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Turmeric vs Mustard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Turmeric and Mustard different?

  • Turmeric is higher in Manganese, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, and Phosphorus, however Mustard is richer in Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Turmeric is 843% higher.
  • Turmeric contains 34 times more Iron than Mustard. While Turmeric contains 55mg of Iron, Mustard contains only 1.61mg.
  • Turmeric has less Sodium.

Spices, turmeric, ground and Mustard, prepared, yellow are the varieties 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
Contains more Iron +3316.1%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +1268.4%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains more Copper +1656.8%
Contains more Zinc +603.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 19% 14% 35% 25% 18% 47% 144%
Contains more Iron +3316.1%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +1268.4%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains more Copper +1656.8%
Contains more Zinc +603.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%

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 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1130.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +857.1%
Contains more Folate +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.2%
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 1% 7% 8% 0% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 0% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1130.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +857.1%
Contains more Folate +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.2%

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
10
Mustard
Mineral Summary Score
392
Turmeric
45
Mustard

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
22%
Mustard
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
6%
Mustard
Fats
15%
Turmeric
15%
Mustard

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

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Turmeric Mustard
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 1077mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.29g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.624g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turmeric Mustard Opinion
Calories 312 60 Turmeric
Protein 9.68 3.74 Turmeric
Fats 3.25 3.34 Mustard
Vitamin C 0.7 0.3 Turmeric
Carbs 67.14 5.83 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 55 1.61 Turmeric
Calcium 168 63 Turmeric
Potassium 2080 152 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 48 Turmeric
Sugar 3.21 0.92 Mustard
Fiber 22.7 4 Turmeric
Copper 1.3 0.074 Turmeric
Zinc 4.5 0.64 Turmeric
Starch 0.64 Mustard
Phosphorus 299 108 Turmeric
Sodium 27 1104 Turmeric
Vitamin A 0 109 Mustard
Vitamin E 4.43 0.36 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.177 Mustard
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.07 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.35 0.565 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542 0.254 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107 0.07 Turmeric
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 1.4 Turmeric
Folate 20 7 Turmeric
Trans Fat 0.056 0.009 Mustard
Saturated Fat 1.838 0.214 Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 2.182 Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 0.774 Mustard
Tryptophan 0.17 0.009 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 0.167 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47 0.146 Turmeric
Leucine 0.81 0.292 Turmeric
Lysine 0.38 0.264 Turmeric
Methionine 0.14 0.076 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53 0.161 Turmeric
Valine 0.66 0.189 Turmeric
Histidine 0.15 0.119 Turmeric
Fructose 0.45 0.23 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. Turmeric - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172231/nutrients
  2. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/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.