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Curry powder vs Nutmeg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Curry powder and Nutmeg

  • Curry powder has more Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Selenium, Calcium, Potassium, and Zinc, however Nutmeg is richer in Vitamin E , and Vitamin K.
  • Curry powder covers your daily Manganese needs 235% more than Nutmeg.
  • Nutmeg has 25 times less Selenium than Curry powder. Curry powder has 40.3µg of Selenium, while Nutmeg has 1.6µg.
  • Curry powder contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, curry powder and Spices, nutmeg, 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 +185.3%
Contains more Iron +528.3%
Contains more Magnesium +39.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.3%
Contains more Potassium +234.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.6%
Contains more Copper +16.8%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 158% 717% 183% 158% 104% 7% 129% 400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343%
Contains more Calcium +185.3%
Contains more Iron +528.3%
Contains more Magnesium +39.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.3%
Contains more Potassium +234.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.6%
Contains more Copper +16.8%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%

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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Nutmeg
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +436.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.4%
Contains more Folate +35.7%
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 7% 0% 0% 10% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 57% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +436.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.4%
Contains more Folate +35.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Curry powder Nutmeg Opinion
Net carbs 2.63g 28.49g Nutmeg
Protein 14.29g 5.84g Curry powder
Fats 14.01g 36.31g Nutmeg
Carbs 55.83g 49.29g Curry powder
Calories 325kcal 525kcal Nutmeg
Starch g g
Fructose 0.79g g Curry powder
Sugar 2.76g 2.99g Curry powder
Fiber 53.2g 20.8g Curry powder
Calcium 525mg 184mg Curry powder
Iron 19.1mg 3.04mg Curry powder
Magnesium 255mg 183mg Curry powder
Phosphorus 367mg 213mg Curry powder
Potassium 1170mg 350mg Curry powder
Sodium 52mg 16mg Nutmeg
Zinc 4.7mg 2.15mg Curry powder
Copper 1.2mg 1.027mg Curry powder
Vitamin A 19IU 102IU Nutmeg
Vitamin E 25.24mg 0mg Curry powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 3mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B1 0.176mg 0.346mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.057mg Curry powder
Vitamin B3 3.26mg 1.299mg Curry powder
Vitamin B5 1.07mg mg Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.105mg 0.16mg Nutmeg
Folate 56µg 76µg Nutmeg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 99.8µg 0µg Curry powder
Tryptophan 0.11mg mg Curry powder
Threonine 0.35mg mg Curry powder
Isoleucine 0.63mg mg Curry powder
Leucine 0.89mg mg Curry powder
Lysine 0.7mg mg Curry powder
Methionine 0.19mg mg Curry powder
Phenylalanine 0.58mg mg Curry powder
Valine 0.75mg mg Curry powder
Histidine 0.29mg mg Curry powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 1.648g 25.94g Curry powder
Monounsaturated Fat 8.782g 3.22g Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 3.056g 0.35g Curry powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Curry powder Nutmeg
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
20
Nutmeg
Mineral Summary Score
231
Curry powder
103
Nutmeg

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
35%
Nutmeg
Carbohydrates
56%
Curry powder
49%
Nutmeg
Fats
65%
Curry powder
168%
Nutmeg

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Curry powder
Curry powder is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Curry powder
Curry powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 24.292g)
Which food is cheaper?
Curry powder
Curry powder is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
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. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/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.