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Nutmeg vs Curry powder - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Nutmeg and Curry powder

  • The amount of Manganese, Iron, Vitamin E , Fiber, Vitamin K, Selenium, Calcium, Potassium, and Zinc in Curry powder is higher than in Nutmeg.
  • Curry powder covers your daily Manganese needs 235% more than Nutmeg.
  • Curry powder has 16 times less Saturated Fat than Nutmeg. Nutmeg has 25.94g of Saturated Fat, while Curry powder has 1.648g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, nutmeg, ground 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 less Sodium -69.2%
Contains more Calcium +185.3%
Contains more Iron +528.3%
Contains more Magnesium +39.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.3%
Contains more Potassium +234.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.6%
Contains more Copper +16.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 158% 717% 183% 158% 104% 7% 129% 400%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Contains more Calcium +185.3%
Contains more Iron +528.3%
Contains more Magnesium +39.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.3%
Contains more Potassium +234.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.6%
Contains more Copper +16.8%

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
Nutmeg
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +436.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.4%
Contains more Folate +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 10% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 57% 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 +436.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.4%
Contains more Folate +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Nutmeg Curry powder
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nutmeg Curry powder Opinion
Net carbs 28.49g 2.63g Nutmeg
Protein 5.84g 14.29g Curry powder
Fats 36.31g 14.01g Nutmeg
Carbs 49.29g 55.83g Curry powder
Calories 525kcal 325kcal Nutmeg
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.79g Curry powder
Sugar 2.99g 2.76g Curry powder
Fiber 20.8g 53.2g Curry powder
Calcium 184mg 525mg Curry powder
Iron 3.04mg 19.1mg Curry powder
Magnesium 183mg 255mg Curry powder
Phosphorus 213mg 367mg Curry powder
Potassium 350mg 1170mg Curry powder
Sodium 16mg 52mg Nutmeg
Zinc 2.15mg 4.7mg Curry powder
Copper 1.027mg 1.2mg Curry powder
Vitamin A 102IU 19IU Nutmeg
Vitamin E 0mg 25.24mg Curry powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 0.7mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B1 0.346mg 0.176mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.2mg Curry powder
Vitamin B3 1.299mg 3.26mg Curry powder
Vitamin B5 mg 1.07mg Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.105mg Nutmeg
Folate 76µg 56µg Nutmeg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 99.8µg Curry powder
Tryptophan mg 0.11mg Curry powder
Threonine mg 0.35mg Curry powder
Isoleucine mg 0.63mg Curry powder
Leucine mg 0.89mg Curry powder
Lysine mg 0.7mg Curry powder
Methionine mg 0.19mg Curry powder
Phenylalanine mg 0.58mg Curry powder
Valine mg 0.75mg Curry powder
Histidine mg 0.29mg Curry powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 25.94g 1.648g Curry powder
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22g 8.782g Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35g 3.056g Curry powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nutmeg 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
20
Nutmeg
87
Curry powder
Mineral Summary Score
103
Nutmeg
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
35%
Nutmeg
86%
Curry powder
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
56%
Curry powder
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
65%
Curry powder

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Curry powder
Curry powder is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Curry powder
Curry powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 24.292g)
Which food is cheaper?
Curry powder
Curry powder is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
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. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/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.