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Spices (1 - 5)
Mustard Seeds (ground)Fenugreek SeedsCayenne PepperPaprikaPoppy SeedsCaraway SeedsFennel SeedsDill SeedsAnise SeedsCelery Seeds
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Mustard Seeds (ground)
Fenugreek Seeds
Cayenne Pepper
Paprika
Poppy Seeds
Caraway Seeds
Fennel Seeds
Dill Seeds
Anise Seeds
Celery Seeds
General values
Energy (kcal)The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
Energy (kcal)The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).508kcal
323kcal
318kcal
282kcal
525kcal
333kcal
345kcal
305kcal
337kcal
392kcal
Energy (kJ)The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
Energy (kJ)The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).2126kJ
1352kJ
1331kJ
1181kJ
2196kJ
1393kJ
1443kJ
1276kJ
1411kJ
1641kJ
FiberDietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.
FiberDietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.12.2g
24.6g
27.2g
34.9g
19.5g
38g
39.8g
21.1g
14.6g
11.8g
ProteinProteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
ProteinProteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.26.08g
23g
12.01g
14.14g
17.99g
19.77g
15.8g
15.98g
17.6g
18.07g
Water contentFoods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
Water contentFoods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.5.27g
8.84g
8.05g
11.24g
5.95g
9.87g
8.81g
7.7g
9.54g
6.04g
Total score for "General values"
Total score for "General values"
Sugars
CarbohydratesCarbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.
CarbohydratesCarbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.28.09g
58.35g
56.63g
53.99g
28.13g
49.9g
52.29g
55.17g
50.02g
41.35g
FructoseFructose, also called fruit sugar, is a monosaccharide which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Consuming too much fructose can cause high blood pressure.
FructoseFructose, also called fruit sugar, is a monosaccharide which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Consuming too much fructose can cause high blood pressure.0.02g
N.A.N.A.6.71g
0.29g
N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.
GlucoseGlucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.
GlucoseGlucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.2.88g
N.A.N.A.2.63g
0.37g
N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.
SucroseSucrose, also known as table sugar, is composed out of glucose and fructose. Sucrose is rich in calories, but doesn’t have a high nutritional value.
SucroseSucrose, also known as table sugar, is composed out of glucose and fructose. Sucrose is rich in calories, but doesn’t have a high nutritional value.3.69g
N.A.N.A.0.81g
2.33g
N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.
Sugars (total)The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.
Sugars (total)The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.6.79g
N.A.10.34g
10.34g
2.99g
0.64g
N.A.N.A.N.A.0.67g
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Total score for "Sugars"
Minerals
Ash contentThe ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).
Ash contentThe ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).4.33g
3.4g
6.04g
7.74g
6.37g
5.87g
8.22g
6.62g
6.95g
9.27g
CalciumCalcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.
CalciumCalcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.266mg
176mg
148mg
229mg
1438mg
689mg
1196mg
1516mg
646mg
1767mg
MagnesiumMagnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.
MagnesiumMagnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.370mg
191mg
152mg
178mg
347mg
258mg
385mg
256mg
170mg
440mg
IronIron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
IronIron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.9.21mg
33.53mg
7.8mg
21.14mg
9.76mg
16.23mg
18.54mg
16.33mg
36.96mg
44.9mg
PhosphorusPhosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.
PhosphorusPhosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.828mg
296mg
293mg
314mg
870mg
568mg
487mg
277mg
440mg
547mg
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Total score for "Minerals"
Vitamins
Vitamin CAlso known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.
Vitamin CAlso known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.7.1mg
3mg
76.4mg
0.9mg
1mg
21mg
21mg
21mg
21mg
17.1mg
NiacinNiacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.
NiacinNiacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.4.73mg
1.64mg
8.7mg
10.06mg
0.9mg
3.61mg
6.05mg
2.81mg
3.06mg
3.06mg
Pantothenic acidPantothenic acid (vitamin B5) contributes to lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the body. Like all B vitamins, it is involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose. It also contributes to maintaining the health of the nervous system.
