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

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 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 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardamom Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 40.47g 33.74g Cardamom
Protein 10.76g 17.81g Cumin
Fats 6.7g 22.27g Cumin
Carbs 68.47g 44.24g Cardamom
Calories 311kcal 375kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.25g Cardamom
Fiber 28g 10.5g Cardamom
Calcium 383mg 931mg Cumin
Iron 13.97mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 229mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 178mg 499mg Cumin
Potassium 1119mg 1788mg Cumin
Sodium 18mg 168mg Cardamom
Zinc 7.47mg 4.8mg Cardamom
Copper 0.383mg 0.867mg Cumin
Vitamin A 0IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin E mg 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 7.7mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.198mg 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 1.102mg 4.579mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.435mg Cumin
Folate µg 10µg Cumin
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 5.4µg Cumin
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 g Cumin
Saturated Fat 0.68g 1.535g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87g 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43g 3.279g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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

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)

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.