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Star anise vs Garlic powder - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Star anise and Garlic powder

  • Star anise has more Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Vitamin C, and Zinc, however Garlic powder is richer in Vitamin B6, and Selenium.
  • Star anise's daily need coverage for Iron is 391% more.
  • Star anise contains 18 times more Vitamin C than Garlic powder. Star anise contains 21mg of Vitamin C, while Garlic powder contains 1.2mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, anise seed and Spices, garlic powder.

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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 - 414
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1386% 194% 128% 122% 304% 145% 189% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 212% 24% 106% 55% 178% 82% 178% 8%
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 - 414

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 +1650%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +284.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.5%
Contains more Folate +370%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.743
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 4% 0% 14% 0% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 0% 1% 36%
Contains more Vitamin C +1650%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +284.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.5%
Contains more Folate +370%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.743

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
53
Garlic powder
Mineral Summary Score
308
Star anise
105
Garlic powder

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
99%
Garlic powder
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
73%
Garlic powder
Fats
73%
Star anise
3%
Garlic powder

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 Garlic powder
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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Star anise Garlic powder
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 Star anise Garlic powder Opinion
Calories 337 331 Star anise
Protein 17.6 16.55 Star anise
Fats 15.9 0.73 Star anise
Vitamin C 21 1.2 Star anise
Carbs 50.02 72.73 Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.96 5.65 Star anise
Calcium 646 79 Star anise
Potassium 1441 1193 Star anise
Magnesium 170 77 Star anise
Sugar 2.43 Star anise
Fiber 14.6 9 Star anise
Copper 0.91 0.533 Star anise
Zinc 5.3 2.99 Star anise
Starch
Phosphorus 440 414 Star anise
Sodium 16 60 Star anise
Vitamin A 311 0 Star anise
Vitamin E 0.67 Garlic powder
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.34 0.435 Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.141 Star anise
Vitamin B3 3.06 0.796 Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.797 0.743 Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.65 1.654 Garlic powder
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 Garlic powder
Folate 10 47 Garlic powder
Trans Fat 0 Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.586 0.249 Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78 0.115 Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15 0.178 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. Star anise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171316/nutrients
  2. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/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.