Turmeric is a food in the "Spices and Herbs" category and it is high in carbohydrates. It is a food with a high energy density: 100g provide about 15% of the recommended daily energy intake. Turmeric as a high content of , which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Turmeric is rich in minerals and vitamins. The most present mineral is Potassium (K) and in 100g it contains enough Manganese (Mn) to provide 860% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is Vitamin E and in 100g it contains enough Vitamin E to provide 29% of the daily requirement.
Glycemic Index: 83/100 (high)
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|Saturated 2||1.84 g||(of recommended max) 9%|
2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended
|Calcium (Ca)||168 mg||13%|
|Iron (Fe)||55 mg||306%|
|Magnesium (Mg)||208 mg||50%|
|Phosphorus (P)||299 mg||24%|
|Potassium (K)||2080 mg||44%|
|Sodium (Na)||27 mg||1%|
|Zinc (Zn)||4.5 mg||41%|
|Copper (Cu)||1.3 mg||144%|
|Manganese (Mn)||19.8 mg||861%|
|Selenium (Se)||0.0062 mg||11%|
|Thiamin (B1)||0.058 mg||5%|
|Riboflavin (B2)||0.15 mg||12%|
|Niacin (B3)||1.35 mg||8%|
|Pantothenic acid (B5)||0.542 mg||11%|
|Pyridoxine (B6)||0.107 mg||6%|
|Folate (B9)||0.02 mg||5%|
|Ascorbic acid (C)||0.7 mg||1%|
|Vitamin K||0.0134 mg||11%|
|Vitamin E||4.43 mg||30%|
This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Turmeric is high in carbohydrates.
This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Vitamin E. Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin. This means that any excess can be stored for later use. Vitamin E helps the immune system, it helps the body to form red blood cells and it's a natural antioxidant.
This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Potassium (K). Potassium (K) is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Potassium (K) helps the body keep proper fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle contraction.
This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).