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Nutmeg vs Garlic powder - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Nutmeg and Garlic powder

  • Nutmeg has more Manganese, Copper, Fiber, and Magnesium, however Garlic powder is higher in Vitamin B6, Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, and Potassium.
  • Nutmeg covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 128% more than Garlic powder.
  • Garlic powder contains 3 times less Manganese than Nutmeg. Nutmeg contains 2.9mg of Manganese, while Garlic powder contains 0.979mg.
  • Garlic powder has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, nutmeg, ground and Spices, garlic 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 Calcium +132.9%
Contains more Magnesium +137.7%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Copper +92.7%
Contains more Iron +85.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.4%
Contains more Potassium +240.9%
Contains more Zinc +39.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 212% 55% 178% 106% 8% 82% 178%
Contains more Calcium +132.9%
Contains more Magnesium +137.7%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Copper +92.7%
Contains more Iron +85.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.4%
Contains more Potassium +240.9%
Contains more Zinc +39.1%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.2%
Contains more Folate +61.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +933.8%
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 0% 14% 0% 4% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 36% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.2%
Contains more Folate +61.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +933.8%
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 Garlic powder
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nutmeg Garlic powder Opinion
Net carbs 28.49g 63.73g Garlic powder
Protein 5.84g 16.55g Garlic powder
Fats 36.31g 0.73g Nutmeg
Carbs 49.29g 72.73g Garlic powder
Calories 525kcal 331kcal Nutmeg
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.31g Garlic powder
Sugar 2.99g 2.43g Garlic powder
Fiber 20.8g 9g Nutmeg
Calcium 184mg 79mg Nutmeg
Iron 3.04mg 5.65mg Garlic powder
Magnesium 183mg 77mg Nutmeg
Phosphorus 213mg 414mg Garlic powder
Potassium 350mg 1193mg Garlic powder
Sodium 16mg 60mg Nutmeg
Zinc 2.15mg 2.99mg Garlic powder
Copper 1.027mg 0.533mg Nutmeg
Vitamin A 102IU 0IU Nutmeg
Vitamin E 0mg 0.67mg Garlic powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 1.2mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B1 0.346mg 0.435mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.141mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B3 1.299mg 0.796mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B5 mg 0.743mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 1.654mg Garlic powder
Folate 76µg 47µg Nutmeg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.4µg Garlic powder
Tryptophan mg 0.121mg Garlic powder
Threonine mg 0.374mg Garlic powder
Isoleucine mg 0.414mg Garlic powder
Leucine mg 0.728mg Garlic powder
Lysine mg 0.768mg Garlic powder
Methionine mg 0.111mg Garlic powder
Phenylalanine mg 0.525mg Garlic powder
Valine mg 0.667mg Garlic powder
Histidine mg 0.263mg Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 25.94g 0.249g Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22g 0.115g Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35g 0.178g Nutmeg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Nutmeg Garlic 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
53
Garlic powder
Mineral Summary Score
103
Nutmeg
105
Garlic 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
99%
Garlic powder
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
73%
Garlic powder
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
3%
Garlic powder

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.56g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 25.691g)
Which food is cheaper?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
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.
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. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/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.