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Turmeric vs Star anise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sugars (difference - 3.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.252g)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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 minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Star anise
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turmeric Star anise
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
34
Star anise
Mineral Summary Score
210
Turmeric
180
Star anise

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 +48.8%
Contains more Magnesium +22.4%
Contains more Potassium +44.3%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +284.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.2%
Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Contains more Zinc +17.8%
Contains more Iron +48.8%
Contains more Magnesium +22.4%
Contains more Potassium +44.3%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +284.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.2%
Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Contains more Zinc +17.8%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +486.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +507.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +486.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +507.5%

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
106%
Star anise
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
50%
Star anise
Fats
15%
Turmeric
73%
Star anise

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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 Star anise Opinion
Protein 9.68 17.6 Star anise
Fats 3.25 15.9 Star anise
Carbs 67.14 50.02 Turmeric
Calories 312 337 Star anise
Starch
Sugars 3.21 Turmeric
Fiber 22.7 14.6 Turmeric
Calcium 168 646 Star anise
Iron 55 36.96 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 170 Turmeric
Phosphorus 299 440 Star anise
Potassium 2080 1441 Turmeric
Sodium 27 16 Star anise
Zinc 4.5 5.3 Star anise
Copper 1.3 0.91 Turmeric
Vitamin A 0 311 Star anise
Vitamin E 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin C 0.7 21 Star anise
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.34 Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.29 Star anise
Vitamin B3 1.35 3.06 Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.542 0.797 Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.107 0.65 Star anise
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 Star anise
Saturated Fat 1.838 0.586 Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 9.78 Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 3.15 Star anise
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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