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Cardamom vs Allspice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cardamom and Allspice?

  • Cardamom is higher in Manganese, Iron, Zinc, Fiber, and Magnesium, yet Allspice is higher in Calcium, Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cardamom's daily need coverage for Manganese is 1089% more.
  • Cardamom has 7 times more Zinc than Allspice. While Cardamom has 7.47mg of Zinc, Allspice has only 1.01mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Cardamom is lower.

We used Spices, cardamom and Spices, allspice, ground types in this article.

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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 Iron +97.9%
Contains more Magnesium +69.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.5%
Contains less Sodium -76.6%
Contains more Zinc +639.6%
Contains more Calcium +72.6%
Contains more Copper +44.4%
Equal in Potassium - 1044
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 265% 97% 49% 93% 11% 28% 185%
Contains more Iron +97.9%
Contains more Magnesium +69.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.5%
Contains less Sodium -76.6%
Contains more Zinc +639.6%
Contains more Calcium +72.6%
Contains more Copper +44.4%
Equal in Potassium - 1044

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 B1 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.21
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 0% 0% 131% 26% 15% 54% 0% 49% 27% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.21

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardamom Allspice Opinion
Net carbs 40.47g 50.52g Allspice
Protein 10.76g 6.09g Cardamom
Fats 6.7g 8.69g Allspice
Carbs 68.47g 72.12g Allspice
Calories 311kcal 263kcal Cardamom
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 28g 21.6g Cardamom
Calcium 383mg 661mg Allspice
Iron 13.97mg 7.06mg Cardamom
Magnesium 229mg 135mg Cardamom
Phosphorus 178mg 113mg Cardamom
Potassium 1119mg 1044mg Cardamom
Sodium 18mg 77mg Cardamom
Zinc 7.47mg 1.01mg Cardamom
Copper 0.383mg 0.553mg Allspice
Vitamin A 0IU 540IU Allspice
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 39.2mg Allspice
Vitamin B1 0.198mg 0.101mg Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.063mg Cardamom
Vitamin B3 1.102mg 2.86mg Allspice
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.21mg Cardamom
Folate µg 36µg Allspice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.68g 2.55g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87g 0.66g Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43g 2.36g Allspice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cardamom Allspice
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
20
Cardamom
28
Allspice
Mineral Summary Score
164
Cardamom
115
Allspice

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
65%
Cardamom
37%
Allspice
Carbohydrates
68%
Cardamom
72%
Allspice
Fats
31%
Cardamom
40%
Allspice

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.87g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Allspice
Allspice is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Cardamom - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170919/nutrients
  2. Allspice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171315/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.