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Turmeric vs Cardamom - 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 Sugars?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sugars (difference - 3.21g)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (5)
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 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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turmeric Cardamom
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
18
Turmeric
19
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
210
Turmeric
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 Iron +293.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +68%
Contains more Potassium +85.9%
Contains more Copper +239.4%
Contains more Calcium +128%
Contains more Magnesium +10.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +66%
Contains more Iron +293.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +68%
Contains more Potassium +85.9%
Contains more Copper +239.4%
Contains more Calcium +128%
Contains more Magnesium +10.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +66%

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

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
58%
Turmeric
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
68%
Cardamom
Fats
15%
Turmeric
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 Turmeric Cardamom Opinion
Protein 9.68 10.76 Cardamom
Fats 3.25 6.7 Cardamom
Carbs 67.14 68.47 Cardamom
Calories 312 311 Turmeric
Starch
Sugars 3.21 Turmeric
Fiber 22.7 28 Cardamom
Calcium 168 383 Cardamom
Iron 55 13.97 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 229 Cardamom
Phosphorus 299 178 Turmeric
Potassium 2080 1119 Turmeric
Sodium 27 18 Cardamom
Zinc 4.5 7.47 Cardamom
Copper 1.3 0.383 Turmeric
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin C 0.7 21 Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.198 Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.182 Cardamom
Vitamin B3 1.35 1.102 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.542 Turmeric
Vitamin B6 0.107 0.23 Cardamom
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 Turmeric
Folic acid (B9) 0 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
Cholesterol 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 0 Cardamom
Saturated Fat 1.838 0.68 Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 0.87 Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 0.43 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.