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Table salt vs Curry powder - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Table salt and Curry powder

  • Table salt has less Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin E , Copper, Vitamin K, Selenium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1683% more.
  • Curry powder is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Salt, table and Spices, curry 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 +2087.5%
Contains more Iron +5687.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25400%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +14525%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +4600%
Contains more Copper +3900%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 158% 717% 183% 158% 104% 7% 129% 400%
Contains more Calcium +2087.5%
Contains more Iron +5687.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25400%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +14525%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +4600%
Contains more Copper +3900%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 2% 505% 0% 3% 44% 47% 62% 65% 25% 43% 0% 250%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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.
Table salt Curry powder
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Table salt Curry powder Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.63g Curry powder
Protein 0g 14.29g Curry powder
Fats 0g 14.01g Curry powder
Carbs 0g 55.83g Curry powder
Calories 0kcal 325kcal Curry powder
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.79g Curry powder
Sugar 0g 2.76g Table salt
Fiber 0g 53.2g Curry powder
Calcium 24mg 525mg Curry powder
Iron 0.33mg 19.1mg Curry powder
Magnesium 1mg 255mg Curry powder
Phosphorus 0mg 367mg Curry powder
Potassium 8mg 1170mg Curry powder
Sodium 38758mg 52mg Curry powder
Zinc 0.1mg 4.7mg Curry powder
Copper 0.03mg 1.2mg Curry powder
Vitamin A 0IU 19IU Curry powder
Vitamin E 0mg 25.24mg Curry powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Curry powder
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.176mg Curry powder
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.2mg Curry powder
Vitamin B3 0mg 3.26mg Curry powder
Vitamin B5 0mg 1.07mg Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.105mg Curry powder
Folate 0µg 56µg Curry powder
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 99.8µg Curry powder
Tryptophan 0mg 0.11mg Curry powder
Threonine 0mg 0.35mg Curry powder
Isoleucine 0mg 0.63mg Curry powder
Leucine 0mg 0.89mg Curry powder
Lysine 0mg 0.7mg Curry powder
Methionine 0mg 0.19mg Curry powder
Phenylalanine 0mg 0.58mg Curry powder
Valine 0mg 0.75mg Curry powder
Histidine 0mg 0.29mg Curry powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 1.648g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 8.782g Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 3.056g Curry powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Table salt Curry 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
0
Table salt
87
Curry powder
Mineral Summary Score
636
Table salt
231
Curry 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
0%
Table salt
86%
Curry powder
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
56%
Curry powder
Fats
0%
Table salt
65%
Curry powder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.648g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Curry powder
Curry powder contains less Sodium (difference - 38706mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Curry powder
Curry powder is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Curry powder
Curry powder is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/nutrients
  2. Curry powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170924/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.