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Allspice vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Allspice and Turmeric

  • Allspice has more Calcium, Vitamin C and Vitamin B3, however Turmeric has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Potassium, Phosphorus and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Turmeric is 733% higher.
  • Turmeric has 56 times less Vitamin C than Allspice. Allspice has 39.2mg of Vitamin C, while Turmeric has 0.7mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, allspice, ground and Spices, turmeric, ground.

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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 Calcium +293.5%
Contains more Iron +679%
Contains more Potassium +99.2%
Contains more Magnesium +54.1%
Contains more Copper +135.1%
Contains more Zinc +345.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.6%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 265% 199% 93% 97% 185% 28% 49% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Contains more Calcium +293.5%
Contains more Iron +679%
Contains more Potassium +99.2%
Contains more Magnesium +54.1%
Contains more Copper +135.1%
Contains more Zinc +345.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.6%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +5500%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.3%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +138.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 131% 33% 0% 0% 26% 15% 54% 0% 49% 0% 0% 27%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 0% 89% 0% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 0% 34% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +5500%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.3%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +138.1%

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
28
Allspice
23
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
115
Allspice
392
Turmeric

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
37%
Allspice
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
72%
Allspice
67%
Turmeric
Fats
40%
Allspice
15%
Turmeric

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.
Allspice Turmeric
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Allspice Turmeric
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.712g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Allspice
Allspice contains less Sugars (difference - 3.21g)
Which food is cheaper?
Allspice
Allspice is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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 Allspice Turmeric Opinion
Calories 263 312 Turmeric
Protein 6.09 9.68 Turmeric
Fats 8.69 3.25 Allspice
Vitamin C 39.2 0.7 Allspice
Carbs 72.12 67.14 Allspice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.06 55 Turmeric
Calcium 661 168 Allspice
Potassium 1044 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 135 208 Turmeric
Sugars 3.21 Allspice
Fiber 21.6 22.7 Turmeric
Copper 0.553 1.3 Turmeric
Zinc 1.01 4.5 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 113 299 Turmeric
Sodium 77 27 Turmeric
Vitamin A 540 0 Allspice
Vitamin E 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.101 0.058 Allspice
Vitamin B2 0.063 0.15 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 2.86 1.35 Allspice
Vitamin B5 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.21 0.107 Allspice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 Turmeric
Folate 36 20 Allspice
Trans Fat 0 0.056 Allspice
Saturated Fat 2.55 1.838 Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 0.66 0.449 Allspice
Polyunsaturated fat 2.36 0.756 Allspice
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
Fructose 0.45 Turmeric

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Allspice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171315/nutrients
  2. Turmeric - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172231/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.