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The best 10 spices in comparison

Spices (1 - 5)
Fennel SeedsCelery SeedsMustard Seeds (ground)Dill SeedsPoppy SeedsSaffronCoriander SeedsCumin SeedsRed PepperCaraway Seeds
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Fennel Seeds
Celery Seeds
Mustard Seeds (ground)
Dill Seeds
Poppy Seeds
Saffron
Coriander Seeds
Cumin Seeds
Red Pepper
Caraway Seeds
Summary
Summary
  • General values (83)
  • Sugars (76)
  • Minerals (83)
  • Vitamins (33)
  • Fats (83)
  • Amino acids (55)
  • General values (50)
  • Sugars (86)
  • Minerals (100)
  • Vitamins (16)
  • Fats (100)
  • Amino acids (0)
  • General values (80)
  • Sugars (56)
  • Minerals (80)
  • Vitamins (51)
  • Fats (98)
  • Amino acids (100)
  • General values (68)
  • Sugars (80)
  • Minerals (65)
  • Vitamins (23)
  • Fats (73)
  • Amino acids (55)
  • General values (60)
  • Sugars (50)
  • Minerals (88)
  • Vitamins (35)
  • Fats (99)
  • Amino acids (74)
  • General values (55)
  • Sugars (95)
  • Minerals (48)
  • Vitamins (42)
  • Fats (37)
  • Amino acids (0)
  • General values (75)
  • Sugars (80)
  • Minerals (64)
  • Vitamins (18)
  • Fats (92)
  • Amino acids (0)
  • General values (50)
  • Sugars (82)
  • Minerals (86)
  • Vitamins (26)
  • Fats (94)
  • Amino acids (0)
  • General values (79)
  • Sugars (59)
  • Minerals (42)
  • Vitamins (100)
  • Fats (76)
  • Amino acids (0)
  • General values (58)
  • Sugars (93)
  • Minerals (65)
  • Vitamins (22)
  • Fats (79)
  • Amino acids (69)
General values
More food energy (kJ) per 100gThe 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).
More food energy (kJ) per 100gThe 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).1443kJ
1641kJ
2126kJ
1276kJ
2196kJ
1298kJ
1245kJ
1567kJ
1331kJ
1393kJ
More dietary fiber per 100gDietary 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.
More dietary fiber per 100gDietary 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.39.8g
11.8g
12.2g
21.1g
19.5g
3.9g
41.9g
10.5g
27.2g
38g
More lutein and zeaxanthin per 100gLutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids found in the central part of the retina, called macula. They are antioxidants and play a key role in maintaining eye health.
More lutein and zeaxanthin per 100gLutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids found in the central part of the retina, called macula. They are antioxidants and play a key role in maintaining eye health.N.A.0µg
568µg
N.A.0µg
N.A.N.A.448µg
13157µg
454µg
More proteins per 100gProteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
More proteins per 100gProteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.15.8g
18.07g
26.08g
15.98g
17.99g
11.43g
12.37g
17.81g
12.01g
19.77g
Higher water content per 100gFoods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
Higher water content per 100gFoods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.8.81g
6.04g
5.27g
7.7g
5.95g
11.9g
8.86g
8.06g
8.05g
9.87g
Total score for "General values"
Total score for "General values"
Sugars
More carbohydrates per 100gCarbohydrates 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.
More carbohydrates per 100gCarbohydrates 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.52.29g
41.35g
28.09g
55.17g
28.13g
65.37g
54.99g
44.24g
56.63g
49.9g
Less fructose per 100gFructose, also called fruit sugar, is a monosaccharide which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Consuming too much fructose can cause high blood pressure.
Less fructose per 100gFructose, also called fruit sugar, is a monosaccharide which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Consuming too much fructose can cause high blood pressure.N.A.N.A.0.02g
N.A.0.29g
N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.
More glucose per 100gGlucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.
More glucose per 100gGlucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.N.A.N.A.2.88g
N.A.0.37g
N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.
Less sucrose per 100gSucrose, 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.
Less sucrose per 100gSucrose, 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.N.A.N.A.3.69g
N.A.2.33g
N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.
Smaller amount of sugars per 100gThe total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.
