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Turmeric vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 141mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cumin
Cumin contains less Sugars (difference - 0.96g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.303g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (5)
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.
Turmeric Cumin
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turmeric Cumin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
18
Turmeric
42
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
210
Turmeric
276
Cumin

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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5
Cumin
Contains more Potassium +16.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.9%
Contains more Copper +49.9%
Contains more Calcium +454.2%
Contains more Iron +20.7%
Contains more Magnesium +76%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.9%
Equal in Zinc - 4.8
Contains more Potassium +16.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.9%
Contains more Copper +49.9%
Contains more Calcium +454.2%
Contains more Iron +20.7%
Contains more Magnesium +76%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.9%
Equal in Zinc - 4.8

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
:
6
Cumin
Contains more Vitamin E +33%
Contains more Vitamin K +148.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +982.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +239.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +306.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +33%
Contains more Vitamin K +148.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +982.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +239.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +306.5%

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
58%
Turmeric
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
44%
Cumin
Fats
15%
Turmeric
103%
Cumin

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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 Turmeric Cumin Opinion
Protein 9.68 17.81 Cumin
Fats 3.25 22.27 Cumin
Carbs 67.14 44.24 Turmeric
Calories 312 375 Cumin
Starch
Sugars 3.21 2.25 Turmeric
Fiber 22.7 10.5 Turmeric
Calcium 168 931 Cumin
Iron 55 66.36 Cumin
Magnesium 208 366 Cumin
Phosphorus 299 499 Cumin
Potassium 2080 1788 Turmeric
Sodium 27 168 Turmeric
Zinc 4.5 4.8 Cumin
Copper 1.3 0.867 Turmeric
Vitamin A 0 1270 Cumin
Vitamin E 4.43 3.33 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin C 0.7 7.7 Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.628 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.327 Cumin
Vitamin B3 1.35 4.579 Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107 0.435 Cumin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 5.4 Turmeric
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
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
Cholesterol 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.838 1.535 Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 14.04 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 3.279 Cumin
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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