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Cayenne pepper vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.58g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sugars (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper 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
363
Cayenne pepper
19
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
82
Cayenne pepper
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 +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Calcium +158.8%
Contains more Magnesium +50.7%
Contains more Zinc +201.2%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Copper - 0.383
Contains more Potassium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Calcium +158.8%
Contains more Magnesium +50.7%
Contains more Zinc +201.2%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Copper - 0.383

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 +263.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +404.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +689.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +965.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +263.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +404.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +689.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +965.2%

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
68%
Cardamom
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
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 Cayenne pepper Cardamom Opinion
Calories 318 311 Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01 10.76 Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27 6.7 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 21 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63 68.47 Cardamom
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 13.97 Cardamom
Calcium 148 383 Cardamom
Potassium 2014 1119 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152 229 Cardamom
Sugars 10.34 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 27.2 28 Cardamom
Copper 0.373 0.383 Cardamom
Zinc 2.48 7.47 Cardamom
Starch
Phosphorus 293 178 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30 18 Cardamom
Vitamin A 41610 0 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.198 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.182 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 1.102 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 2.45 0.23 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 Cayenne pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 Cayenne pepper
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 0.68 Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 0.87 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 0.43 Cayenne pepper
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Valine
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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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