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Cardamom vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cardamom and Cumin

  • Cardamom has more Manganese, Fiber, and Zinc, however Cumin is richer in Iron, Calcium, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cardamom covers your daily Manganese needs 1072% more than Cumin.
  • Cumin has 3 times less Fiber than Cardamom. Cardamom has 28g of Fiber, while Cumin has 10.5g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, cardamom and Spices, cumin seed.

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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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Cumin
Contains more Zinc +55.6%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Iron +375%
Contains more Calcium +143.1%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Magnesium +59.8%
Contains more Copper +126.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +180.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 524% 115% 99% 164% 128% 204% 77% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Contains more Zinc +55.6%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Iron +375%
Contains more Calcium +143.1%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Magnesium +59.8%
Contains more Copper +126.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +180.3%

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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Cumin
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +315.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.1%
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 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +315.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.1%

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
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
164
Cardamom
480
Cumin

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
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
68%
Cardamom
44%
Cumin
Fats
31%
Cardamom
103%
Cumin

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 Cumin
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Cardamom Cumin
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Cumin
Cumin is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 150mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.855g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardamom Cumin Opinion
Calories 311 375 Cumin
Protein 10.76 17.81 Cumin
Fats 6.7 22.27 Cumin
Vitamin C 21 7.7 Cardamom
Carbs 68.47 44.24 Cardamom
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 13.97 66.36 Cumin
Calcium 383 931 Cumin
Potassium 1119 1788 Cumin
Magnesium 229 366 Cumin
Sugar 2.25 Cardamom
Fiber 28 10.5 Cardamom
Copper 0.383 0.867 Cumin
Zinc 7.47 4.8 Cardamom
Starch
Phosphorus 178 499 Cumin
Sodium 18 168 Cardamom
Vitamin A 0 1270 Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.198 0.628 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.182 0.327 Cumin
Vitamin B3 1.102 4.579 Cumin
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.435 Cumin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.4 Cumin
Folate 10 Cumin
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 0.68 1.535 Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87 14.04 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43 3.279 Cumin
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.