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Turmeric vs Cocoa solids - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Turmeric and Cocoa solids different?

  • Turmeric is richer in Manganese, Iron, Vitamin E and Potassium, while Cocoa solids are higher in Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Fiber and Zinc.
  • Turmeric covers your daily need of Manganese 694% more than Cocoa solids.
  • Turmeric contains 44 times more Vitamin E than Cocoa solids. Turmeric contains 4.43mg of Vitamin E , while Cocoa solids contain 0.1mg.
  • Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat.

Spices, turmeric, ground and Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened types were used in this article.

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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 +296.8%
Contains more Calcium +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.5%
Contains more Magnesium +139.9%
Contains more Copper +191.4%
Contains more Zinc +51.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.5%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 520% 39% 135% 357% 1263% 186% 315% 3%
Contains more Iron +296.8%
Contains more Calcium +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.5%
Contains more Magnesium +139.9%
Contains more Copper +191.4%
Contains more Zinc +51.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.5%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%

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 +4330%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +436%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.3%
Contains more Folate +60%
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%
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% 2% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 0% 7% 24%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4330%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +436%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.3%
Contains more Folate +60%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
23
Turmeric
16
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
392
Turmeric
352
Cocoa solids

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 the food
Protein
58%
Turmeric
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
15%
Turmeric
63%
Cocoa solids

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Turmeric Cocoa solids
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turmeric Cocoa solids
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.232g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sugars (difference - 1.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Turmeric Cocoa solids Opinion
Calories 312 228 Turmeric
Protein 9.68 19.6 Cocoa solids
Fats 3.25 13.7 Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 0.7 0 Turmeric
Carbs 67.14 57.9 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 55 13.86 Turmeric
Calcium 168 128 Turmeric
Potassium 2080 1524 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 499 Cocoa solids
Sugars 3.21 1.75 Cocoa solids
Fiber 22.7 37 Cocoa solids
Copper 1.3 3.788 Cocoa solids
Zinc 4.5 6.81 Cocoa solids
Starch
Phosphorus 299 734 Cocoa solids
Sodium 27 21 Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 4.43 0.1 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.078 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.241 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B3 1.35 2.185 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B5 0.542 0.254 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107 0.118 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 2.5 Turmeric
Folate 20 32 Cocoa solids
Trans Fat 0.056 Cocoa solids
Saturated Fat 1.838 8.07 Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 4.57 Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 0.44 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17 0.293 Cocoa solids
Threonine 0.33 0.776 Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.47 0.76 Cocoa solids
Leucine 0.81 1.189 Cocoa solids
Lysine 0.38 0.983 Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.14 0.202 Cocoa solids
Phenylalanine 0.53 0.941 Cocoa solids
Valine 0.66 1.177 Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.15 0.339 Cocoa solids
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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Cocoa solids - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169593/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.