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Star anise vs Mustard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Star anise and Mustard different?

  • Star anise is richer in Iron, Copper, Manganese, Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Zinc, while Mustard is higher in Selenium.
  • Star anise covers your daily need of Iron 442% more than Mustard.
  • Star anise contains 12 times more Copper than Mustard. Star anise contains 0.91mg of Copper, while Mustard contains 0.074mg.
  • Star anise is lower in Sodium.

Spices, anise seed and Mustard, prepared, yellow types were used 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 Calcium +925.4%
Contains more Iron +2195.7%
Contains more Magnesium +254.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.4%
Contains more Potassium +848%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +728.1%
Contains more Copper +1129.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 61% 35% 47% 14% 144% 18% 25%
Contains more Calcium +925.4%
Contains more Iron +2195.7%
Contains more Magnesium +254.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.4%
Contains more Potassium +848%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +728.1%
Contains more Copper +1129.7%

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 A +185.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +6900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +441.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +213.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +828.6%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
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 7% 8% 0% 1% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 6% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +185.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +6900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +441.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +213.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +828.6%
Contains more Folate +42.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Star anise Mustard Opinion
Net carbs 35.42g 1.83g Star anise
Protein 17.6g 3.74g Star anise
Fats 15.9g 3.34g Star anise
Carbs 50.02g 5.83g Star anise
Calories 337kcal 60kcal Star anise
Starch g 0.64g Mustard
Fructose g 0.23g Mustard
Sugar g 0.92g Star anise
Fiber 14.6g 4g Star anise
Calcium 646mg 63mg Star anise
Iron 36.96mg 1.61mg Star anise
Magnesium 170mg 48mg Star anise
Phosphorus 440mg 108mg Star anise
Potassium 1441mg 152mg Star anise
Sodium 16mg 1104mg Star anise
Zinc 5.3mg 0.64mg Star anise
Copper 0.91mg 0.074mg Star anise
Vitamin A 311IU 109IU Star anise
Vitamin E mg 0.36mg Mustard
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 0.3mg Star anise
Vitamin B1 0.34mg 0.177mg Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.07mg Star anise
Vitamin B3 3.06mg 0.565mg Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.797mg 0.254mg Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.65mg 0.07mg Star anise
Folate 10µg 7µg Star anise
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.4µg Mustard
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Mustard
Threonine mg 0.167mg Mustard
Isoleucine mg 0.146mg Mustard
Leucine mg 0.292mg Mustard
Lysine mg 0.264mg Mustard
Methionine mg 0.076mg Mustard
Phenylalanine mg 0.161mg Mustard
Valine mg 0.189mg Mustard
Histidine mg 0.119mg Mustard
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.009g Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.586g 0.214g Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78g 2.182g Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15g 0.774g Star anise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Star anise Mustard
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
10
Mustard
Mineral Summary Score
308
Star anise
45
Mustard

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
22%
Mustard
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
6%
Mustard
Fats
73%
Star anise
15%
Mustard

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 1088mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.372g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mustard
Mustard 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)

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. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/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.