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Curry powder vs Table salt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Curry powder and Table salt

  • Table salt has less Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin E , Copper, Vitamin K, Selenium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1683% more.
  • Curry powder has 10000000 times more Fiber than Table salt. Curry powder has 53.2g of Fiber, while Table salt has 0g.
  • Curry powder is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, curry powder and Salt, table.

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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 +2087.5%
Contains more Iron +5687.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25400%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +14525%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +4600%
Contains more Copper +3900%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 158% 717% 183% 158% 104% 7% 129% 400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Contains more Calcium +2087.5%
Contains more Iron +5687.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25400%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +14525%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +4600%
Contains more Copper +3900%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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 Table salt
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Curry powder Table salt Opinion
Net carbs 2.63g 0g Curry powder
Protein 14.29g 0g Curry powder
Fats 14.01g 0g Curry powder
Carbs 55.83g 0g Curry powder
Calories 325kcal 0kcal Curry powder
Starch g g
Fructose 0.79g g Curry powder
Sugar 2.76g 0g Table salt
Fiber 53.2g 0g Curry powder
Calcium 525mg 24mg Curry powder
Iron 19.1mg 0.33mg Curry powder
Magnesium 255mg 1mg Curry powder
Phosphorus 367mg 0mg Curry powder
Potassium 1170mg 8mg Curry powder
Sodium 52mg 38758mg Curry powder
Zinc 4.7mg 0.1mg Curry powder
Copper 1.2mg 0.03mg Curry powder
Vitamin A 19IU 0IU Curry powder
Vitamin E 25.24mg 0mg Curry powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Curry powder
Vitamin B1 0.176mg 0mg Curry powder
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0mg Curry powder
Vitamin B3 3.26mg 0mg Curry powder
Vitamin B5 1.07mg 0mg Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.105mg 0mg Curry powder
Folate 56µg 0µg Curry powder
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 99.8µg 0µg Curry powder
Tryptophan 0.11mg 0mg Curry powder
Threonine 0.35mg 0mg Curry powder
Isoleucine 0.63mg 0mg Curry powder
Leucine 0.89mg 0mg Curry powder
Lysine 0.7mg 0mg Curry powder
Methionine 0.19mg 0mg Curry powder
Phenylalanine 0.58mg 0mg Curry powder
Valine 0.75mg 0mg Curry powder
Histidine 0.29mg 0mg Curry powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.648g 0g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 8.782g 0g Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 3.056g 0g Curry powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Curry powder Table salt
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
0
Table salt
Mineral Summary Score
231
Curry powder
636
Table salt

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
0%
Table salt
Carbohydrates
56%
Curry powder
0%
Table salt
Fats
65%
Curry powder
0%
Table salt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.648g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Curry powder
Curry powder contains less Sodium (difference - 38706mg)
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 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. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.