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Cardamom vs. Bay leaf — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cardamom and Bay leaf

  • Cardamom has more Manganese, Zinc, Magnesium, and Potassium, however, Bay leaf is richer in Iron, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2.
  • Cardamom covers your daily Manganese needs 862% more than Bay leaf.
  • Bay leaf has 2 times less Potassium than Cardamom. Cardamom has 1119mg of Potassium, while Bay leaf has 529mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, cardamom and Spices, bay leaf.

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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 Magnesium +90.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.5%
Contains more Potassium +111.5%
Contains less Sodium -21.7%
Contains more Zinc +101.9%
Contains more Manganese +242.8%
Contains more Calcium +117.8%
Contains more Iron +207.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.416
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128% 3653% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 251% 1613% 86% 49% 47% 3% 101% 139% 1066% 16%
Contains more Magnesium +90.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.5%
Contains more Potassium +111.5%
Contains less Sodium -21.7%
Contains more Zinc +101.9%
Contains more Manganese +242.8%
Contains more Calcium +117.8%
Contains more Iron +207.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.416

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 B1 +2100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +656.5%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 372% 0% 0% 155% 3% 98% 38% 0% 402% 135% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +656.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +41.4%
Contains more Water +52.2%
Contains more Other +59.9%
Contains more Fats +24.8%
Equal in Carbs - 74.97
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
8% 8% 75% 5% 4%
Protein: 7.61 g
Fats: 8.36 g
Carbs: 74.97 g
Water: 5.44 g
Other: 3.62 g
Contains more Protein +41.4%
Contains more Water +52.2%
Contains more Other +59.9%
Contains more Fats +24.8%
Equal in Carbs - 74.97

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +88.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +432.6%
34% 44% 22%
Saturated Fat: 0.68 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.87 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.43 g
37% 26% 37%
Saturated Fat: 2.28 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.64 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.29 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +88.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +432.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cardamom Bay leaf
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardamom Bay leaf Opinion
Net carbs 40.47g 48.67g Bay leaf
Protein 10.76g 7.61g Cardamom
Fats 6.7g 8.36g Bay leaf
Carbs 68.47g 74.97g Bay leaf
Calories 311kcal 313kcal Bay leaf
Fiber 28g 26.3g Cardamom
Calcium 383mg 834mg Bay leaf
Iron 13.97mg 43mg Bay leaf
Magnesium 229mg 120mg Cardamom
Phosphorus 178mg 113mg Cardamom
Potassium 1119mg 529mg Cardamom
Sodium 18mg 23mg Cardamom
Zinc 7.47mg 3.7mg Cardamom
Copper 0.383mg 0.416mg Bay leaf
Manganese 28mg 8.167mg Cardamom
Selenium 2.8µg Bay leaf
Vitamin A 0IU 6185IU Bay leaf
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 309µg Bay leaf
Vitamin C 21mg 46.5mg Bay leaf
Vitamin B1 0.198mg 0.009mg Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.421mg Bay leaf
Vitamin B3 1.102mg 2.005mg Bay leaf
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 1.74mg Bay leaf
Folate 180µg Bay leaf
Saturated Fat 0.68g 2.28g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87g 1.64g Bay leaf
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43g 2.29g Bay leaf

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cardamom Bay leaf
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
18%
Cardamom
92%
Bay leaf
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
496%
Cardamom
337%
Bay leaf

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Cardamom - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170919/nutrients
  2. Bay leaf - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170917/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.