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Cardamom vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.158g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sugars (difference - 3.21g)
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 richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (5)

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 Turmeric
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cardamom Turmeric
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
18
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
110
Cardamom
210
Turmeric

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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Contains more Calcium +128%
Contains more Magnesium +10.1%
Contains more Zinc +66%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +293.7%
Contains more Potassium +85.9%
Contains more Copper +239.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +68%
Equal in Magnesium - 208
Contains more Calcium +128%
Contains more Magnesium +10.1%
Contains more Zinc +66%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +293.7%
Contains more Potassium +85.9%
Contains more Copper +239.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +68%
Equal in Magnesium - 208

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 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +241.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +241.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.5%

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
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
68%
Cardamom
67%
Turmeric
Fats
31%
Cardamom
15%
Turmeric

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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 Turmeric Opinion
Calories 311 312 Turmeric
Protein 10.76 9.68 Cardamom
Fats 6.7 3.25 Cardamom
Vitamin C 21 0.7 Cardamom
Carbs 68.47 67.14 Cardamom
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 13.97 55 Turmeric
Calcium 383 168 Cardamom
Potassium 1119 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 229 208 Cardamom
Sugars 3.21 Turmeric
Fiber 28 22.7 Cardamom
Copper 0.383 1.3 Turmeric
Zinc 7.47 4.5 Cardamom
Starch
Phosphorus 178 299 Turmeric
Sodium 18 27 Cardamom
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.198 0.058 Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.182 0.15 Cardamom
Vitamin B3 1.102 1.35 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.107 Cardamom
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 Turmeric
Folic acid (B9) 0 Turmeric
Trans Fat 0 0.056 Cardamom
Saturated Fat 0.68 1.838 Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87 0.449 Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43 0.756 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47 Turmeric
Leucine 0.81 Turmeric
Lysine 0.38 Turmeric
Methionine 0.14 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53 Turmeric
Valine 0.66 Turmeric
Histidine 0.15 Turmeric
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.