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Nutritive values

Indian cooking attributes a lot of nutritive value to this spice. Apart from being used as a part of daily cooking, turmeric is believed to have many curative values that work differently on the organs of the body.

Given below, is a detailed list of nutritive values that turmeric has:

Cured turmeric composition / 100 Gram

Moisture 5.8 g /100 g
Protein 8.6 g /100 g
Fat 8.9 g /100 g
Carbohydrates 63.0 g /100 g
Fibre 6.9 g /100 g
Mineral Matter 6.8 g /100 g
Calcium 0.2 g /100 g
Phosphorus 0.26 g /100 g
Iron 0.01 g /100 g
Sodium 0.5 g /100 g
Potassium 175 IU /100 g
Vit.A 0.09 mg /100g
Vit.B 0.09 mg /100g
Vit.B2 0.09 mg /100g
Vit.C 49.8 mg /100g
Niacin 4.8 mg /100g
Calorific value 390 calories per 100g
Essential Oil Dried Rhizomes 5-6%
Fresh Rhizomes 0.24%