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Curry powder vs Saffron - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 2.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.062g)
Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Curry powder
Curry powder contains less Sodium (difference - 96mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Curry powder
Curry powder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Curry powder Saffron
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Curry powder Saffron
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
77
Curry powder
57
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
145
Curry powder
91
Saffron

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
:
Contains more Iron +72.1%
Contains more Calcium +373%
Contains more Copper +265.9%
Contains more Zinc +331.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Potassium +47.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 264
Contains more Iron +72.1%
Contains more Calcium +373%
Contains more Copper +265.9%
Contains more Zinc +331.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Potassium +47.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 264

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +53%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +11442.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2689.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +861.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +11442.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2689.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +861.9%

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
86%
Curry powder
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
56%
Curry powder
65%
Saffron
Fats
65%
Curry powder
27%
Saffron

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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 Curry powder Saffron Opinion
Calories 325 310 Curry powder
Protein 14.29 11.43 Curry powder
Fats 14.01 5.85 Curry powder
Vitamin C 0.7 80.8 Saffron
Carbs 55.83 65.37 Saffron
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 19.1 11.1 Curry powder
Calcium 525 111 Curry powder
Potassium 1170 1724 Saffron
Magnesium 255 264 Saffron
Sugars 2.76 Curry powder
Fiber 53.2 3.9 Curry powder
Copper 1.2 0.328 Curry powder
Zinc 4.7 1.09 Curry powder
Starch
Phosphorus 367 252 Curry powder
Sodium 52 148 Curry powder
Vitamin A 19 530 Saffron
Vitamin E 25.24 Curry powder
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.176 0.115 Curry powder
Vitamin B2 0.2 0.267 Saffron
Vitamin B3 3.26 1.46 Curry powder
Vitamin B5 1.07 Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.105 1.01 Saffron
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 99.8 Curry powder
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.648 1.586 Saffron
Monounsaturated Fat 8.782 0.429 Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 3.056 2.067 Curry powder
Tryptophan 0.11 Curry powder
Threonine 0.35 Curry powder
Isoleucine 0.63 Curry powder
Leucine 0.89 Curry powder
Lysine 0.7 Curry powder
Methionine 0.19 Curry powder
Phenylalanine 0.58 Curry powder
Valine 0.75 Curry powder
Histidine 0.29 Curry powder
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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