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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
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Contains more Iron +16566.7%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +25900%
Contains more Magnesium +20700%
Contains more Copper +4233.3%
Contains more Zinc +4400%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 1% 1% 10% 3% 0% 5056%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Contains more Iron +16566.7%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +25900%
Contains more Magnesium +20700%
Contains more Copper +4233.3%
Contains more Zinc +4400%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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 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

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Table salt Turmeric
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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