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Turmeric vs Garlic powder - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Turmeric and Garlic powder

  • Turmeric has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Potassium and Vitamin E , while Garlic powder has more Vitamin B6, Selenium and Vitamin B1.
  • Turmeric covers your daily need of Manganese 818% more than Garlic powder.
  • Turmeric contains 10 times more Iron than Garlic powder. While Turmeric contains 55mg of Iron, Garlic powder contains only 5.65mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, turmeric, ground and Spices, garlic powder.

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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 +873.5%
Contains more Calcium +112.7%
Contains more Potassium +74.4%
Contains more Magnesium +170.1%
Contains more Copper +143.9%
Contains more Zinc +50.5%
Contains less Sodium -55%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 212% 24% 106% 55% 178% 82% 178% 8%
Contains more Iron +873.5%
Contains more Calcium +112.7%
Contains more Potassium +74.4%
Contains more Magnesium +170.1%
Contains more Copper +143.9%
Contains more Zinc +50.5%
Contains less Sodium -55%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%

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 E +561.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +3250%
Contains more Vitamin C +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1445.8%
Contains more Folate +135%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.141
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 4% 0% 14% 0% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 0% 1% 36%
Contains more Vitamin E +561.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +3250%
Contains more Vitamin C +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1445.8%
Contains more Folate +135%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.141

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
53
Garlic powder
Mineral Summary Score
392
Turmeric
105
Garlic powder

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
99%
Garlic powder
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
73%
Garlic powder
Fats
15%
Turmeric
3%
Garlic powder

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 Garlic powder
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turmeric Garlic powder
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 contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder contains less Sugars (difference - 0.78g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.589g)
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 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 Garlic powder Opinion
Calories 312 331 Garlic powder
Protein 9.68 16.55 Garlic powder
Fats 3.25 0.73 Turmeric
Vitamin C 0.7 1.2 Garlic powder
Carbs 67.14 72.73 Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 55 5.65 Turmeric
Calcium 168 79 Turmeric
Potassium 2080 1193 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 77 Turmeric
Sugars 3.21 2.43 Garlic powder
Fiber 22.7 9 Turmeric
Copper 1.3 0.533 Turmeric
Zinc 4.5 2.99 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 299 414 Garlic powder
Sodium 27 60 Turmeric
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 4.43 0.67 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.435 Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.141 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.35 0.796 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542 0.743 Garlic powder
Vitamin B6 0.107 1.654 Garlic powder
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 0.4 Turmeric
Folate 20 47 Garlic powder
Trans Fat 0.056 0 Garlic powder
Saturated Fat 1.838 0.249 Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 0.115 Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 0.178 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17 0.121 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 0.374 Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0.47 0.414 Turmeric
Leucine 0.81 0.728 Turmeric
Lysine 0.38 0.768 Garlic powder
Methionine 0.14 0.111 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53 0.525 Turmeric
Valine 0.66 0.667 Garlic powder
Histidine 0.15 0.263 Garlic powder
Fructose 0.45 0.31 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. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/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.