The best 10 spices in comparison

Which are the best spices of 2020?

Best spices of 2020 (1 - 5)
spice comparison
Comparison winner
spice comparison
Comparison winner
Fennel Seeds
Comparison winner
Celery Seeds
Comparison winner
Mustard Seeds (ground)
Comparison winner
Dill Seeds
Comparison winner
Poppy Seeds
Comparison winner
Saffron
Comparison winner
Coriander Seeds
Comparison winner
Cumin Seeds
Comparison winner
Red Pepper
Comparison winner
Caraway Seeds
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Fennel Seeds
100points
Celery Seeds
100points
Mustard Seeds (ground)
90points
Dill Seeds
77points
Poppy Seeds
74points
Saffron
74points
Coriander Seeds
67points
Cumin Seeds
66points
Red Pepper
62points
Caraway Seeds
57points
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)
Pros
Pros
  • More ash per 100g
  • More magnesium per 100g
  • Higher water content per 100g
  • More dietary fiber per 100g
  • More riboflavin per 100g
  • More niacin per 100g
  • More ash per 100g
  • More magnesium per 100g
  • More food energy (kJ) per 100g
  • More proteins per 100g
  • More lipids per 100g
  • Smaller amount of sugars per 100g
  • More magnesium per 100g
  • More niacin per 100g
  • More lipids per 100g
  • Less fructose per 100g
  • More food energy (kJ) per 100g
  • More thiamin per 100g
  • More ash per 100g
  • More carbohydrates per 100g
  • More thiamin per 100g
  • Less saturated fatty acids per 100g
  • More lysine per 100g
  • More food energy (kJ) per 100g
  • More proteins per 100g
  • More lipids per 100g
  • Less sucrose per 100g
  • More thiamin per 100g
  • More leucine per 100g
  • More vitamin C per 100g
  • Higher water content per 100g
  • More carbohydrates per 100g
  • More vitamin B6 per 100g
  • Higher water content per 100g
  • More carbohydrates per 100g
  • More dietary fiber per 100g
  • Less saturated fatty acids per 100g
  • Less phytosterols per 100g
  • More ash per 100g
  • More magnesium per 100g
  • Higher water content per 100g
  • More food energy (kJ) per 100g
  • More iron per 100g
  • More thiamin per 100g
  • More vitamin C per 100g
  • More carbohydrates per 100g
  • More riboflavin per 100g
  • More niacin per 100g
  • More vitamin B6 per 100g
  • More lutein and zeaxanthin per 100g
  • Higher water content per 100g
  • More proteins per 100g
  • More dietary fiber per 100g
  • Smaller amount of sugars per 100g
  • More riboflavin per 100g
  • More lutein and zeaxanthin per 100g
Cons
Cons
    • Saturated fatty acids per 100g
    • Saturated fatty acids per 100g
      • Saturated fatty acids per 100g
            • Saturated fatty acids per 100g
              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).1443kJ1641kJ2126kJ1276kJ2196kJ1298kJ1245kJ1567kJ1331kJ1393kJ
              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.39.8g11.8g12.2g21.1g19.5g3.9g41.9g10.5g27.2g38g
              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.0µg568µgN.A.0µgN.A.N.A.448µg13157µg454µg
              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.15.8g18.07g26.08g15.98g17.99g11.43g12.37g17.81g12.01g19.77g
              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.8.81g6.04g5.27g7.7g5.95g11.9g8.86g8.06g8.05g9.87g
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              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.52.29g41.35g28.09g55.17g28.13g65.37g54.99g44.24g56.63g49.9g
              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.0.02gN.A.0.29gN.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.2.88gN.A.0.37gN.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.3.69gN.A.2.33gN.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.0.67g6.79gN.A.2.99gN.A.N.A.2.25g10.34g0.64g
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              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).8.22g9.27g4.33g6.62g6.37g5.45g6.02g7.62g6.04g5.87g
              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.1196mg1767mg266mg1516mg1438mg111mg709mg931mg148mg689mg
              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.18.54mg44.9mg9.21mg16.33mg9.76mg11.1mg16.32mg66.36mg7.8mg16.23mg
              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.385mg440mg370mg256mg347mg264mg330mg366mg152mg258mg
              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.12.1µg208.1µg12.1µg13.5µg5.6µg26.2µg5.2µg8.8µg12.1µg
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              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.6.05mg3.06mg4.73mg2.81mg0.9mg1.46mg2.13mg4.58mg8.7mg3.61mg
              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.0.35mg0.29mg0.26mg0.28mg0.1mg0.27mg0.29mg0.33mg0.92mg0.38mg
              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.0.41mg0.34mg0.81mg0.42mg0.85mg0.12mg0.24mg0.63mg0.33mg0.38mg
              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.0.47mg0.89mg0.4mg0.25mg0.25mg1.01mgN.A.0.43mg2.45mg0.36mg
              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.21mg17.1mg7.1mg21mg1mg80.8mg21mg7.7mg76.4mg21mg
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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.9.91g15.93g22.52g9.41g5.98g0.43g13.58g14.04g2.75g7.13g
              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.1.69g3.72g10.09g1.01g28.57g2.07g1.75g3.28g8.37g3.27g
              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.0.48g2.19g1.99g0.73g4.52g1.59g0.99g1.53g3.26g0.62g
              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.14.87g25.27g36.24g14.54g41.56g5.85g17.77g22.27g17.27g14.59g
              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.66mg60mg118mg124mgN.A.N.A.46mg68mg83mg76mg
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              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.0.69gN.A.1.18g0.77g0.82gN.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.1gN.A.2.08g0.93g1.32gN.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.0.76gN.A.1.84g1.04g0.95gN.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.0.6gN.A.0.84g0.57g0.69gN.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 B3.0.25gN.A.0.26gN.A.0.18gN.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.0.24g
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              Total score for "Amino acids"
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