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Caraway spice vs. Cardamom — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Caraway spice and Cardamom

  • Caraway spice has more Copper, Phosphorus, Fiber, Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2, while Cardamom has more Manganese, and Zinc.
  • Cardamom's daily need coverage for Manganese is 1161% higher.
  • Cardamom contains 3 times less Vitamin B3 than Caraway spice. Caraway spice contains 3.606mg of Vitamin B3, while Cardamom contains 1.102mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, caraway seed and Spices, cardamom.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +79.9%
Contains more Iron +16.2%
Contains more Magnesium +12.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +219.1%
Contains more Potassium +20.7%
Contains more Copper +137.6%
Contains more Zinc +35.8%
Contains more Manganese +2053.8%
Equal in Sodium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 207% 609% 185% 244% 120% 3% 150% 304% 170% 66%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128% 3653% 0%
Contains more Calcium +79.9%
Contains more Iron +16.2%
Contains more Magnesium +12.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +219.1%
Contains more Potassium +20.7%
Contains more Copper +137.6%
Contains more Zinc +35.8%
Contains more Manganese +2053.8%
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" charts 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 B1 +93.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +227.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.5%
Equal in Vitamin C - 21
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 22% 50% 0% 70% 96% 88% 68% 0% 84% 8% 0% 14% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 70% 50% 42% 21% 0% 54% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +227.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.5%
Equal in Vitamin C - 21

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +83.7%
Contains more Fats +117.8%
Contains more Water +19.2%
Contains more Carbs +37.2%
Equal in Other - 5.79
20% 15% 50% 10% 6%
Protein: 19.77 g
Fats: 14.59 g
Carbs: 49.9 g
Water: 9.87 g
Other: 5.87 g
11% 7% 68% 8% 6%
Protein: 10.76 g
Fats: 6.7 g
Carbs: 68.47 g
Water: 8.28 g
Other: 5.79 g
Contains more Protein +83.7%
Contains more Fats +117.8%
Contains more Water +19.2%
Contains more Carbs +37.2%
Equal in Other - 5.79

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +719%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +660.9%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.68
6% 65% 30%
Saturated Fat: 0.62 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.125 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.272 g
34% 44% 22%
Saturated Fat: 0.68 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.87 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.43 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +719%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +660.9%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.68

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Caraway spice 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 minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caraway spice Cardamom Opinion
Net carbs 11.9g 40.47g Cardamom
Protein 19.77g 10.76g Caraway spice
Fats 14.59g 6.7g Caraway spice
Carbs 49.9g 68.47g Cardamom
Calories 333kcal 311kcal Caraway spice
Sugar 0.64g Cardamom
Fiber 38g 28g Caraway spice
Calcium 689mg 383mg Caraway spice
Iron 16.23mg 13.97mg Caraway spice
Magnesium 258mg 229mg Caraway spice
Phosphorus 568mg 178mg Caraway spice
Potassium 1351mg 1119mg Caraway spice
Sodium 17mg 18mg Caraway spice
Zinc 5.5mg 7.47mg Cardamom
Copper 0.91mg 0.383mg Caraway spice
Manganese 1.3mg 28mg Cardamom
Selenium 12.1µg Caraway spice
Vitamin A 363IU 0IU Caraway spice
Vitamin A RAE 18µg 0µg Caraway spice
Vitamin E 2.5mg Caraway spice
Vitamin C 21mg 21mg
Vitamin B1 0.383mg 0.198mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B2 0.379mg 0.182mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B3 3.606mg 1.102mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B6 0.36mg 0.23mg Caraway spice
Folate 10µg Caraway spice
Choline 24.7mg Caraway spice
Tryptophan 0.244mg Caraway spice
Threonine 0.756mg Caraway spice
Isoleucine 0.826mg Caraway spice
Leucine 1.218mg Caraway spice
Lysine 1.031mg Caraway spice
Methionine 0.361mg Caraway spice
Phenylalanine 0.867mg Caraway spice
Valine 1.037mg Caraway spice
Histidine 0.55mg Caraway spice
Saturated Fat 0.62g 0.68g Caraway spice
Monounsaturated Fat 7.125g 0.87g Caraway spice
Polyunsaturated fat 3.272g 0.43g Caraway spice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Caraway spice Cardamom
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Caraway spice
18%
Cardamom
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
205%
Caraway spice
496%
Cardamom

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Caraway spice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170918/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.