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Table salt vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Table salt and Turmeric

  • The amount of Manganese, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin E in Turmeric is higher than in Table salt.
  • Table salt covers your daily Sodium needs 1684% more than Turmeric.
  • Turmeric contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Salt, table 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 Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +16566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20700%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +25900%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +4400%
Contains more Copper +4233.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +16566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20700%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +25900%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +4400%
Contains more Copper +4233.3%

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 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 0% 89% 0% 3% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 15% 0% 34%
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 Turmeric
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Table salt Turmeric Opinion
Net carbs 0g 44.44g Turmeric
Protein 0g 9.68g Turmeric
Fats 0g 3.25g Turmeric
Carbs 0g 67.14g Turmeric
Calories 0kcal 312kcal Turmeric
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.45g Turmeric
Sugar 0g 3.21g Table salt
Fiber 0g 22.7g Turmeric
Calcium 24mg 168mg Turmeric
Iron 0.33mg 55mg Turmeric
Magnesium 1mg 208mg Turmeric
Phosphorus 0mg 299mg Turmeric
Potassium 8mg 2080mg Turmeric
Sodium 38758mg 27mg Turmeric
Zinc 0.1mg 4.5mg Turmeric
Copper 0.03mg 1.3mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0mg 4.43mg Turmeric
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Turmeric
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.058mg Turmeric
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.15mg Turmeric
Vitamin B3 0mg 1.35mg Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.542mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.107mg Turmeric
Folate 0µg 20µg Turmeric
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 13.4µg Turmeric
Tryptophan 0mg 0.17mg Turmeric
Threonine 0mg 0.33mg Turmeric
Isoleucine 0mg 0.47mg Turmeric
Leucine 0mg 0.81mg Turmeric
Lysine 0mg 0.38mg Turmeric
Methionine 0mg 0.14mg Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0mg 0.53mg Turmeric
Valine 0mg 0.66mg Turmeric
Histidine 0mg 0.15mg Turmeric
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.056g Table salt
Saturated Fat 0g 1.838g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.449g Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.756g Turmeric

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Table salt 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
0
Table salt
23
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
636
Table salt
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
0%
Table salt
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
67%
Turmeric
Fats
0%
Table salt
15%
Turmeric

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 38731mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.838g)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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)

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. 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.