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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
Contains more Iron +75.5%
Contains more Calcium +198.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +24%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -22.4%
Contains more Zinc +88%
Equal in Copper - 1.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 158% 717% 183% 158% 104% 7% 129% 400%
Contains more Iron +75.5%
Contains more Calcium +198.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +24%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -22.4%
Contains more Zinc +88%
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 A +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fenugreek Curry powder Opinion
Net carbs 33.75g 2.63g Fenugreek
Protein 23g 14.29g Fenugreek
Fats 6.41g 14.01g Curry powder
Carbs 58.35g 55.83g Fenugreek
Calories 323kcal 325kcal Curry powder
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.79g Curry powder
Sugar g 2.76g Fenugreek
Fiber 24.6g 53.2g Curry powder
Calcium 176mg 525mg Curry powder
Iron 33.53mg 19.1mg Fenugreek
Magnesium 191mg 255mg Curry powder
Phosphorus 296mg 367mg Curry powder
Potassium 770mg 1170mg Curry powder
Sodium 67mg 52mg Curry powder
Zinc 2.5mg 4.7mg Curry powder
Copper 1.11mg 1.2mg Curry powder
Vitamin A 60IU 19IU Fenugreek
Vitamin E mg 25.24mg Curry powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 0.7mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B1 0.322mg 0.176mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.366mg 0.2mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 1.64mg 3.26mg Curry powder
Vitamin B5 mg 1.07mg Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 0.105mg Fenugreek
Folate 57µg 56µg Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 99.8µg Curry powder
Tryptophan 0.391mg 0.11mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898mg 0.35mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241mg 0.63mg Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757mg 0.89mg Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684mg 0.7mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338mg 0.19mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089mg 0.58mg Fenugreek
Valine 1.102mg 0.75mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668mg 0.29mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.46g 1.648g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat g 8.782g Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat g 3.056g Curry powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fenugreek Curry powder
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
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

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.

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.