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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
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Nutmeg
Contains more Iron +528.3%
Contains more Calcium +185.3%
Contains more Potassium +234.3%
Contains more Magnesium +39.3%
Contains more Copper +16.8%
Contains more Zinc +118.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.3%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 717% 158% 104% 183% 400% 129% 158% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 114% 56% 31% 131% 343% 59% 92% 3%
Contains more Iron +528.3%
Contains more Calcium +185.3%
Contains more Potassium +234.3%
Contains more Magnesium +39.3%
Contains more Copper +16.8%
Contains more Zinc +118.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.3%
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 C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +436.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.4%
Contains more Folate +35.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 2% 505% 0% 44% 47% 62% 65% 25% 0% 250% 43%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 0% 0% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 0% 0% 57%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +436.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.4%
Contains more Folate +35.7%

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 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

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Curry powder Nutmeg
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.