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Fenugreek vs Curry powder - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Fenugreek and Curry powder

  • Fenugreek is richer in Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1, yet Curry powder is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Selenium, Calcium, Zinc, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Curry powder is 307% higher.
  • Fenugreek contains 6 times more Vitamin B6 than Curry powder. Fenugreek contains 0.6mg of Vitamin B6, while Curry powder contains 0.105mg.

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

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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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Contains more Iron +75.5%
Contains more Calcium +198.3%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +88%
Contains more Phosphorus +24%
Contains less Sodium -22.4%
Equal in Copper - 1.2
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1258% 53% 68% 137% 370% 69% 127% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 717% 158% 104% 183% 400% 129% 158% 7%
Contains more Iron +75.5%
Contains more Calcium +198.3%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +88%
Contains more Phosphorus +24%
Contains less Sodium -22.4%
Equal in Copper - 1.2

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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Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +471.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.8%
Equal in Folate - 56
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 4% 0% 0% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 0% 0% 43%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +471.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.8%
Equal in Folate - 56

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
33
Fenugreek
87
Curry powder
Mineral Summary Score
261
Fenugreek
231
Curry powder

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
138%
Fenugreek
86%
Curry powder
Carbohydrates
58%
Fenugreek
56%
Curry powder
Fats
30%
Fenugreek
65%
Curry powder

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.
Fenugreek Curry powder
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

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Fenugreek Curry powder
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fenugreek Curry powder Opinion
Calories 323 325 Curry powder
Protein 23 14.29 Fenugreek
Fats 6.41 14.01 Curry powder
Vitamin C 3 0.7 Fenugreek
Carbs 58.35 55.83 Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 33.53 19.1 Fenugreek
Calcium 176 525 Curry powder
Potassium 770 1170 Curry powder
Magnesium 191 255 Curry powder
Sugar 2.76 Fenugreek
Fiber 24.6 53.2 Curry powder
Copper 1.11 1.2 Curry powder
Zinc 2.5 4.7 Curry powder
Starch
Phosphorus 296 367 Curry powder
Sodium 67 52 Curry powder
Vitamin A 60 19 Fenugreek
Vitamin E 25.24 Curry powder
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.322 0.176 Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.366 0.2 Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 1.64 3.26 Curry powder
Vitamin B5 1.07 Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.6 0.105 Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 99.8 Curry powder
Folate 57 56 Fenugreek
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.46 1.648 Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 8.782 Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 3.056 Curry powder
Tryptophan 0.391 0.11 Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898 0.35 Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241 0.63 Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757 0.89 Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684 0.7 Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338 0.19 Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089 0.58 Fenugreek
Valine 1.102 0.75 Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668 0.29 Fenugreek
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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/nutrients
  2. Curry powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170924/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.