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

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 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%
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 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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic powder Turmeric Opinion
Net carbs 63.73g 44.44g Garlic powder
Protein 16.55g 9.68g Garlic powder
Fats 0.73g 3.25g Turmeric
Carbs 72.73g 67.14g Garlic powder
Calories 331kcal 312kcal Garlic powder
Starch g g
Fructose 0.31g 0.45g Turmeric
Sugar 2.43g 3.21g Garlic powder
Fiber 9g 22.7g Turmeric
Calcium 79mg 168mg Turmeric
Iron 5.65mg 55mg Turmeric
Magnesium 77mg 208mg Turmeric
Phosphorus 414mg 299mg Garlic powder
Potassium 1193mg 2080mg Turmeric
Sodium 60mg 27mg Turmeric
Zinc 2.99mg 4.5mg Turmeric
Copper 0.533mg 1.3mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.67mg 4.43mg Turmeric
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.2mg 0.7mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B1 0.435mg 0.058mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141mg 0.15mg Turmeric
Vitamin B3 0.796mg 1.35mg Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.743mg 0.542mg Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 1.654mg 0.107mg Garlic powder
Folate 47µg 20µg Garlic powder
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 13.4µg Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.121mg 0.17mg Turmeric
Threonine 0.374mg 0.33mg Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0.414mg 0.47mg Turmeric
Leucine 0.728mg 0.81mg Turmeric
Lysine 0.768mg 0.38mg Garlic powder
Methionine 0.111mg 0.14mg Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.525mg 0.53mg Turmeric
Valine 0.667mg 0.66mg Garlic powder
Histidine 0.263mg 0.15mg Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.056g Garlic powder
Saturated Fat 0.249g 1.838g Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115g 0.449g Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178g 0.756g Turmeric

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Garlic powder Turmeric
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
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

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.

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.