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Cardamom vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cardamom and Black pepper?

  • Cardamom is richer in Manganese, Zinc, Iron, Magnesium, Fiber, and Vitamin B1, yet Black pepper is richer in Copper, Vitamin C, Potassium, and Calcium.
  • Cardamom's daily need coverage for Manganese is 663% higher.
  • Cardamom has 6 times more Zinc than Black pepper. Cardamom has 7.47mg of Zinc, while Black pepper has 1.19mg.

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

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.18
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.143
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 70% 0% 0% 0% 50% 42% 21% 0% 54% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 33% 21% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 0% 410% 13%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.18
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.143

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
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
164
Cardamom
160
Black pepper

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
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
68%
Cardamom
64%
Black pepper
Fats
31%
Cardamom
15%
Black pepper

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 Black pepper
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

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Cardamom Black pepper
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.