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Turmeric vs Saffron - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 121mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 3.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.252g)
Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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 Saffron
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Saffron
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
57
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
210
Turmeric
91
Saffron

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 Calcium +51.4%
Contains more Iron +395.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.7%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Zinc +312.8%
Contains more Copper +296.3%
Contains more Magnesium +26.9%
Contains more Calcium +51.4%
Contains more Iron +395.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.7%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Zinc +312.8%
Contains more Copper +296.3%
Contains more Magnesium +26.9%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +11442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +843.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.46
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +11442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +843.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.46

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
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
65%
Saffron
Fats
15%
Turmeric
27%
Saffron

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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 Saffron Opinion
Protein 9.68 11.43 Saffron
Fats 3.25 5.85 Saffron
Carbs 67.14 65.37 Turmeric
Calories 312 310 Turmeric
Starch
Sugars 3.21 Turmeric
Fiber 22.7 3.9 Turmeric
Calcium 168 111 Turmeric
Iron 55 11.1 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 264 Saffron
Phosphorus 299 252 Turmeric
Potassium 2080 1724 Turmeric
Sodium 27 148 Turmeric
Zinc 4.5 1.09 Turmeric
Copper 1.3 0.328 Turmeric
Vitamin A 0 530 Saffron
Vitamin E 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin C 0.7 80.8 Saffron
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.115 Saffron
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.267 Saffron
Vitamin B3 1.35 1.46 Saffron
Vitamin B5 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107 1.01 Saffron
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 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 0 Saffron
Saturated Fat 1.838 1.586 Saffron
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 0.429 Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 2.067 Saffron
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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