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Poppy seed vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Poppy seed and Turmeric?

  • Poppy seed is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Copper, Magnesium, and Zinc, yet Turmeric is richer in Manganese, Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin E .
  • Turmeric's daily need coverage for Manganese is 569% higher.
  • Poppy seed has 15 times more Vitamin B1 than Turmeric. Poppy seed has 0.854mg of Vitamin B1, while Turmeric has 0.058mg.

We used Spices, poppy seed 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
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Contains more Calcium +756%
Contains more Magnesium +66.8%
Contains more Copper +25.2%
Contains more Zinc +75.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +191%
Contains more Iron +463.5%
Contains more Potassium +189.3%
Equal in Sodium - 27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 366% 432% 64% 248% 543% 216% 373% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Contains more Calcium +756%
Contains more Magnesium +66.8%
Contains more Copper +25.2%
Contains more Zinc +75.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +191%
Contains more Iron +463.5%
Contains more Potassium +189.3%
Equal in Sodium - 27

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 C +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1372.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.8%
Contains more Folate +310%
Contains more Vitamin E +150.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 0% 36% 0% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 0% 0% 62%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 0% 89% 0% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 0% 34% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1372.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.8%
Contains more Folate +310%
Contains more Vitamin E +150.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
36
Poppy seed
23
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
280
Poppy seed
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
108%
Poppy seed
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
28%
Poppy seed
67%
Turmeric
Fats
192%
Poppy seed
15%
Turmeric

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

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Poppy seed Turmeric
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.679g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Poppy seed Turmeric Opinion
Calories 525 312 Poppy seed
Protein 17.99 9.68 Poppy seed
Fats 41.56 3.25 Poppy seed
Vitamin C 1 0.7 Poppy seed
Carbs 28.13 67.14 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 9.76 55 Turmeric
Calcium 1438 168 Poppy seed
Potassium 719 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 347 208 Poppy seed
Sugar 2.99 3.21 Poppy seed
Fiber 19.5 22.7 Turmeric
Copper 1.627 1.3 Poppy seed
Zinc 7.9 4.5 Poppy seed
Starch
Phosphorus 870 299 Poppy seed
Sodium 26 27 Poppy seed
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 1.77 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.854 0.058 Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.1 0.15 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 0.896 1.35 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.247 0.107 Poppy seed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 13.4 Turmeric
Folate 82 20 Poppy seed
Trans Fat 0 0.056 Poppy seed
Saturated Fat 4.517 1.838 Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 5.982 0.449 Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 28.569 0.756 Poppy seed
Tryptophan 0.184 0.17 Poppy seed
Threonine 0.686 0.33 Poppy seed
Isoleucine 0.819 0.47 Poppy seed
Leucine 1.321 0.81 Poppy seed
Lysine 0.952 0.38 Poppy seed
Methionine 0.502 0.14 Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.758 0.53 Poppy seed
Valine 1.095 0.66 Poppy seed
Histidine 0.471 0.15 Poppy seed
Fructose 0.29 0.45 Turmeric

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. Poppy seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171330/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.