Pantothenic acidPantothenic acid (vitamin B5) contributes to lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the body. Like all B vitamins, it is involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose. It also contributes to maintaining the health of the nervous system.0.81mg
N.A.N.A.2.51mg
0.32mg
N.A.N.A.N.A.0.8mg
N.A.
RiboflavinRibolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.
RiboflavinRibolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.0.26mg
0.37mg
0.92mg
1.23mg
0.1mg
0.38mg
0.35mg
0.28mg
0.29mg
0.29mg
ThiaminThiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.
ThiaminThiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.0.81mg
0.32mg
0.33mg
0.33mg
0.85mg
0.38mg
0.41mg
0.42mg
0.34mg
0.34mg
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Total score for "Vitamins"
Fats
More monounsaturated fatty acids per 100gA form of unsaturated fat with one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.
More monounsaturated fatty acids per 100gA form of unsaturated fat with one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.22.52g
N.A.2.75g
1.7g
5.98g
7.13g
9.91g
9.41g
9.78g
15.93g
More polyunsaturated fatty acids per 100gA form of unsaturated fat with more than one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.
More polyunsaturated fatty acids per 100gA form of unsaturated fat with more than one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.10.09g
N.A.8.37g
7.77g
28.57g
3.27g
1.69g
1.01g
3.15g
3.72g
Saturated fatty acids per 100gSaturated fats are the unhealthy fatty acids that produce bad cholesterol and increase the risk of strokes and heart attacks. They come in high amounts from meat and dairy products.
Saturated fatty acids per 100gSaturated fats are the unhealthy fatty acids that produce bad cholesterol and increase the risk of strokes and heart attacks. They come in high amounts from meat and dairy products.1.99g
1.46g
3.26g
2.14g
4.52g
0.62g
0.48g
0.73g
0.59g
2.19g
LipidsLipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.
LipidsLipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.36.24g
6.41g
17.27g
12.89g
41.56g
14.59g
14.87g
14.54g
15.9g
25.27g
Less phytosterols per 100gPhytosterols come from plants and have a similar function to the good cholesterol, assisting in lowering bad cholesterol.
Less phytosterols per 100gPhytosterols come from plants and have a similar function to the good cholesterol, assisting in lowering bad cholesterol.118mg
140mg
83mg
175mg
N.A.76mg
66mg
124mg
N.A.60mg
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Total score for "Fats"
Amino acids
More isoleucine per 100gIsoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.
More isoleucine per 100gIsoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.1.18g
1.24g
N.A.0.57g
0.82g
0.83g
0.69g
0.77g
N.A.N.A.
More leucine per 100gLeucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.
More leucine per 100gLeucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.2.08g
1.76g
N.A.0.92g
1.32g
1.22g
1g
0.93g
N.A.N.A.
More lysine per 100gLysine is an essential amino acid that helps the body absorb calcium and has a crucial role in collagen formation.
More lysine per 100gLysine is an essential amino acid that helps the body absorb calcium and has a crucial role in collagen formation.1.84g
1.68g
N.A.0.69g
0.95g
1.03g
0.76g
1.04g
N.A.N.A.
More threonine per 100gThreonine is an essential amino acid that helps promote normal growth of the body. It also helps various systems in the body like cardiovascular, liver, nervous and immune system.
More threonine per 100gThreonine is an essential amino acid that helps promote normal growth of the body. It also helps various systems in the body like cardiovascular, liver, nervous and immune system.0.84g
0.9g
N.A.0.49g
0.69g
0.76g
0.6g
0.57g
N.A.N.A.
More tryptophan per 100gTryptophan is an essential amino acid that the body needs for growth, for creating the sleep hormone melatonin, the neurotransmitter serotonin and for the synthesis of vitamin B3.
More tryptophan per 100gTryptophan is an essential amino acid that the body needs for growth, for creating the sleep hormone melatonin, the neurotransmitter serotonin and for the synthesis of vitamin B3.0.26g
0.39g
N.A.0.07g
0.18g
0.24g
0.25g
N.A.N.A.N.A.
Total score for "Amino acids"
Total score for "Amino acids"
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