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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 Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +3316.1%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.9%
Contains more Potassium +1268.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +603.1%
Contains more Copper +1656.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 61% 35% 47% 14% 144% 18% 25%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +3316.1%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.9%
Contains more Potassium +1268.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +603.1%
Contains more Copper +1656.8%

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 +1130.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +133.3%
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 Folate +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.2%
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 7% 8% 0% 1% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 6% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +1130.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +133.3%
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 Folate +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turmeric Mustard Opinion
Net carbs 44.44g 1.83g Turmeric
Protein 9.68g 3.74g Turmeric
Fats 3.25g 3.34g Mustard
Carbs 67.14g 5.83g Turmeric
Calories 312kcal 60kcal Turmeric
Starch g 0.64g Mustard
Fructose 0.45g 0.23g Turmeric
Sugar 3.21g 0.92g Mustard
Fiber 22.7g 4g Turmeric
Calcium 168mg 63mg Turmeric
Iron 55mg 1.61mg Turmeric
Magnesium 208mg 48mg Turmeric
Phosphorus 299mg 108mg Turmeric
Potassium 2080mg 152mg Turmeric
Sodium 27mg 1104mg Turmeric
Zinc 4.5mg 0.64mg Turmeric
Copper 1.3mg 0.074mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 0IU 109IU Mustard
Vitamin E 4.43mg 0.36mg Turmeric
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0.3mg Turmeric
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.177mg Mustard
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.07mg Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.35mg 0.565mg Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542mg 0.254mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107mg 0.07mg Turmeric
Folate 20µg 7µg Turmeric
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.4µg 1.4µg Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17mg 0.009mg Turmeric
Threonine 0.33mg 0.167mg Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47mg 0.146mg Turmeric
Leucine 0.81mg 0.292mg Turmeric
Lysine 0.38mg 0.264mg Turmeric
Methionine 0.14mg 0.076mg Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53mg 0.161mg Turmeric
Valine 0.66mg 0.189mg Turmeric
Histidine 0.15mg 0.119mg Turmeric
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.056g 0.009g Mustard
Saturated Fat 1.838g 0.214g Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449g 2.182g Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756g 0.774g Mustard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turmeric Mustard
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
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

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)

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.