10 Garlic powder
Trans Fat 0 Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.249 0.586 Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115 9.78 Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178 3.15 Star anise
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. 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.