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Star anise vs Poppy seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Star anise and Poppy seed

  • Star anise has more Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C, however Poppy seed is higher in Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Zinc.
  • Star anise covers your daily Iron needs 340% more than Poppy seed.
  • Poppy seed contains 21 times less Vitamin C than Star anise. Star anise contains 21mg of Vitamin C, while Poppy seed contains 1mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, anise seed and Spices, poppy 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 +278.7%
Contains more Potassium +100.4%
Contains less Sodium -38.5%
Contains more Calcium +122.6%
Contains more Magnesium +104.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.7%
Contains more Zinc +49.1%
Contains more Copper +78.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543%
Contains more Iron +278.7%
Contains more Potassium +100.4%
Contains less Sodium -38.5%
Contains more Calcium +122.6%
Contains more Magnesium +104.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.7%
Contains more Zinc +49.1%
Contains more Copper +78.8%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +241.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +151.2%
Contains more Folate +720%
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 0% 36% 0% 4% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 62% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +241.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +151.2%
Contains more Folate +720%

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 Poppy seed
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Star anise Poppy seed Opinion
Net carbs 35.42g 8.63g Star anise
Protein 17.6g 17.99g Poppy seed
Fats 15.9g 41.56g Poppy seed
Carbs 50.02g 28.13g Star anise
Calories 337kcal 525kcal Poppy seed
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.29g Poppy seed
Sugar g 2.99g Star anise
Fiber 14.6g 19.5g Poppy seed
Calcium 646mg 1438mg Poppy seed
Iron 36.96mg 9.76mg Star anise
Magnesium 170mg 347mg Poppy seed
Phosphorus 440mg 870mg Poppy seed
Potassium 1441mg 719mg Star anise
Sodium 16mg 26mg Star anise
Zinc 5.3mg 7.9mg Poppy seed
Copper 0.91mg 1.627mg Poppy seed
Vitamin A 311IU 0IU Star anise
Vitamin E mg 1.77mg Poppy seed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 1mg Star anise
Vitamin B1 0.34mg 0.854mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.1mg Star anise
Vitamin B3 3.06mg 0.896mg Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.797mg 0.324mg Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.65mg 0.247mg Star anise
Folate 10µg 82µg Poppy seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Poppy seed
Tryptophan mg 0.184mg Poppy seed
Threonine mg 0.686mg Poppy seed
Isoleucine mg 0.819mg Poppy seed
Leucine mg 1.321mg Poppy seed
Lysine mg 0.952mg Poppy seed
Methionine mg 0.502mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine mg 0.758mg Poppy seed
Valine mg 1.095mg Poppy seed
Histidine mg 0.471mg Poppy seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.586g 4.517g Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78g 5.982g Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15g 28.569g Poppy seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Star anise Poppy seed
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
36
Poppy seed
Mineral Summary Score
308
Star anise
280
Poppy seed

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
108%
Poppy seed
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
28%
Poppy seed
Fats
73%
Star anise
192%
Poppy seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.931g)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 84)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is relatively richer in minerals
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. Star anise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171316/nutrients
  2. Poppy seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171330/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.