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Turmeric vs Cinnamon - 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 is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.493g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sugars (difference - 1.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (5)
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.
Turmeric Cinnamon
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turmeric Cinnamon
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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
210
Turmeric
79
Cinnamon

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 Iron +561.1%
Contains more Potassium +382.6%
Contains more Magnesium +246.7%
Contains more Copper +283.5%
Contains more Zinc +145.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +367.2%
Contains more Calcium +496.4%
Contains less Sodium -63%
Contains more Iron +561.1%
Contains more Potassium +382.6%
Contains more Magnesium +246.7%
Contains more Copper +283.5%
Contains more Zinc +145.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +367.2%
Contains more Calcium +496.4%
Contains less Sodium -63%

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 E +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +132.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.332
Contains more Vitamin E +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +132.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.332

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
15%
Turmeric
6%
Cinnamon

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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 Cinnamon Opinion
Calories 312 247 Turmeric
Protein 9.68 3.99 Turmeric
Fats 3.25 1.24 Turmeric
Vitamin C 0.7 3.8 Cinnamon
Carbs 67.14 80.59 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 55 8.32 Turmeric
Calcium 168 1002 Cinnamon
Potassium 2080 431 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 60 Turmeric
Sugars 3.21 2.17 Turmeric
Fiber 22.7 53.1 Cinnamon
Copper 1.3 0.339 Turmeric
Zinc 4.5 1.83 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 299 64 Turmeric
Sodium 27 10 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 0 295 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 4.43 2.32 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.022 Turmeric
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.041 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.35 1.332 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542 0.358 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107 0.158 Cinnamon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 31.2 Cinnamon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 0 Cinnamon
Saturated Fat 1.838 0.345 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 0.246 Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 0.068 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17 0.049 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 0.136 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47 0.146 Turmeric
Leucine 0.81 0.253 Turmeric
Lysine 0.38 0.243 Turmeric
Methionine 0.14 0.078 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53 0.146 Turmeric
Valine 0.66 0.224 Turmeric
Histidine 0.15 0.117 Turmeric
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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