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Black pepper vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.446g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 2.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Black pepper Turmeric
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in price Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Black pepper Turmeric
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
68
Black pepper
18
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
101
Black pepper
210
Turmeric

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
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Contains more Calcium +163.7%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Contains more Iron +466.4%
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains more Magnesium +21.6%
Contains more Zinc +278.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.2%
Equal in Copper - 1.3
Contains more Calcium +163.7%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Contains more Iron +466.4%
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains more Magnesium +21.6%
Contains more Zinc +278.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.2%
Equal in Copper - 1.3

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172%
Contains more Vitamin K +1121.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +326%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172%
Contains more Vitamin K +1121.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +326%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.1%

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
62%
Black pepper
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
67%
Turmeric
Fats
15%
Black pepper
15%
Turmeric

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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 Black pepper Turmeric Opinion
Calories 251 312 Turmeric
Protein 10.39 9.68 Black pepper
Fats 3.26 3.25 Black pepper
Vitamin C 0 0.7 Turmeric
Carbs 63.95 67.14 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 9.71 55 Turmeric
Calcium 443 168 Black pepper
Potassium 1329 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 171 208 Turmeric
Sugars 0.64 3.21 Turmeric
Fiber 25.3 22.7 Black pepper
Copper 1.33 1.3 Black pepper
Zinc 1.19 4.5 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 158 299 Turmeric
Sodium 20 27 Black pepper
Vitamin A 547 0 Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.108 0.058 Black pepper
Vitamin B2 0.18 0.15 Black pepper
Vitamin B3 1.143 1.35 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 1.399 0.542 Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291 0.107 Black pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 163.7 13.4 Black pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0.056 Black pepper
Saturated Fat 1.392 1.838 Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739 0.449 Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998 0.756 Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.058 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.244 0.33 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.366 0.47 Turmeric
Leucine 1.014 0.81 Black pepper
Lysine 0.244 0.38 Turmeric
Methionine 0.096 0.14 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.446 0.53 Turmeric
Valine 0.547 0.66 Turmeric
Histidine 0.159 0.15 Black pepper
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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