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Saffron vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Saffron
Saffron is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 0.906g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 130mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Saffron Cardamom
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
57
Saffron
19
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
91
Saffron
110
Cardamom

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 Potassium +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.6%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Calcium +245%
Contains more Copper +16.8%
Contains more Zinc +585.3%
Contains less Sodium -87.8%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.6%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Calcium +245%
Contains more Copper +16.8%
Contains more Zinc +585.3%
Contains less Sodium -87.8%

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 +284.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +339.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +284.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +339.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72.2%

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
69%
Saffron
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
65%
Saffron
68%
Cardamom
Fats
27%
Saffron
31%
Cardamom

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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 Saffron Cardamom Opinion
Calories 310 311 Cardamom
Protein 11.43 10.76 Saffron
Fats 5.85 6.7 Cardamom
Vitamin C 80.8 21 Saffron
Carbs 65.37 68.47 Cardamom
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 11.1 13.97 Cardamom
Calcium 111 383 Cardamom
Potassium 1724 1119 Saffron
Magnesium 264 229 Saffron
Sugars
Fiber 3.9 28 Cardamom
Copper 0.328 0.383 Cardamom
Zinc 1.09 7.47 Cardamom
Starch
Phosphorus 252 178 Saffron
Sodium 148 18 Cardamom
Vitamin A 530 0 Saffron
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.198 Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.267 0.182 Saffron
Vitamin B3 1.46 1.102 Saffron
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 1.01 0.23 Saffron
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Saffron
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.586 0.68 Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.429 0.87 Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 2.067 0.43 Saffron
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
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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