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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
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Contains more Iron +2195.7%
Contains more Calcium +925.4%
Contains more Potassium +848%
Contains more Magnesium +254.2%
Contains more Copper +1129.7%
Contains more Zinc +728.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1386% 194% 128% 122% 304% 145% 189% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 19% 14% 35% 25% 18% 47% 144%
Contains more Iron +2195.7%
Contains more Calcium +925.4%
Contains more Potassium +848%
Contains more Magnesium +254.2%
Contains more Copper +1129.7%
Contains more Zinc +728.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%

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 +6900%
Contains more Vitamin A +185.3%
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 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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 7% 8% 0% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 0% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +6900%
Contains more Vitamin A +185.3%
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 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 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 glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Star anise Mustard
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 - 0.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 1088mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.