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

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

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to 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 Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Allspice Turmeric Opinion
Net carbs 50.52g 44.44g Allspice
Protein 6.09g 9.68g Turmeric
Fats 8.69g 3.25g Allspice
Carbs 72.12g 67.14g Allspice
Calories 263kcal 312kcal Turmeric
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.45g Turmeric
Sugar g 3.21g Allspice
Fiber 21.6g 22.7g Turmeric
Calcium 661mg 168mg Allspice
Iron 7.06mg 55mg Turmeric
Magnesium 135mg 208mg Turmeric
Phosphorus 113mg 299mg Turmeric
Potassium 1044mg 2080mg Turmeric
Sodium 77mg 27mg Turmeric
Zinc 1.01mg 4.5mg Turmeric
Copper 0.553mg 1.3mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 540IU 0IU Allspice
Vitamin E mg 4.43mg Turmeric
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39.2mg 0.7mg Allspice
Vitamin B1 0.101mg 0.058mg Allspice
Vitamin B2 0.063mg 0.15mg Turmeric
Vitamin B3 2.86mg 1.35mg Allspice
Vitamin B5 mg 0.542mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.21mg 0.107mg Allspice
Folate 36µg 20µg Allspice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 13.4µg Turmeric
Tryptophan mg 0.17mg Turmeric
Threonine mg 0.33mg Turmeric
Isoleucine mg 0.47mg Turmeric
Leucine mg 0.81mg Turmeric
Lysine mg 0.38mg Turmeric
Methionine mg 0.14mg Turmeric
Phenylalanine mg 0.53mg Turmeric
Valine mg 0.66mg Turmeric
Histidine mg 0.15mg Turmeric
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.056g Allspice
Saturated Fat 2.55g 1.838g Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 0.66g 0.449g Allspice
Polyunsaturated fat 2.36g 0.756g Allspice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Allspice Turmeric
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills 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 food.
Protein
37%
Allspice
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
72%
Allspice
67%
Turmeric
Fats
40%
Allspice
15%
Turmeric

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 is lower in Sugar?
Allspice
Allspice is lower in Sugar (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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to 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.