Cumin vs Turmeric: The Healthier Choice

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

Turmeric vs Cumin: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gCuminTurmeric
Calories375 354
Carbohydrates44.24 g64.9 g
Fat22.27 g9.88 g
Dietary fiber10.5 g21 g
Protein17.81 g7.83 g
Calcium931 mg183 mg
Iron66.36 mg41.42 mg
Magnessium366 mg193 mg
Potassium1788 mg2525 mg
Sodium168 mg38 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.327 mg0.233 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)4.579 mg5.14 mg
Vitaminium B60.435 mg1.8 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.01 mg39 mg
Vitaminium C7.7 mg25.9 mg
Vitaminium E3.33 mg3.1 mg
Vitaminium K0.005 mg13.4 mg

More Calories in Cumin

At first glance, you can see that in Cumin is just a little more calories than in turmeric.

Cumin has 375 kcal per 100g and turmeric 354 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 6%.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in Cumin cames from fat and in turmeric from carbs.

See tables below to compare Cumin with turmeric in details.

Cumin And Turmeric Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    Cumin - 6% more than turmeric
  • Carbohydrates:
    turmeric - 47% more than Cumin
  • Fat:
    Cumin - 125% more than turmeric
  • Dietary fiber:
    turmeric - 100% more than Cumin
  • Protein:
    Cumin - 127% more than turmeric

More protein in Cumin

It is aslo easy to see see that in Cumin is more protein than in turmeric.

There is 7.83g per 100g of turmeric and 17.81g per 100g of Cumin so using simple math we can see that difference is about 127%.

Less carbohydrates in Cumin

In Cumin is less carbohydrates than in turmeric.

There is 64.9g/100g of carbohydrates in turmeric and 44.24g/100g in Cumin so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 47%.

More fat in Cumin

In Cumin is more fats than in turmeric.

The tables above show us that there is 9.88g/100g of fats in turmeric and 22.27g/100g in Cumin. In this case difference is about 125%.


  • Calories375
  • Carbohydrates44.24 g
  • Fat22.27 g
  • Dietary fiber10.5 g
  • Protein17.81 g
Cumin calories per:
| ounce | tablespoon | teaspoon

Calories source

  • 39% CARBS.
  • 16% PROTEIN
  • 45% FAT


  • Calories354
  • Carbohydrates64.9 g
  • Fat9.88 g
  • Dietary fiber21 g
  • Protein7.83 g
Turmeric calories per:
| ounce | single piece | tablespoon | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 68% CARBS
  • 8% PROTEIN
  • 23% FAT

Vitamins: turmeric vs Cumin

  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    Cumin - 40% more than turmeric
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    turmeric - 12% more than Cumin
  • Vitaminium B6:
    turmeric - 314% more than Cumin
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
    turmeric - 389900% more than Cumin
  • Vitaminium C:
    turmeric - 236% more than Cumin
  • Vitaminium E:
    Cumin - 7% more than turmeric
  • Vitaminium K:
    turmeric - 267900% more than Cumin

Minerals: Cumin vs turmeric

  • Calcium:
    Cumin - 409% more than turmeric
  • Iron:
    Cumin - 60% more than turmeric
  • Magnessium:
    Cumin - 90% more than turmeric
  • Potassium:
    turmeric - 41% more than Cumin
  • Sodium:
    Cumin - 342% more than turmeric
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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