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Garlic powder vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Garlic powder and Turmeric

  • Garlic powder has more Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Vitamin B1, while Turmeric has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Potassium, and Vitamin E .
  • Turmeric covers your daily need of Manganese 818% more than Garlic powder.
  • Garlic powder contains 15 times more Vitamin B6 than Turmeric. While Garlic powder contains 1.654mg of Vitamin B6, Turmeric contains only 0.107mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, garlic powder and Spices, turmeric, ground.

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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 Phosphorus +38.5%
Contains more Iron +873.5%
Contains more Calcium +112.7%
Contains more Potassium +74.4%
Contains more Magnesium +170.1%
Contains more Copper +143.9%
Contains more Zinc +50.5%
Contains less Sodium -55%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 212% 24% 106% 55% 178% 82% 178% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%
Contains more Iron +873.5%
Contains more Calcium +112.7%
Contains more Potassium +74.4%
Contains more Magnesium +170.1%
Contains more Copper +143.9%
Contains more Zinc +50.5%
Contains less Sodium -55%

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 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1445.8%
Contains more Folate +135%
Contains more Vitamin E +561.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +3250%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15
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% 14% 0% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 0% 1% 36%
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 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1445.8%
Contains more Folate +135%
Contains more Vitamin E +561.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +3250%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15

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
53
Garlic powder
23
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
105
Garlic powder
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
99%
Garlic powder
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
73%
Garlic powder
67%
Turmeric
Fats
3%
Garlic powder
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.
Garlic powder Turmeric
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.78g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.589g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic powder Turmeric Opinion
Calories 331 312 Garlic powder
Protein 16.55 9.68 Garlic powder
Fats 0.73 3.25 Turmeric
Vitamin C 1.2 0.7 Garlic powder
Carbs 72.73 67.14 Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.65 55 Turmeric
Calcium 79 168 Turmeric
Potassium 1193 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 77 208 Turmeric
Sugar 2.43 3.21 Garlic powder
Fiber 9 22.7 Turmeric
Copper 0.533 1.3 Turmeric
Zinc 2.99 4.5 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 414 299 Garlic powder
Sodium 60 27 Turmeric
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.67 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.435 0.058 Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.15 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 0.796 1.35 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.743 0.542 Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 1.654 0.107 Garlic powder
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 13.4 Turmeric
Folate 47 20 Garlic powder
Trans Fat 0 0.056 Garlic powder
Saturated Fat 0.249 1.838 Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115 0.449 Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178 0.756 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.121 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.374 0.33 Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0.414 0.47 Turmeric
Leucine 0.728 0.81 Turmeric
Lysine 0.768 0.38 Garlic powder
Methionine 0.111 0.14 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.525 0.53 Turmeric
Valine 0.667 0.66 Garlic powder
Histidine 0.263 0.15 Garlic powder
Fructose 0.31 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. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/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.