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Star anise vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Star anise and Black pepper

  • Star anise has more Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Vitamin B1, however Black pepper is richer in Manganese, Copper, Fiber, and Vitamin C.
  • Black pepper's daily need coverage for Manganese is 454% more.
  • Star anise contains 4 times more Zinc than Black pepper. Star anise contains 5.3mg of Zinc, while Black pepper contains 1.19mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, anise seed and Spices, pepper, black.

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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 +45.8%
Contains more Iron +280.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.5%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +345.4%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 171
Equal in Potassium - 1329
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Contains more Calcium +45.8%
Contains more Iron +280.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.5%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +345.4%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 171
Equal in Potassium - 1329

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +214.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.5%
Contains more Folate +70%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +214.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.5%
Contains more Folate +70%

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.
Star anise Black pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Star anise Black pepper Opinion
Net carbs 35.42g 38.65g Black pepper
Protein 17.6g 10.39g Star anise
Fats 15.9g 3.26g Star anise
Carbs 50.02g 63.95g Black pepper
Calories 337kcal 251kcal Star anise
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.23g Black pepper
Sugar g 0.64g Star anise
Fiber 14.6g 25.3g Black pepper
Calcium 646mg 443mg Star anise
Iron 36.96mg 9.71mg Star anise
Magnesium 170mg 171mg Black pepper
Phosphorus 440mg 158mg Star anise
Potassium 1441mg 1329mg Star anise
Sodium 16mg 20mg Star anise
Zinc 5.3mg 1.19mg Star anise
Copper 0.91mg 1.33mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 311IU 547IU Black pepper
Vitamin E mg 1.04mg Black pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 0mg Star anise
Vitamin B1 0.34mg 0.108mg Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.18mg Star anise
Vitamin B3 3.06mg 1.143mg Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.797mg 1.399mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.65mg 0.291mg Star anise
Folate 10µg 17µg Black pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 163.7µg Black pepper
Tryptophan mg 0.058mg Black pepper
Threonine mg 0.244mg Black pepper
Isoleucine mg 0.366mg Black pepper
Leucine mg 1.014mg Black pepper
Lysine mg 0.244mg Black pepper
Methionine mg 0.096mg Black pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.446mg Black pepper
Valine mg 0.547mg Black pepper
Histidine mg 0.159mg Black pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.586g 1.392g Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78g 0.739g Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15g 0.998g Star anise

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Star anise Black pepper
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
42
Star anise
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
308
Star anise
160
Black pepper

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
106%
Star anise
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
64%
Black pepper
Fats
73%
Star anise
15%
Black pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.806g)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
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. Star anise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171316/nutrients
  2. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.