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Cardamom vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.335g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cardamom
Cardamom is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sugars (difference - 2.17g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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 Cinnamon
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
110
Cardamom
79
Cinnamon

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
:
Contains more Iron +67.9%
Contains more Potassium +159.6%
Contains more Magnesium +281.7%
Contains more Copper +13%
Contains more Zinc +308.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.1%
Contains more Calcium +161.6%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Iron +67.9%
Contains more Potassium +159.6%
Contains more Magnesium +281.7%
Contains more Copper +13%
Contains more Zinc +308.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.1%
Contains more Calcium +161.6%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +452.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +343.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +452.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +343.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.9%

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
68%
Cardamom
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
31%
Cardamom
6%
Cinnamon

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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 Cinnamon Opinion
Calories 311 247 Cardamom
Protein 10.76 3.99 Cardamom
Fats 6.7 1.24 Cardamom
Vitamin C 21 3.8 Cardamom
Carbs 68.47 80.59 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 13.97 8.32 Cardamom
Calcium 383 1002 Cinnamon
Potassium 1119 431 Cardamom
Magnesium 229 60 Cardamom
Sugars 2.17 Cinnamon
Fiber 28 53.1 Cinnamon
Copper 0.383 0.339 Cardamom
Zinc 7.47 1.83 Cardamom
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Phosphorus 178 64 Cardamom
Sodium 18 10 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 0 295 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.198 0.022 Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.182 0.041 Cardamom
Vitamin B3 1.102 1.332 Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358 Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.158 Cardamom
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.2 Cinnamon
Folic acid (B9) 0 Cinnamon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.68 0.345 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87 0.246 Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43 0.068 Cardamom
Tryptophan 0.049 Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136 Cinnamon
Isoleucine 0.146 Cinnamon
Leucine 0.253 Cinnamon
Lysine 0.243 Cinnamon
Methionine 0.078 Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146 Cinnamon
Valine 0.224 Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117 Cinnamon
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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