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Turmeric vs Fenugreek - 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 contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek contains less Sugars (difference - 3.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.378g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
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 Fenugreek
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Fenugreek
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
18
Turmeric
22
Fenugreek
Mineral Summary Score
210
Turmeric
142
Fenugreek

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 +64%
Contains more Potassium +170.1%
Contains more Copper +17.1%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Equal in Calcium - 176
Equal in Magnesium - 191
Equal in Phosphorus - 296
Contains more Iron +64%
Contains more Potassium +170.1%
Contains more Copper +17.1%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Equal in Calcium - 176
Equal in Magnesium - 191
Equal in Phosphorus - 296

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 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +455.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +144%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +460.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +455.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +144%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +460.7%

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
138%
Fenugreek
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
58%
Fenugreek
Fats
15%
Turmeric
30%
Fenugreek

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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 Fenugreek Opinion
Calories 312 323 Fenugreek
Protein 9.68 23 Fenugreek
Fats 3.25 6.41 Fenugreek
Vitamin C 0.7 3 Fenugreek
Carbs 67.14 58.35 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 55 33.53 Turmeric
Calcium 168 176 Fenugreek
Potassium 2080 770 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 191 Turmeric
Sugars 3.21 Turmeric
Fiber 22.7 24.6 Fenugreek
Copper 1.3 1.11 Turmeric
Zinc 4.5 2.5 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 299 296 Turmeric
Sodium 27 67 Turmeric
Vitamin A 0 60 Fenugreek
Vitamin E 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.322 Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.366 Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 1.35 1.64 Fenugreek
Vitamin B5 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107 0.6 Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 Turmeric
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 0 Fenugreek
Saturated Fat 1.838 1.46 Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17 0.391 Fenugreek
Threonine 0.33 0.898 Fenugreek
Isoleucine 0.47 1.241 Fenugreek
Leucine 0.81 1.757 Fenugreek
Lysine 0.38 1.684 Fenugreek
Methionine 0.14 0.338 Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 0.53 1.089 Fenugreek
Valine 0.66 1.102 Fenugreek
Histidine 0.15 0.668 Fenugreek
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.