Turmeric Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 291

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3g %5

Saturated Fat 2g %9

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 27mg %1

Total Carbohydrate 67g %23

Dietary Fiber 23g %81

Total Sugars 3g

Protein 10g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 168.0mg %12

Iron 55.0mg %305

Potassium 2080mg %54

Phosphorus 299.0mg %29

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in turmeric

Vitamin A 0.0IU %0

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin C 0.7mg %1

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %5

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %8

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.4mg %8

Choline, total 49.2mg %9

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.5mg %11

Vitamin K 13.4µg %11

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.2mg %12

Vitamin E 4.4mg %30

Minerals in turmeric

Sodium 27.0mg %2

Selenium 6.2µg %11

Calcium 168.0mg %13

Phosphorus 299.0mg %30

Zinc 4.5mg %32

Magnesium 208.0mg %50

Potassium 2080.0mg %55

Copper 1.3mg %144

Iron 55.0mg %306

Manganese 19.8mg %861

Amino Acids in turmeric

Lysine 0.4g %17

Methionine 0.1g %18

Histidine 0.2g %20

Leucine 0.8g %28

Threonine 0.3g %29

Isoleucine 0.5g %31

Valine 0.7g %34

Tyrosine 0.3g %34

Cystine 0.2g %49

Phenylalanine 0.5g %57

Tryptophan 0.2g %57

Fatty Acids in turmeric

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.00g %0

ALA 0.00g %0

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Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of turmeric is 34.3/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Turmeric has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 38
Histidine 15 15
Leucine 59 81
Threonine 23 33
Isoleucine 30 47
Valine 39 66
Tryptophan 6 17
Met+Cys 22 29
Phe+Tyr 30 85

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in turmeric is 1.4 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of turmeric is 3.1 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in turmeric as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for turmeric is 27/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for turmeric

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 224.00 <4
Zinc:Copper 3.46 <12
Potassium:Sodium 77.04 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.81 <2
Iron:Copper 42.31 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.56 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 58%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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