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Cardamom vs Nutmeg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cardamom
Cardamom is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cardamom
Cardamom is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 25.26g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sugars (difference - 2.99g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Cardamom Nutmeg
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cardamom Nutmeg
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
19
Cardamom
12
Nutmeg
Mineral Summary Score
110
Cardamom
67
Nutmeg

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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3
Nutmeg
Contains more Iron +359.5%
Contains more Calcium +108.2%
Contains more Potassium +219.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25.1%
Contains more Zinc +247.4%
Contains more Copper +168.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.7%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Contains more Iron +359.5%
Contains more Calcium +108.2%
Contains more Potassium +219.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25.1%
Contains more Zinc +247.4%
Contains more Copper +168.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.7%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%

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
:
6
Nutmeg
Contains more Vitamin C +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +219.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +219.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.9%

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
65%
Cardamom
35%
Nutmeg
Carbohydrates
68%
Cardamom
49%
Nutmeg
Fats
31%
Cardamom
168%
Nutmeg

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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 Cardamom Nutmeg Opinion
Calories 311 525 Nutmeg
Protein 10.76 5.84 Cardamom
Fats 6.7 36.31 Nutmeg
Vitamin C 21 3 Cardamom
Carbs 68.47 49.29 Cardamom
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 13.97 3.04 Cardamom
Calcium 383 184 Cardamom
Potassium 1119 350 Cardamom
Magnesium 229 183 Cardamom
Sugars 2.99 Nutmeg
Fiber 28 20.8 Cardamom
Copper 0.383 1.027 Nutmeg
Zinc 7.47 2.15 Cardamom
Starch
Phosphorus 178 213 Nutmeg
Sodium 18 16 Nutmeg
Vitamin A 0 102 Nutmeg
Vitamin E 0 Nutmeg
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.198 0.346 Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.182 0.057 Cardamom
Vitamin B3 1.102 1.299 Nutmeg
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.16 Cardamom
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Nutmeg
Folic acid (B9) 0 Nutmeg
Trans Fat 0 Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 0.68 25.94 Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87 3.22 Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43 0.35 Cardamom
Tryptophan
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Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
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Valine
Histidine
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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