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Marjoram vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Marjoram and Turmeric?

  • Marjoram is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin C, and Magnesium, yet Turmeric is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin A.
  • Turmeric's daily need coverage for Manganese is 625% higher.
  • Marjoram has 73 times more Vitamin C than Turmeric. Marjoram has 51.4mg of Vitamin C, while Turmeric has 0.7mg.

We used Spices, marjoram, dried and Spices, turmeric, ground types in this comparison.

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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 +50.4%
Contains more Calcium +1084.5%
Contains more Magnesium +66.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.7%
Contains more Copper +14.7%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 299
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3102% 597% 135% 248% 378% 99% 132% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Contains more Iron +50.4%
Contains more Calcium +1084.5%
Contains more Magnesium +66.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.7%
Contains more Copper +14.7%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 299

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 +7242.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +398.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +205.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1012.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +4539.6%
Contains more Folate +1270%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 172% 485% 34% 0% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 0% 1555% 206%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 0% 89% 0% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 0% 34% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +7242.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +398.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +205.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1012.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +4539.6%
Contains more Folate +1270%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.1%

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
246
Marjoram
23
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
587
Marjoram
392
Turmeric

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
76%
Marjoram
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
61%
Marjoram
67%
Turmeric
Fats
32%
Marjoram
15%
Turmeric

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.
Marjoram Turmeric
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Marjoram Turmeric
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 is lower in Sugar?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.309g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Marjoram
Marjoram is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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 Marjoram Turmeric Opinion
Calories 271 312 Turmeric
Protein 12.66 9.68 Marjoram
Fats 7.04 3.25 Marjoram
Vitamin C 51.4 0.7 Marjoram
Carbs 60.56 67.14 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 82.71 55 Marjoram
Calcium 1990 168 Marjoram
Potassium 1522 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 346 208 Marjoram
Sugar 4.09 3.21 Turmeric
Fiber 40.3 22.7 Marjoram
Copper 1.133 1.3 Turmeric
Zinc 3.6 4.5 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 306 299 Marjoram
Sodium 77 27 Turmeric
Vitamin A 8068 0 Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.058 Marjoram
Vitamin B2 0.316 0.15 Marjoram
Vitamin B3 4.12 1.35 Marjoram
Vitamin B5 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 1.19 0.107 Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 13.4 Marjoram
Folate 274 20 Marjoram
Trans Fat 0 0.056 Marjoram
Saturated Fat 0.529 1.838 Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94 0.449 Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405 0.756 Marjoram
Tryptophan 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47 Turmeric
Leucine 0.81 Turmeric
Lysine 0.38 Turmeric
Methionine 0.14 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53 Turmeric
Valine 0.66 Turmeric
Histidine 0.15 Turmeric
Fructose 0.45 Turmeric

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. Marjoram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170928/nutrients
  2. Turmeric - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172231/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.