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Basil vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
Basil
2
:
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Iron +340.7%
Contains more Calcium +116.4%
Contains more Potassium +279.3%
Contains more Magnesium +257.8%
Contains more Zinc +822.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +217.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.383
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Iron +340.7%
Contains more Calcium +116.4%
Contains more Potassium +279.3%
Contains more Magnesium +257.8%
Contains more Zinc +822.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +217.9%
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
Basil
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +482.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +482.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.4%

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
170
Basil
19
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
34
Basil
110
Cardamom

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
19%
Basil
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
3%
Basil
68%
Cardamom
Fats
3%
Basil
31%
Cardamom

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sugars (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cardamom
Cardamom is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Basil
Basil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.639g)
Which food is cheaper?
Basil
Basil is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Basil Cardamom Opinion
Calories 23 311 Cardamom
Protein 3.15 10.76 Cardamom
Fats 0.64 6.7 Cardamom
Vitamin C 18 21 Cardamom
Carbs 2.65 68.47 Cardamom
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.17 13.97 Cardamom
Calcium 177 383 Cardamom
Potassium 295 1119 Cardamom
Magnesium 64 229 Cardamom
Sugars 0.3 Basil
Fiber 1.6 28 Cardamom
Copper 0.385 0.383 Basil
Zinc 0.81 7.47 Cardamom
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Phosphorus 56 178 Cardamom
Sodium 4 18 Basil
Vitamin A 5275 0 Basil
Vitamin E 0.8 Basil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.198 Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.076 0.182 Cardamom
Vitamin B3 0.902 1.102 Cardamom
Vitamin B5 0.209 Basil
Vitamin B6 0.155 0.23 Cardamom
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 414.8 Basil
Folic acid (B9) 0 Basil
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.68 Basil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.87 Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389 0.43 Cardamom
Tryptophan 0.039 Basil
Threonine 0.104 Basil
Isoleucine 0.104 Basil
Leucine 0.191 Basil
Lysine 0.11 Basil
Methionine 0.036 Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13 Basil
Valine 0.127 Basil
Histidine 0.051 Basil
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.