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Black pepper vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Black pepper and Cardamom?

  • Black pepper is richer in Copper, Potassium, and Calcium, yet Cardamom is richer in Manganese, Zinc, Iron, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Fiber, and Vitamin B1.
  • Cardamom's daily need coverage for Manganese is 663% higher.
  • Black pepper has 3 times more Copper than Cardamom. Black pepper has 1.33mg of Copper, while Cardamom has 0.383mg.

We used Spices, pepper, black and Spices, cardamom types in this 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
Contains more Calcium +15.7%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Contains more Copper +247.3%
Contains more Iron +43.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.7%
Contains more Zinc +527.7%
Equal in Sodium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128%
Contains more Calcium +15.7%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Contains more Copper +247.3%
Contains more Iron +43.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.7%
Contains more Zinc +527.7%
Equal in Sodium - 18

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.102
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 70% 50% 42% 21% 0% 54% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.102

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Black pepper Cardamom
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black pepper Cardamom Opinion
Net carbs 38.65g 40.47g Cardamom
Protein 10.39g 10.76g Cardamom
Fats 3.26g 6.7g Cardamom
Carbs 63.95g 68.47g Cardamom
Calories 251kcal 311kcal Cardamom
Starch g g
Fructose 0.23g g Black pepper
Sugar 0.64g g Cardamom
Fiber 25.3g 28g Cardamom
Calcium 443mg 383mg Black pepper
Iron 9.71mg 13.97mg Cardamom
Magnesium 171mg 229mg Cardamom
Phosphorus 158mg 178mg Cardamom
Potassium 1329mg 1119mg Black pepper
Sodium 20mg 18mg Cardamom
Zinc 1.19mg 7.47mg Cardamom
Copper 1.33mg 0.383mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 547IU 0IU Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04mg mg Black pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 21mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.108mg 0.198mg Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.182mg Cardamom
Vitamin B3 1.143mg 1.102mg Black pepper
Vitamin B5 1.399mg mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291mg 0.23mg Black pepper
Folate 17µg µg Black pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 163.7µg µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.058mg mg Black pepper
Threonine 0.244mg mg Black pepper
Isoleucine 0.366mg mg Black pepper
Leucine 1.014mg mg Black pepper
Lysine 0.244mg mg Black pepper
Methionine 0.096mg mg Black pepper
Phenylalanine 0.446mg mg Black pepper
Valine 0.547mg mg Black pepper
Histidine 0.159mg mg Black pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.392g 0.68g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739g 0.87g Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998g 0.43g Black pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
60
Black pepper
20
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
160
Black pepper
164
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 food.
Protein
62%
Black pepper
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
68%
Cardamom
Fats
15%
Black pepper
31%
Cardamom

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.712g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Black pepper
Black pepper is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/nutrients
  2. Cardamom - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170919/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.