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Coriander seeds vs. Turmeric — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Coriander seeds and Turmeric?

  • Coriander seeds are richer in Fiber, Calcium, Selenium, Magnesium, Vitamin C, and Phosphorus, yet Turmeric is richer in Manganese, Iron, Copper, and Potassium.
  • Turmeric's daily need coverage for Manganese is 778% higher.
  • Coriander seeds have 30 times more Vitamin C than Turmeric. Coriander seeds have 21mg of Vitamin C, while Turmeric has 0.7mg.

We used Spices, coriander seed and Spices, turmeric, ground types in this comparison.

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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 +322%
Contains more Magnesium +58.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains more Selenium +322.6%
Contains more Iron +237%
Contains more Potassium +64.2%
Contains less Sodium -22.9%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Manganese +942.1%
Equal in Zinc - 4.5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 213% 612% 236% 176% 112% 5% 129% 325% 248% 143%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434% 2583% 34%
Contains more Calcium +322%
Contains more Magnesium +58.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains more Selenium +322.6%
Contains more Iron +237%
Contains more Potassium +64.2%
Contains less Sodium -22.9%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Manganese +942.1%
Equal in Zinc - 4.5

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 C +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +312.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 0% 0% 70% 60% 67% 40% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 C +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +312.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +27.8%
Contains more Fats +446.8%
Contains more Carbs +22.1%
Contains more Water +45%
Contains more Other +17.8%
12% 18% 55% 9% 6%
Protein: 12.37 g
Fats: 17.77 g
Carbs: 54.99 g
Water: 8.86 g
Other: 6.01 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 +27.8%
Contains more Fats +446.8%
Contains more Carbs +22.1%
Contains more Water +45%
Contains more Other +17.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2924.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +131.5%
6% 83% 11%
Saturated Fat: 0.99 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.58 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.75 g
60% 15% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.838 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.449 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.756 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2924.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +131.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Coriander seeds Turmeric
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Coriander seeds Turmeric Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 44.44g Turmeric
Protein 12.37g 9.68g Coriander seeds
Fats 17.77g 3.25g Coriander seeds
Carbs 54.99g 67.14g Turmeric
Calories 298kcal 312kcal Turmeric
Fructose 0.45g Turmeric
Sugar 3.21g Coriander seeds
Fiber 41.9g 22.7g Coriander seeds
Calcium 709mg 168mg Coriander seeds
Iron 16.32mg 55mg Turmeric
Magnesium 330mg 208mg Coriander seeds
Phosphorus 409mg 299mg Coriander seeds
Potassium 1267mg 2080mg Turmeric
Sodium 35mg 27mg Turmeric
Zinc 4.7mg 4.5mg Coriander seeds
Copper 0.975mg 1.3mg Turmeric
Manganese 1.9mg 19.8mg Turmeric
Selenium 26.2µg 6.2µg Coriander seeds
Vitamin E 4.43mg Turmeric
Vitamin C 21mg 0.7mg Coriander seeds
Vitamin B1 0.239mg 0.058mg Coriander seeds
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.15mg Coriander seeds
Vitamin B3 2.13mg 1.35mg Coriander seeds
Vitamin B5 0.542mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107mg Turmeric
Folate 0µg 20µg Turmeric
Choline 49.2mg Turmeric
Vitamin K 13.4µg Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17mg Turmeric
Threonine 0.33mg Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47mg Turmeric
Leucine 0.81mg Turmeric
Lysine 0.38mg Turmeric
Methionine 0.14mg Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53mg Turmeric
Valine 0.66mg Turmeric
Histidine 0.15mg Turmeric
Trans Fat 0.056g Coriander seeds
Saturated Fat 0.99g 1.838g Coriander seeds
Monounsaturated Fat 13.58g 0.449g Coriander seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 1.75g 0.756g Coriander seeds
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
Coriander seeds 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
18%
Coriander seeds
23%
Turmeric
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
220%
Coriander seeds
575%
Turmeric

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Coriander seeds
Coriander seeds is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Coriander seeds
Coriander seeds is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.848g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Coriander seeds
Coriander seeds is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Coriander seeds
Coriander seeds 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. Coriander seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170922/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.