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Cinnamon 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 cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.493g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sugars (difference - 1.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (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.
Cinnamon Turmeric
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon Turmeric
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
21
Cinnamon
18
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
79
Cinnamon
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
:
Contains more Calcium +496.4%
Contains less Sodium -63%
Contains more Iron +561.1%
Contains more Potassium +382.6%
Contains more Magnesium +246.7%
Contains more Copper +283.5%
Contains more Zinc +145.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +367.2%
Contains more Calcium +496.4%
Contains less Sodium -63%
Contains more Iron +561.1%
Contains more Potassium +382.6%
Contains more Magnesium +246.7%
Contains more Copper +283.5%
Contains more Zinc +145.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +367.2%

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 C +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +132.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.35
Contains more Vitamin C +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +132.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.4%
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
24%
Cinnamon
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
67%
Turmeric
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
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 Cinnamon Turmeric Opinion
Calories 247 312 Turmeric
Protein 3.99 9.68 Turmeric
Fats 1.24 3.25 Turmeric
Vitamin C 3.8 0.7 Cinnamon
Carbs 80.59 67.14 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.32 55 Turmeric
Calcium 1002 168 Cinnamon
Potassium 431 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 60 208 Turmeric
Sugars 2.17 3.21 Turmeric
Fiber 53.1 22.7 Cinnamon
Copper 0.339 1.3 Turmeric
Zinc 1.83 4.5 Turmeric
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Phosphorus 64 299 Turmeric
Sodium 10 27 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295 0 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.022 0.058 Turmeric
Vitamin B2 0.041 0.15 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.332 1.35 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.358 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.158 0.107 Cinnamon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.2 13.4 Cinnamon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0.056 Cinnamon
Saturated Fat 0.345 1.838 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246 0.449 Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068 0.756 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.049 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.136 0.33 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.146 0.47 Turmeric
Leucine 0.253 0.81 Turmeric
Lysine 0.243 0.38 Turmeric
Methionine 0.078 0.14 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.146 0.53 Turmeric
Valine 0.224 0.66 Turmeric
Histidine 0.117 0.15 Turmeric
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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