Smaller amount of sugars per 100gThe total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.N.A.0.67g
6.79g
N.A.2.99g
N.A.N.A.2.25g
10.34g
0.64g
Total score for "Sugars"
Total score for "Sugars"
Minerals
More ash per 100gThe ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).
More ash per 100gThe ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).8.22g
9.27g
4.33g
6.62g
6.37g
5.45g
6.02g
7.62g
6.04g
5.87g
More calcium per 100gCalcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.
More calcium per 100gCalcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.1196mg
1767mg
266mg
1516mg
1438mg
111mg
709mg
931mg
148mg
689mg
More iron per 100gIron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
More iron per 100gIron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.18.54mg
44.9mg
9.21mg
16.33mg
9.76mg
11.1mg
16.32mg
66.36mg
7.8mg
16.23mg
More magnesium per 100gMagnesium 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.
More magnesium per 100gMagnesium 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.385mg
440mg
370mg
256mg
347mg
264mg
330mg
366mg
152mg
258mg
More selenium per 100gSelenium is an important mineral with antioxidant properties. It helps the body's detoxification system and strengthens the immune system.
More selenium per 100gSelenium is an important mineral with antioxidant properties. It helps the body's detoxification system and strengthens the immune system.N.A.12.1µg
208.1µg
12.1µg
13.5µg
5.6µg
26.2µg
5.2µg
8.8µg
12.1µg
Total score for "Minerals"
Total score for "Minerals"
Vitamins
More niacin per 100gNiacin 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.
More niacin per 100gNiacin 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.6.05mg
3.06mg
4.73mg
2.81mg
0.9mg
1.46mg
2.13mg
4.58mg
8.7mg
3.61mg
More riboflavin per 100gRibolflavin (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.
More riboflavin per 100gRibolflavin (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.0.35mg
0.29mg
0.26mg
0.28mg
0.1mg
0.27mg
0.29mg
0.33mg
0.92mg
0.38mg
More thiamin per 100gThiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.
More thiamin per 100gThiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.0.41mg
0.34mg
0.81mg
0.42mg
0.85mg
0.12mg
0.24mg
0.63mg
0.33mg
0.38mg
More vitamin B6 per 100gVitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is needed for the production of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It's essential for absorbing vitamin B12 and takes part in the production of red blood cells, various cells of the immune system and in the formation of myelin, which protects nerve cells from damage.
More vitamin B6 per 100gVitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is needed for the production of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It's essential for absorbing vitamin B12 and takes part in the production of red blood cells, various cells of the immune system and in the formation of myelin, which protects nerve cells from damage.0.47mg
0.89mg
0.4mg
0.25mg
0.25mg
1.01mg
N.A.0.43mg
2.45mg
0.36mg
More vitamin C per 100gAlso known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.
More vitamin C per 100gAlso known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.21mg
17.1mg
7.1mg
21mg
1mg
80.8mg
21mg
7.7mg
76.4mg
21mg
Total score for "Vitamins"
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.9.91g
15.93g
22.52g
9.41g
5.98g
0.43g
13.58g
14.04g
2.75g
7.13g
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.1.69g
3.72g
10.09g
1.01g
28.57g
2.07g
1.75g
3.28g
8.37g
3.27g
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.0.48g
2.19g
1.99g
0.73g
4.52g
1.59g
0.99g
1.53g
3.26g
0.62g
More lipids per 100gLipids 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.
More lipids per 100gLipids 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.14.87g
25.27g
36.24g
14.54g
41.56g
5.85g
17.77g
22.27g
17.27g
14.59g
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.66mg
60mg
118mg
124mg
N.A.N.A.46mg
68mg
83mg
76mg
Total score for "Fats"
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.0.69g
N.A.1.18g
0.77g
0.82g
N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.0.83g
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.1g
N.A.2.08g
0.93g
1.32g
N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.1.22g
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.0.76g
N.A.1.84g
1.04g
0.95g
N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.1.03g
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.0.6g
N.A.0.84g
0.57g
0.69g
N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.0.76g
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 B3.0.25g
N.A.0.26g
N.A.0.18g
N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.0.24g
Total score for "Amino acids"
Total score for "Amino acids"
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