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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, Vitamin A RAE, and Magnesium, yet Turmeric is richer in Manganese.
  • Turmeric's daily need coverage for Manganese is 625% higher.
  • Marjoram has 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Turmeric. Marjoram has 403µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Turmeric has 0µg.

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 Calcium +1084.5%
Contains more Iron +50.4%
Contains more Magnesium +66.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +14.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 299
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Contains more Calcium +1084.5%
Contains more Iron +50.4%
Contains more Magnesium +66.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +14.7%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +7242.9%
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 Folate +1270%
Contains more Vitamin K +4539.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 485% 34% 0% 172% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 206% 0% 1555%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 89% 0% 3% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 15% 0% 34%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +7242.9%
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 Folate +1270%
Contains more Vitamin K +4539.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marjoram Turmeric Opinion
Net carbs 20.26g 44.44g Turmeric
Protein 12.66g 9.68g Marjoram
Fats 7.04g 3.25g Marjoram
Carbs 60.56g 67.14g Turmeric
Calories 271kcal 312kcal Turmeric
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.45g Turmeric
Sugar 4.09g 3.21g Turmeric
Fiber 40.3g 22.7g Marjoram
Calcium 1990mg 168mg Marjoram
Iron 82.71mg 55mg Marjoram
Magnesium 346mg 208mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 306mg 299mg Marjoram
Potassium 1522mg 2080mg Turmeric
Sodium 77mg 27mg Turmeric
Zinc 3.6mg 4.5mg Turmeric
Copper 1.133mg 1.3mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 8068IU 0IU Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69mg 4.43mg Turmeric
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 51.4mg 0.7mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.058mg Marjoram
Vitamin B2 0.316mg 0.15mg Marjoram
Vitamin B3 4.12mg 1.35mg Marjoram
Vitamin B5 mg 0.542mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 1.19mg 0.107mg Marjoram
Folate 274µg 20µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg 13.4µg Marjoram
Tryptophan mg 0.17mg Turmeric
Threonine mg 0.33mg Turmeric
Isoleucine mg 0.47mg Turmeric
Leucine mg 0.81mg Turmeric
Lysine mg 0.38mg Turmeric
Methionine mg 0.14mg Turmeric
Phenylalanine mg 0.53mg Turmeric
Valine mg 0.66mg Turmeric
Histidine mg 0.15mg Turmeric
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.056g Marjoram
Saturated Fat 0.529g 1.838g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94g 0.449g Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405g 0.756g Marjoram

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Marjoram Turmeric
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
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

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.

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.