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Turmeric vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Turmeric and Tarragon

  • Turmeric has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, and Fiber, however Tarragon has more Vitamin B6, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Folate, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Turmeric is 514% higher.
  • Tarragon has 3 times less Fiber than Turmeric. Turmeric has 22.7g of Fiber, while Tarragon has 7.4g.

Food types used in this article are Spices, turmeric, ground and Spices, tarragon, dried.

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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 +70.3%
Contains less Sodium -56.5%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Contains more Copper +92%
Contains more Calcium +578%
Contains more Magnesium +66.8%
Contains more Potassium +45.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 313
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains more Iron +70.3%
Contains less Sodium -56.5%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Contains more Copper +92%
Contains more Calcium +578%
Contains more Magnesium +66.8%
Contains more Potassium +45.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 313

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +7042.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +332.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +792.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +563%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2152.3%
Contains more Folate +1270%
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 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +7042.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +332.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +792.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +563%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2152.3%
Contains more Folate +1270%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turmeric Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 44.44g 42.82g Turmeric
Protein 9.68g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 3.25g 7.24g Tarragon
Carbs 67.14g 50.22g Turmeric
Calories 312kcal 295kcal Turmeric
Starch g g
Fructose 0.45g g Turmeric
Sugar 3.21g g Tarragon
Fiber 22.7g 7.4g Turmeric
Calcium 168mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 55mg 32.3mg Turmeric
Magnesium 208mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 299mg 313mg Tarragon
Potassium 2080mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 27mg 62mg Turmeric
Zinc 4.5mg 3.9mg Turmeric
Copper 1.3mg 0.677mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 0IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E 4.43mg mg Turmeric
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.251mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 1.35mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.542mg mg Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 20µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.4µg µg Turmeric
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 Tarragon
Saturated Fat 1.838g 1.881g Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449g 0.474g Tarragon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turmeric Tarragon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
392
Turmeric
318
Tarragon

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
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
50%
Tarragon
Fats
15%
Turmeric
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.21g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.