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Tofu vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Tofu and Cumin

  • Tofu contains less Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Copper, Calcium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Fiber and Zinc than Cumin.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 763% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Tofu, raw, regular, prepared with calcium sulfate 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
Tofu
1
:
7
Cumin
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Iron +1138.1%
Contains more Calcium +166%
Contains more Potassium +1377.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1120%
Contains more Copper +349.2%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +414.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 201% 105% 11% 22% 65% 22% 42% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Iron +1138.1%
Contains more Calcium +166%
Contains more Potassium +1377.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1120%
Contains more Copper +349.2%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +414.4%

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
Tofu
2
:
8
Cumin
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +7600%
Contains more Vitamin A +1394.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +33200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +675.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +528.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2248.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +825.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +125%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 6% 1% 0% 21% 12% 4% 5% 11% 0% 6% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +7600%
Contains more Vitamin A +1394.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +33200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +675.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +528.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2248.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +825.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +125%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
6
Tofu
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
58
Tofu
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 the food
Protein
48%
Tofu
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
2%
Tofu
44%
Cumin
Fats
22%
Tofu
103%
Cumin

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Tofu Cumin
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tofu Cumin
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 contains less Sugars?
Tofu
Tofu contains less Sugars (difference - 1.63g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tofu
Tofu contains less Sodium (difference - 161mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.844g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tofu
Tofu is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Tofu Cumin Opinion
Calories 76 375 Cumin
Protein 8.08 17.81 Cumin
Fats 4.78 22.27 Cumin
Vitamin C 0.1 7.7 Cumin
Carbs 1.87 44.24 Cumin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.36 66.36 Cumin
Calcium 350 931 Cumin
Potassium 121 1788 Cumin
Magnesium 30 366 Cumin
Sugars 0.62 2.25 Tofu
Fiber 0.3 10.5 Cumin
Copper 0.193 0.867 Cumin
Zinc 0.8 4.8 Cumin
Starch
Phosphorus 97 499 Cumin
Sodium 7 168 Tofu
Vitamin A 85 1270 Cumin
Vitamin E 0.01 3.33 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.628 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.052 0.327 Cumin
Vitamin B3 0.195 4.579 Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.068 Tofu
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.435 Cumin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.4 5.4 Cumin
Folate 15 10 Tofu
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 0.691 1.535 Tofu
Monounsaturated Fat 1.056 14.04 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 2.699 3.279 Cumin
Tryptophan 0.12 Tofu
Threonine 0.402 Tofu
Isoleucine 0.435 Tofu
Leucine 0.713 Tofu
Lysine 0.452 Tofu
Methionine 0.108 Tofu
Phenylalanine 0.428 Tofu
Valine 0.446 Tofu
Histidine 0.221 Tofu
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tofu - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172476/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.