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Curry powder vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Curry powder and Black pepper

  • Curry powder has more Vitamin E , Iron, Fiber, Selenium, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Magnesium, however Black pepper is higher in Manganese, Vitamin K, and Copper.
  • Black pepper covers your daily Manganese needs 194% more than Curry powder.
  • Black pepper contains 24 times less Vitamin E than Curry powder. Curry powder contains 25.24mg of Vitamin E , while Black pepper contains 1.04mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, curry powder and Spices, pepper, black.

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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 +18.5%
Contains more Iron +96.7%
Contains more Magnesium +49.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +132.3%
Contains more Zinc +295%
Contains more Potassium +13.6%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Copper +10.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 158% 717% 183% 158% 104% 7% 129% 400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Contains more Calcium +18.5%
Contains more Iron +96.7%
Contains more Magnesium +49.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +132.3%
Contains more Zinc +295%
Contains more Potassium +13.6%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Copper +10.8%

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 E +2326.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.2%
Contains more Folate +229.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2778.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +64%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.18
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 505% 0% 3% 44% 47% 62% 65% 25% 43% 0% 250%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
Contains more Vitamin E +2326.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.2%
Contains more Folate +229.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2778.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +64%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.18

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.
Curry powder Black pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Curry powder Black pepper Opinion
Net carbs 2.63g 38.65g Black pepper
Protein 14.29g 10.39g Curry powder
Fats 14.01g 3.26g Curry powder
Carbs 55.83g 63.95g Black pepper
Calories 325kcal 251kcal Curry powder
Starch g g
Fructose 0.79g 0.23g Curry powder
Sugar 2.76g 0.64g Black pepper
Fiber 53.2g 25.3g Curry powder
Calcium 525mg 443mg Curry powder
Iron 19.1mg 9.71mg Curry powder
Magnesium 255mg 171mg Curry powder
Phosphorus 367mg 158mg Curry powder
Potassium 1170mg 1329mg Black pepper
Sodium 52mg 20mg Black pepper
Zinc 4.7mg 1.19mg Curry powder
Copper 1.2mg 1.33mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 19IU 547IU Black pepper
Vitamin E 25.24mg 1.04mg Curry powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Curry powder
Vitamin B1 0.176mg 0.108mg Curry powder
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.18mg Curry powder
Vitamin B3 3.26mg 1.143mg Curry powder
Vitamin B5 1.07mg 1.399mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.105mg 0.291mg Black pepper
Folate 56µg 17µg Curry powder
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 99.8µg 163.7µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.11mg 0.058mg Curry powder
Threonine 0.35mg 0.244mg Curry powder
Isoleucine 0.63mg 0.366mg Curry powder
Leucine 0.89mg 1.014mg Black pepper
Lysine 0.7mg 0.244mg Curry powder
Methionine 0.19mg 0.096mg Curry powder
Phenylalanine 0.58mg 0.446mg Curry powder
Valine 0.75mg 0.547mg Curry powder
Histidine 0.29mg 0.159mg Curry powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.648g 1.392g Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 8.782g 0.739g Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 3.056g 0.998g Curry powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Curry powder Black pepper
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
87
Curry powder
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
231
Curry powder
160
Black pepper

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
86%
Curry powder
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
56%
Curry powder
64%
Black pepper
Fats
65%
Curry powder
15%
Black pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Curry powder
Curry powder is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Curry powder
Curry powder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.256g)
Which food is cheaper?
Black pepper
Black pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Curry powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170924/nutrients
  2. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.