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Turmeric vs Vanilla extract - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Turmeric and Vanilla extract

  • Turmeric has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc and Calcium, while Vanilla extract has more Fiber and Vitamin E .
  • Turmeric covers your daily need of Manganese 851% more than Vanilla extract.
  • Turmeric contains 458 times more Iron than Vanilla extract. While Turmeric contains 55mg of Iron, Vanilla extract contains only 0.12mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, turmeric, ground and Vanilla extract.

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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 +45733.3%
Contains more Calcium +1427.3%
Contains more Potassium +1305.4%
Contains more Magnesium +1633.3%
Contains more Copper +1705.6%
Contains more Zinc +3990.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +4883.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 4% 14% 9% 24% 3% 3% 2%
Contains more Iron +45733.3%
Contains more Calcium +1427.3%
Contains more Potassium +1305.4%
Contains more Magnesium +1633.3%
Contains more Copper +1705.6%
Contains more Zinc +3990.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +4883.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1448.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +311.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 3% 22% 8% 3% 6% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1448.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +311.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
3
Vanilla extract
Mineral Summary Score
392
Turmeric
8
Vanilla extract

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
0%
Vanilla extract
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
13%
Vanilla extract
Fats
15%
Turmeric
0%
Vanilla extract

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 Vanilla extract
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Turmeric Vanilla extract
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?
Vanilla extract
Vanilla extract contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vanilla extract
Vanilla extract is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.828g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vanilla extract
Vanilla extract is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sugars (difference - 9.44g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Vanilla extract Opinion
Calories 312 288 Turmeric
Protein 9.68 0.06 Turmeric
Fats 3.25 0.06 Turmeric
Vitamin C 0.7 0 Turmeric
Carbs 67.14 12.65 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 55 0.12 Turmeric
Calcium 168 11 Turmeric
Potassium 2080 148 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 12 Turmeric
Sugars 3.21 12.65 Turmeric
Fiber 22.7 0 Turmeric
Copper 1.3 0.072 Turmeric
Zinc 4.5 0.11 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 299 6 Turmeric
Sodium 27 9 Vanilla extract
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 4.43 0 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.011 Turmeric
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.095 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 1.35 0.425 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542 0.035 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107 0.026 Turmeric
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 0 Turmeric
Folate 20 0 Turmeric
Trans Fat 0.056 0 Vanilla extract
Saturated Fat 1.838 0.01 Vanilla extract
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 0.01 Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 0.004 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47 Turmeric
Leucine 0.81 Turmeric
Lysine 0.38 Turmeric
Methionine 0.14 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53 Turmeric
Valine 0.66 Turmeric
Histidine 0.15 Turmeric
Fructose 0.45 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. Vanilla extract - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173471/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.