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Curry powder vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Curry powder and Cinnamon

  • Curry powder has more Vitamin E , Iron, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin K, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Zinc, however Cinnamon is higher in Manganese, and Calcium.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily Manganese needs 399% more than Curry powder.
  • Cinnamon contains 13 times less Selenium than Curry powder. Curry powder contains 40.3µg of Selenium, while Cinnamon contains 3.1µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, curry powder and Spices, cinnamon, 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 Iron +129.6%
Contains more Magnesium +325%
Contains more Phosphorus +473.4%
Contains more Potassium +171.5%
Contains more Zinc +156.8%
Contains more Copper +254%
Contains more Calcium +90.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 158% 717% 183% 158% 104% 7% 129% 400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Iron +129.6%
Contains more Magnesium +325%
Contains more Phosphorus +473.4%
Contains more Potassium +171.5%
Contains more Zinc +156.8%
Contains more Copper +254%
Contains more Calcium +90.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%

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 +987.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +387.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198.9%
Contains more Folate +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +219.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1452.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.5%
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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
Contains more Vitamin E +987.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +387.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198.9%
Contains more Folate +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +219.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1452.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Curry powder Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 2.63g 27.49g Cinnamon
Protein 14.29g 3.99g Curry powder
Fats 14.01g 1.24g Curry powder
Carbs 55.83g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 325kcal 247kcal Curry powder
Starch g g
Fructose 0.79g 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.76g 2.17g Cinnamon
Fiber 53.2g 53.1g Curry powder
Calcium 525mg 1002mg Cinnamon
Iron 19.1mg 8.32mg Curry powder
Magnesium 255mg 60mg Curry powder
Phosphorus 367mg 64mg Curry powder
Potassium 1170mg 431mg Curry powder
Sodium 52mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 4.7mg 1.83mg Curry powder
Copper 1.2mg 0.339mg Curry powder
Vitamin A 19IU 295IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 25.24mg 2.32mg Curry powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 3.8mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.176mg 0.022mg Curry powder
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.041mg Curry powder
Vitamin B3 3.26mg 1.332mg Curry powder
Vitamin B5 1.07mg 0.358mg Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.105mg 0.158mg Cinnamon
Folate 56µg 6µg Curry powder
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 99.8µg 31.2µg Curry powder
Tryptophan 0.11mg 0.049mg Curry powder
Threonine 0.35mg 0.136mg Curry powder
Isoleucine 0.63mg 0.146mg Curry powder
Leucine 0.89mg 0.253mg Curry powder
Lysine 0.7mg 0.243mg Curry powder
Methionine 0.19mg 0.078mg Curry powder
Phenylalanine 0.58mg 0.146mg Curry powder
Valine 0.75mg 0.224mg Curry powder
Histidine 0.29mg 0.117mg Curry powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.648g 0.345g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 8.782g 0.246g Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 3.056g 0.068g Curry powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Curry powder Cinnamon
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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
231
Curry powder
111
Cinnamon

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
56%
Curry powder
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
65%
Curry powder
6%
Cinnamon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Curry powder
Curry powder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Curry powder
Curry powder is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Curry powder
Curry powder is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Curry powder
Curry powder is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.303g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.