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Turmeric vs Marjoram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Turmeric and Marjoram?

  • Turmeric is richer in Manganese, yet Marjoram is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, and Magnesium.
  • Turmeric's daily need coverage for Manganese is 625% higher.

We used Spices, turmeric, ground and Spices, marjoram, dried types in this comparison.

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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 Potassium +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +14.7%
Contains more Calcium +1084.5%
Contains more Iron +50.4%
Contains more Magnesium +66.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 306
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Contains more Potassium +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -64.9%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +14.7%
Contains more Calcium +1084.5%
Contains more Iron +50.4%
Contains more Magnesium +66.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 306

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 +162.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +7242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +398.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +205.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1012.1%
Contains more Folate +1270%
Contains more Vitamin K +4539.6%
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 485% 34% 0% 172% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 206% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +7242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +398.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +205.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1012.1%
Contains more Folate +1270%
Contains more Vitamin K +4539.6%

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 Marjoram
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turmeric Marjoram Opinion
Net carbs 44.44g 20.26g Turmeric
Protein 9.68g 12.66g Marjoram
Fats 3.25g 7.04g Marjoram
Carbs 67.14g 60.56g Turmeric
Calories 312kcal 271kcal Turmeric
Starch g g
Fructose 0.45g g Turmeric
Sugar 3.21g 4.09g Turmeric
Fiber 22.7g 40.3g Marjoram
Calcium 168mg 1990mg Marjoram
Iron 55mg 82.71mg Marjoram
Magnesium 208mg 346mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 299mg 306mg Marjoram
Potassium 2080mg 1522mg Turmeric
Sodium 27mg 77mg Turmeric
Zinc 4.5mg 3.6mg Turmeric
Copper 1.3mg 1.133mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 0IU 8068IU Marjoram
Vitamin E 4.43mg 1.69mg Turmeric
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 51.4mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.289mg Marjoram
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.316mg Marjoram
Vitamin B3 1.35mg 4.12mg Marjoram
Vitamin B5 0.542mg mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107mg 1.19mg Marjoram
Folate 20µg 274µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.4µg 621.7µg Marjoram
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 Marjoram
Saturated Fat 1.838g 0.529g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449g 0.94g Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756g 4.405g Marjoram

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turmeric Marjoram
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
246
Marjoram
Mineral Summary Score
392
Turmeric
587
Marjoram

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
76%
Marjoram
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
61%
Marjoram
Fats
15%
Turmeric
32%
Marjoram

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.309g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Marjoram
Marjoram is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Marjoram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170928/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.