Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Star anise vs Vanilla extract - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Important differences between Star anise and Vanilla extract

  • Star anise has more Iron, Copper, Manganese, Calcium, Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Potassium, and Magnesium than Vanilla extract.
  • Star anise's daily need coverage for Iron is 461% more.
  • Star anise contains 10000000 times more Fiber than Vanilla extract. Star anise contains 14.6g of Fiber, while Vanilla extract contains 0g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, anise seed and Vanilla extract.

Infographic

Star anise vs Vanilla extract infographic
Infographic link

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 +5772.7%
Contains more Iron +30700%
Contains more Magnesium +1316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +7233.3%
Contains more Potassium +873.6%
Contains more Zinc +4718.2%
Contains more Copper +1163.9%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 5% 9% 3% 14% 2% 3% 24%
Contains more Calcium +5772.7%
Contains more Iron +30700%
Contains more Magnesium +1316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +7233.3%
Contains more Potassium +873.6%
Contains more Zinc +4718.2%
Contains more Copper +1163.9%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2990.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +620%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2177.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2400%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 3% 22% 8% 3% 6% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2990.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +620%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2177.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2400%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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 Vanilla extract
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Star anise Vanilla extract Opinion
Net carbs 35.42g 12.65g Star anise
Protein 17.6g 0.06g Star anise
Fats 15.9g 0.06g Star anise
Carbs 50.02g 12.65g Star anise
Calories 337kcal 288kcal Star anise
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 12.65g Star anise
Fiber 14.6g 0g Star anise
Calcium 646mg 11mg Star anise
Iron 36.96mg 0.12mg Star anise
Magnesium 170mg 12mg Star anise
Phosphorus 440mg 6mg Star anise
Potassium 1441mg 148mg Star anise
Sodium 16mg 9mg Vanilla extract
Zinc 5.3mg 0.11mg Star anise
Copper 0.91mg 0.072mg Star anise
Vitamin A 311IU 0IU Star anise
Vitamin E mg 0mg Vanilla extract
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 0mg Star anise
Vitamin B1 0.34mg 0.011mg Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.095mg Star anise
Vitamin B3 3.06mg 0.425mg Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.797mg 0.035mg Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.65mg 0.026mg Star anise
Folate 10µg 0µg Star anise
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Vanilla extract
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.586g 0.01g Vanilla extract
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78g 0.01g Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15g 0.004g Star anise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Star anise Vanilla extract
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
3
Vanilla extract
Mineral Summary Score
308
Star anise
8
Vanilla extract

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
0%
Vanilla extract
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
13%
Vanilla extract
Fats
73%
Star anise
0%
Vanilla extract

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Vanilla extract
Vanilla extract contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vanilla extract
Vanilla extract is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.576g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vanilla extract
Vanilla extract is lower in glycemic index (difference - 89)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.65g)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $4)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
?
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. Vanilla extract - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173471/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.