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Caraway spice vs. Turmeric — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Caraway spice and Turmeric different?

  • Caraway spice is richer in Fiber, Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, while Turmeric is higher in Manganese, Iron, Copper, and Potassium.
  • Turmeric covers your daily need of Manganese 804% more than Caraway spice.
  • Caraway spice contains 30 times more Vitamin C than Turmeric. Caraway spice contains 21mg of Vitamin C, while Turmeric contains 0.7mg.

Spices, caraway seed and Spices, turmeric, ground types were used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +310.1%
Contains more Magnesium +24%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -37%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Selenium +95.2%
Contains more Iron +238.9%
Contains more Potassium +54%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Manganese +1423.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 207% 609% 185% 244% 120% 3% 150% 304% 170% 66%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434% 2583% 34%
Contains more Calcium +310.1%
Contains more Magnesium +24%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -37%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Selenium +95.2%
Contains more Iron +238.9%
Contains more Potassium +54%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Manganese +1423.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +560.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +77.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +99.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 22% 50% 0% 70% 96% 88% 68% 0% 84% 8% 0% 14% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 89% 0% 3% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 15% 0% 27% 34%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +560.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +77.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +99.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +104.2%
Contains more Fats +348.9%
Contains more Carbs +34.5%
Contains more Water +30.2%
Contains more Other +20.6%
20% 15% 50% 10% 6%
Protein: 19.77 g
Fats: 14.59 g
Carbs: 49.9 g
Water: 9.87 g
Other: 5.87 g
10% 3% 67% 13% 7%
Protein: 9.68 g
Fats: 3.25 g
Carbs: 67.14 g
Water: 12.85 g
Other: 7.08 g
Contains more Protein +104.2%
Contains more Fats +348.9%
Contains more Carbs +34.5%
Contains more Water +30.2%
Contains more Other +20.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -66.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1486.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +332.8%
6% 65% 30%
Saturated Fat: 0.62 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.125 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.272 g
60% 15% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.838 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.449 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.756 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -66.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1486.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +332.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Caraway spice Turmeric
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caraway spice Turmeric Opinion
Net carbs 11.9g 44.44g Turmeric
Protein 19.77g 9.68g Caraway spice
Fats 14.59g 3.25g Caraway spice
Carbs 49.9g 67.14g Turmeric
Calories 333kcal 312kcal Caraway spice
Fructose 0.45g Turmeric
Sugar 0.64g 3.21g Caraway spice
Fiber 38g 22.7g Caraway spice
Calcium 689mg 168mg Caraway spice
Iron 16.23mg 55mg Turmeric
Magnesium 258mg 208mg Caraway spice
Phosphorus 568mg 299mg Caraway spice
Potassium 1351mg 2080mg Turmeric
Sodium 17mg 27mg Caraway spice
Zinc 5.5mg 4.5mg Caraway spice
Copper 0.91mg 1.3mg Turmeric
Manganese 1.3mg 19.8mg Turmeric
Selenium 12.1µg 6.2µg Caraway spice
Vitamin A 363IU 0IU Caraway spice
Vitamin A RAE 18µg 0µg Caraway spice
Vitamin E 2.5mg 4.43mg Turmeric
Vitamin C 21mg 0.7mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B1 0.383mg 0.058mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B2 0.379mg 0.15mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B3 3.606mg 1.35mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B5 0.542mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.36mg 0.107mg Caraway spice
Folate 10µg 20µg Turmeric
Choline 24.7mg 49.2mg Turmeric
Vitamin K 0µg 13.4µg Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.244mg 0.17mg Caraway spice
Threonine 0.756mg 0.33mg Caraway spice
Isoleucine 0.826mg 0.47mg Caraway spice
Leucine 1.218mg 0.81mg Caraway spice
Lysine 1.031mg 0.38mg Caraway spice
Methionine 0.361mg 0.14mg Caraway spice
Phenylalanine 0.867mg 0.53mg Caraway spice
Valine 1.037mg 0.66mg Caraway spice
Histidine 0.55mg 0.15mg Caraway spice
Trans Fat 0.056g Caraway spice
Saturated Fat 0.62g 1.838g Caraway spice
Monounsaturated Fat 7.125g 0.449g Caraway spice
Polyunsaturated fat 3.272g 0.756g Caraway spice
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.081g Turmeric
Omega-3 - ALA 0.003g Turmeric

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caraway spice Turmeric
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Caraway spice
23%
Turmeric
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
205%
Caraway spice
575%
Turmeric

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.218g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice 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 minerals?
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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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Caraway spice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170918/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.