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Cayenne 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?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.422g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sugars (difference - 7.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Cayenne 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 ok
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
Cayenne 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
363
Cayenne pepper
18
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
82
Cayenne 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
:
Contains more Iron +605.1%
Contains more Calcium +13.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.8%
Contains more Copper +248.5%
Contains more Zinc +81.5%
Equal in Potassium - 2080
Equal in Phosphorus - 299
Equal in Sodium - 27
Contains more Iron +605.1%
Contains more Calcium +13.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.8%
Contains more Copper +248.5%
Contains more Zinc +81.5%
Equal in Potassium - 2080
Equal in Phosphorus - 299
Equal in Sodium - 27

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 +10814.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +573.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +465.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +512.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +544.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2189.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +499.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +10814.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +573.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +465.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +512.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +544.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2189.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +499.3%

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
67%
Turmeric
Fats
80%
Cayenne 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 Cayenne pepper Turmeric Opinion
Calories 318 312 Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01 9.68 Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27 3.25 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 0.7 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63 67.14 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 55 Turmeric
Calcium 148 168 Turmeric
Potassium 2014 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 152 208 Turmeric
Sugars 10.34 3.21 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 27.2 22.7 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373 1.3 Turmeric
Zinc 2.48 4.5 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 293 299 Turmeric
Sodium 30 27 Turmeric
Vitamin A 41610 0 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 4.43 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.058 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.15 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 1.35 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 2.45 0.107 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 13.4 Cayenne pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 1.838 Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 0.449 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 0.756 Cayenne pepper
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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