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Turmeric vs Allspice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Turmeric and Allspice

  • Turmeric has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium, however Allspice has more Calcium, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Turmeric is 733% higher.
  • Allspice has 8 times less Iron than Turmeric. Turmeric has 55mg of Iron, while Allspice has 7.06mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, turmeric, ground and Spices, allspice, 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 Iron +679%
Contains more Magnesium +54.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.6%
Contains more Potassium +99.2%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Zinc +345.5%
Contains more Copper +135.1%
Contains more Calcium +293.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 265% 97% 49% 93% 11% 28% 185%
Contains more Iron +679%
Contains more Magnesium +54.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.6%
Contains more Potassium +99.2%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Zinc +345.5%
Contains more Copper +135.1%
Contains more Calcium +293.5%

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 B2 +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +5500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.3%
Contains more Folate +80%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 0% 0% 131% 26% 15% 54% 0% 49% 27% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +5500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.3%
Contains more Folate +80%

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.
Turmeric Allspice
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turmeric Allspice Opinion
Net carbs 44.44g 50.52g Allspice
Protein 9.68g 6.09g Turmeric
Fats 3.25g 8.69g Allspice
Carbs 67.14g 72.12g Allspice
Calories 312kcal 263kcal Turmeric
Starch g g
Fructose 0.45g g Turmeric
Sugar 3.21g g Allspice
Fiber 22.7g 21.6g Turmeric
Calcium 168mg 661mg Allspice
Iron 55mg 7.06mg Turmeric
Magnesium 208mg 135mg Turmeric
Phosphorus 299mg 113mg Turmeric
Potassium 2080mg 1044mg Turmeric
Sodium 27mg 77mg Turmeric
Zinc 4.5mg 1.01mg Turmeric
Copper 1.3mg 0.553mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 0IU 540IU Allspice
Vitamin E 4.43mg mg Turmeric
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 39.2mg Allspice
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.101mg Allspice
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.063mg Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.35mg 2.86mg Allspice
Vitamin B5 0.542mg mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107mg 0.21mg Allspice
Folate 20µg 36µg Allspice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.4µg µg Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17mg mg Turmeric
Threonine 0.33mg mg Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47mg mg Turmeric
Leucine 0.81mg mg Turmeric
Lysine 0.38mg mg Turmeric
Methionine 0.14mg mg Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53mg mg Turmeric
Valine 0.66mg mg Turmeric
Histidine 0.15mg mg Turmeric
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.056g 0g Allspice
Saturated Fat 1.838g 2.55g Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449g 0.66g Allspice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756g 2.36g Allspice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turmeric Allspice
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
23
Turmeric
28
Allspice
Mineral Summary Score
392
Turmeric
115
Allspice

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
58%
Turmeric
37%
Allspice
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
72%
Allspice
Fats
15%
Turmeric
40%
Allspice

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.712g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Allspice
Allspice is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.21g)
Which food is cheaper?
Allspice
Allspice is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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. Turmeric - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172231/nutrients
  2. Allspice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171315/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.