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Nutmeg vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Nutmeg and Turmeric different?

  • Nutmeg is richer in Vitamin B1, and Folate, while Turmeric is higher in Manganese, Iron, Potassium, Copper, Vitamin E , Zinc, and Phosphorus.
  • Turmeric covers your daily need of Manganese 735% more than Nutmeg.
  • Nutmeg contains 14 times more Saturated Fat than Turmeric. Nutmeg contains 25.94g of Saturated Fat, while Turmeric contains 1.838g.

Spices, nutmeg, ground and Spices, turmeric, ground types were 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 less Sodium -40.7%
Contains more Iron +1709.2%
Contains more Magnesium +13.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.4%
Contains more Potassium +494.3%
Contains more Zinc +109.3%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Equal in Calcium - 168
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Contains more Iron +1709.2%
Contains more Magnesium +13.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.4%
Contains more Potassium +494.3%
Contains more Zinc +109.3%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Equal in Calcium - 168

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 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +496.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.5%
Contains more Folate +280%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.35
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% 89% 0% 3% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 15% 0% 34%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +496.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.5%
Contains more Folate +280%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.35

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nutmeg Turmeric Opinion
Net carbs 28.49g 44.44g Turmeric
Protein 5.84g 9.68g Turmeric
Fats 36.31g 3.25g Nutmeg
Carbs 49.29g 67.14g Turmeric
Calories 525kcal 312kcal Nutmeg
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.45g Turmeric
Sugar 2.99g 3.21g Nutmeg
Fiber 20.8g 22.7g Turmeric
Calcium 184mg 168mg Nutmeg
Iron 3.04mg 55mg Turmeric
Magnesium 183mg 208mg Turmeric
Phosphorus 213mg 299mg Turmeric
Potassium 350mg 2080mg Turmeric
Sodium 16mg 27mg Nutmeg
Zinc 2.15mg 4.5mg Turmeric
Copper 1.027mg 1.3mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 102IU 0IU Nutmeg
Vitamin E 0mg 4.43mg Turmeric
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 0.7mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B1 0.346mg 0.058mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.15mg Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.299mg 1.35mg Turmeric
Vitamin B5 mg 0.542mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.107mg Nutmeg
Folate 76µg 20µg Nutmeg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 13.4µg Turmeric
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 g 0.056g Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 25.94g 1.838g Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22g 0.449g Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35g 0.756g Turmeric

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nutmeg Turmeric
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
23
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
103
Nutmeg
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
35%
Nutmeg
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
67%
Turmeric
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
15%
Turmeric

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 24.102g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. 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.