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Nutmeg vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 24.102g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sugars (difference - 0.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Nutmeg Turmeric
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nutmeg 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
12
Nutmeg
18
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
67
Nutmeg
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
Nutmeg
2
:
Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Contains more Iron +1709.2%
Contains more Potassium +494.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13.7%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Contains more Zinc +109.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.4%
Equal in Calcium - 168
Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Contains more Iron +1709.2%
Contains more Potassium +494.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13.7%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Contains more Zinc +109.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.4%
Equal in Calcium - 168

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
Nutmeg
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +496.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.35
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +496.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.35

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
35%
Nutmeg
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
67%
Turmeric
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
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 Nutmeg Turmeric Opinion
Calories 525 312 Nutmeg
Protein 5.84 9.68 Turmeric
Fats 36.31 3.25 Nutmeg
Vitamin C 3 0.7 Nutmeg
Carbs 49.29 67.14 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.04 55 Turmeric
Calcium 184 168 Nutmeg
Potassium 350 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 183 208 Turmeric
Sugars 2.99 3.21 Turmeric
Fiber 20.8 22.7 Turmeric
Copper 1.027 1.3 Turmeric
Zinc 2.15 4.5 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 213 299 Turmeric
Sodium 16 27 Nutmeg
Vitamin A 102 0 Nutmeg
Vitamin E 0 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.346 0.058 Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.057 0.15 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.299 1.35 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.107 Nutmeg
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 13.4 Turmeric
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 25.94 1.838 Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22 0.449 Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35 0.756 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47 Turmeric
Leucine 0.81 Turmeric
Lysine 0.38 Turmeric
Methionine 0.14 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53 Turmeric
Valine 0.66 Turmeric
Histidine 0.15 Turmeric
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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