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Curry powder vs Fenugreek - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Curry powder and Fenugreek

  • Curry powder is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Selenium, Calcium, Zinc, and Magnesium, yet Fenugreek is richer in Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Curry powder is 307% higher.
  • Curry powder contains 6 times more Selenium than Fenugreek. Curry powder contains 40.3µg of Selenium, while Fenugreek contains 6.3µg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, curry powder and Spices, fenugreek seed.

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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 +198.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +24%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -22.4%
Contains more Zinc +88%
Contains more Iron +75.5%
Equal in Copper - 1.11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 158% 717% 183% 158% 104% 7% 129% 400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Contains more Calcium +198.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +24%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -22.4%
Contains more Zinc +88%
Contains more Iron +75.5%
Equal in Copper - 1.11

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 B3 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +471.4%
Equal in Folate - 57
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 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +471.4%
Equal in Folate - 57

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 Fenugreek
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Curry powder Fenugreek Opinion
Net carbs 2.63g 33.75g Fenugreek
Protein 14.29g 23g Fenugreek
Fats 14.01g 6.41g Curry powder
Carbs 55.83g 58.35g Fenugreek
Calories 325kcal 323kcal Curry powder
Starch g g
Fructose 0.79g g Curry powder
Sugar 2.76g g Fenugreek
Fiber 53.2g 24.6g Curry powder
Calcium 525mg 176mg Curry powder
Iron 19.1mg 33.53mg Fenugreek
Magnesium 255mg 191mg Curry powder
Phosphorus 367mg 296mg Curry powder
Potassium 1170mg 770mg Curry powder
Sodium 52mg 67mg Curry powder
Zinc 4.7mg 2.5mg Curry powder
Copper 1.2mg 1.11mg Curry powder
Vitamin A 19IU 60IU Fenugreek
Vitamin E 25.24mg mg Curry powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 3mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B1 0.176mg 0.322mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.366mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 3.26mg 1.64mg Curry powder
Vitamin B5 1.07mg mg Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.105mg 0.6mg Fenugreek
Folate 56µg 57µg Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 99.8µg µg Curry powder
Tryptophan 0.11mg 0.391mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.35mg 0.898mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 0.63mg 1.241mg Fenugreek
Leucine 0.89mg 1.757mg Fenugreek
Lysine 0.7mg 1.684mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.19mg 0.338mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 0.58mg 1.089mg Fenugreek
Valine 0.75mg 1.102mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.29mg 0.668mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.648g 1.46g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 8.782g g Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 3.056g g Curry powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Curry powder Fenugreek
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
33
Fenugreek
Mineral Summary Score
231
Curry powder
261
Fenugreek

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
138%
Fenugreek
Carbohydrates
56%
Curry powder
58%
Fenugreek
Fats
65%
Curry powder
30%
Fenugreek

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.188g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Curry powder
Curry powder contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Curry powder
Curry powder is relatively richer in minerals
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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/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.