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Turmeric vs Nutmeg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 24.102g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sugars (difference - 0.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Nutmeg
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turmeric Nutmeg
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
18
Turmeric
12
Nutmeg
Mineral Summary Score
210
Turmeric
67
Nutmeg

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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Nutmeg
Contains more Iron +1709.2%
Contains more Magnesium +13.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.4%
Contains more Potassium +494.3%
Contains more Zinc +109.3%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Equal in Calcium - 184
Contains more Iron +1709.2%
Contains more Magnesium +13.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.4%
Contains more Potassium +494.3%
Contains more Zinc +109.3%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Equal in Calcium - 184

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
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Nutmeg
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +496.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.299
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +496.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.299

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
35%
Nutmeg
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
49%
Nutmeg
Fats
15%
Turmeric
168%
Nutmeg

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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 Nutmeg Opinion
Protein 9.68 5.84 Turmeric
Fats 3.25 36.31 Nutmeg
Carbs 67.14 49.29 Turmeric
Calories 312 525 Nutmeg
Starch
Sugars 3.21 2.99 Turmeric
Fiber 22.7 20.8 Turmeric
Calcium 168 184 Nutmeg
Iron 55 3.04 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 183 Turmeric
Phosphorus 299 213 Turmeric
Potassium 2080 350 Turmeric
Sodium 27 16 Nutmeg
Zinc 4.5 2.15 Turmeric
Copper 1.3 1.027 Turmeric
Vitamin A 0 102 Nutmeg
Vitamin E 4.43 0 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin C 0.7 3 Nutmeg
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.346 Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.057 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.35 1.299 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107 0.16 Nutmeg
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 0 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 Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 1.838 25.94 Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 3.22 Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 0.35 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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