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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 Calcium +717.7%
Contains more Iron +554.2%
Contains more Magnesium +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Contains more Copper +70.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 414
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 212% 55% 178% 106% 8% 82% 178%
Contains more Calcium +717.7%
Contains more Iron +554.2%
Contains more Magnesium +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Contains more Copper +70.7%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1650%
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 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% 14% 0% 4% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 36% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1650%
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

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 price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Star anise Garlic powder Opinion
Net carbs 35.42g 63.73g Garlic powder
Protein 17.6g 16.55g Star anise
Fats 15.9g 0.73g Star anise
Carbs 50.02g 72.73g Garlic powder
Calories 337kcal 331kcal Star anise
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.31g Garlic powder
Sugar g 2.43g Star anise
Fiber 14.6g 9g Star anise
Calcium 646mg 79mg Star anise
Iron 36.96mg 5.65mg Star anise
Magnesium 170mg 77mg Star anise
Phosphorus 440mg 414mg Star anise
Potassium 1441mg 1193mg Star anise
Sodium 16mg 60mg Star anise
Zinc 5.3mg 2.99mg Star anise
Copper 0.91mg 0.533mg Star anise
Vitamin A 311IU 0IU Star anise
Vitamin E mg 0.67mg Garlic powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 1.2mg Star anise
Vitamin B1 0.34mg 0.435mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.141mg Star anise
Vitamin B3 3.06mg 0.796mg Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.797mg 0.743mg Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.65mg 1.654mg Garlic powder
Folate 10µg 47µg Garlic powder
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.4µg Garlic powder
Tryptophan mg 0.121mg Garlic powder
Threonine mg 0.374mg Garlic powder
Isoleucine mg 0.414mg Garlic powder
Leucine mg 0.728mg Garlic powder
Lysine mg 0.768mg Garlic powder
Methionine mg 0.111mg Garlic powder
Phenylalanine mg 0.525mg Garlic powder
Valine mg 0.667mg Garlic powder
Histidine mg 0.263mg Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.586g 0.249g Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78g 0.115g Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15g 0.178g Star anise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Star anise Garlic powder
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
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

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 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 is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 84)
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. 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.