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Mustard vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mustard and Turmeric different?

  • Mustard is higher in Selenium, however Turmeric is richer in Manganese, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Turmeric is 843% higher.
  • Mustard contains 41 times more Sodium than Turmeric. While Mustard contains 1104mg of Sodium, Turmeric contains only 27mg.

Mustard, prepared, yellow and Spices, turmeric, ground are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +166.7%
Contains more Iron +3316.1%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.9%
Contains more Potassium +1268.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +603.1%
Contains more Copper +1656.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 61% 35% 47% 14% 144% 18% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +3316.1%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.9%
Contains more Potassium +1268.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +603.1%
Contains more Copper +1656.8%

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 B1 +205.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1130.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.9%
Contains more Folate +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +857.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 1% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 6% 0% 4%
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 B1 +205.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1130.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.9%
Contains more Folate +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +857.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mustard Turmeric Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 44.44g Turmeric
Protein 3.74g 9.68g Turmeric
Fats 3.34g 3.25g Mustard
Carbs 5.83g 67.14g Turmeric
Calories 60kcal 312kcal Turmeric
Starch 0.64g g Mustard
Fructose 0.23g 0.45g Turmeric
Sugar 0.92g 3.21g Mustard
Fiber 4g 22.7g Turmeric
Calcium 63mg 168mg Turmeric
Iron 1.61mg 55mg Turmeric
Magnesium 48mg 208mg Turmeric
Phosphorus 108mg 299mg Turmeric
Potassium 152mg 2080mg Turmeric
Sodium 1104mg 27mg Turmeric
Zinc 0.64mg 4.5mg Turmeric
Copper 0.074mg 1.3mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 109IU 0IU Mustard
Vitamin E 0.36mg 4.43mg Turmeric
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0.7mg Turmeric
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.058mg Mustard
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.15mg Turmeric
Vitamin B3 0.565mg 1.35mg Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.254mg 0.542mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.107mg Turmeric
Folate 7µg 20µg Turmeric
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.4µg 13.4µg Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.17mg Turmeric
Threonine 0.167mg 0.33mg Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.146mg 0.47mg Turmeric
Leucine 0.292mg 0.81mg Turmeric
Lysine 0.264mg 0.38mg Turmeric
Methionine 0.076mg 0.14mg Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.161mg 0.53mg Turmeric
Valine 0.189mg 0.66mg Turmeric
Histidine 0.119mg 0.15mg Turmeric
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.009g 0.056g Mustard
Saturated Fat 0.214g 1.838g Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 2.182g 0.449g Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.774g 0.756g Mustard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mustard 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
10
Mustard
23
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mustard
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
22%
Mustard
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
6%
Mustard
67%
Turmeric
Fats
15%
Mustard
15%
Turmeric

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 1077mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.29g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.624g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/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.