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Star anise vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.252g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sugars (difference - 3.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (5)
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 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.
Star anise Turmeric
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Star anise 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
34
Star anise
18
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
180
Star anise
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 +284.5%
Contains more Zinc +17.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.2%
Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Contains more Iron +48.8%
Contains more Potassium +44.3%
Contains more Magnesium +22.4%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +284.5%
Contains more Zinc +17.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.2%
Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Contains more Iron +48.8%
Contains more Potassium +44.3%
Contains more Magnesium +22.4%
Contains more Copper +42.9%

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 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +486.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +507.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +2900%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +486.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +507.5%

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
106%
Star anise
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
67%
Turmeric
Fats
73%
Star anise
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 Star anise Turmeric Opinion
Calories 337 312 Star anise
Protein 17.6 9.68 Star anise
Fats 15.9 3.25 Star anise
Vitamin C 21 0.7 Star anise
Carbs 50.02 67.14 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.96 55 Turmeric
Calcium 646 168 Star anise
Potassium 1441 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 170 208 Turmeric
Sugars 3.21 Turmeric
Fiber 14.6 22.7 Turmeric
Copper 0.91 1.3 Turmeric
Zinc 5.3 4.5 Star anise
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Phosphorus 440 299 Star anise
Sodium 16 27 Star anise
Vitamin A 311 0 Star anise
Vitamin E 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.34 0.058 Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.15 Star anise
Vitamin B3 3.06 1.35 Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.797 0.542 Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.65 0.107 Star anise
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 Turmeric
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.586 1.838 Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78 0.449 Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15 0.756 Star anise
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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