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Table salt vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Table salt and Cumin

  • Table salt contains less Iron, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B1, and Zinc than Cumin.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1678% higher.
  • The amount of Sodium in Cumin is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Salt, table and Spices, cumin 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 Calcium +3779.2%
Contains more Iron +20009.1%
Contains more Magnesium +36500%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +22250%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +4700%
Contains more Copper +2790%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Contains more Calcium +3779.2%
Contains more Iron +20009.1%
Contains more Magnesium +36500%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +22250%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +4700%
Contains more Copper +2790%

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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Cumin
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Table salt Cumin
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Table salt Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 0g 33.74g Cumin
Protein 0g 17.81g Cumin
Fats 0g 22.27g Cumin
Carbs 0g 44.24g Cumin
Calories 0kcal 375kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 2.25g Table salt
Fiber 0g 10.5g Cumin
Calcium 24mg 931mg Cumin
Iron 0.33mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 1mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 0mg 499mg Cumin
Potassium 8mg 1788mg Cumin
Sodium 38758mg 168mg Cumin
Zinc 0.1mg 4.8mg Cumin
Copper 0.03mg 0.867mg Cumin
Vitamin A 0IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin E 0mg 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 7.7mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 0mg 4.579mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 0mg mg Table salt
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.435mg Cumin
Folate 0µg 10µg Cumin
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 5.4µg Cumin
Tryptophan 0mg mg Table salt
Threonine 0mg mg Table salt
Isoleucine 0mg mg Table salt
Leucine 0mg mg Table salt
Lysine 0mg mg Table salt
Methionine 0mg mg Table salt
Phenylalanine 0mg mg Table salt
Valine 0mg mg Table salt
Histidine 0mg mg Table salt
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cumin
Saturated Fat 0g 1.535g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 3.279g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Table salt Cumin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
0
Table salt
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
636
Table salt
480
Cumin

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
0%
Table salt
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
44%
Cumin
Fats
0%
Table salt
103%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.535g)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $3.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cumin
Cumin contains less Sodium (difference - 38590mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/nutrients
  2. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.