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Cardamom vs Curry powder - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cardamom and Curry powder

  • Cardamom has more Manganese, Zinc, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, while Curry powder has more Fiber, Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cardamom's daily need coverage for Manganese is 857% higher.
  • Curry powder contains 30 times less Vitamin C than Cardamom. Cardamom contains 21mg of Vitamin C, while Curry powder contains 0.7mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, cardamom and Spices, curry powder.

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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 less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Zinc +58.9%
Contains more Calcium +37.1%
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains more Copper +213.3%
Equal in Potassium - 1170
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 158% 717% 183% 158% 104% 7% 129% 400%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Zinc +58.9%
Contains more Calcium +37.1%
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains more Copper +213.3%
Equal in Potassium - 1170

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 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.2
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 2% 505% 0% 3% 44% 47% 62% 65% 25% 43% 0% 250%
Contains more Vitamin C +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.2

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 Curry powder
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 glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardamom Curry powder Opinion
Net carbs 40.47g 2.63g Cardamom
Protein 10.76g 14.29g Curry powder
Fats 6.7g 14.01g Curry powder
Carbs 68.47g 55.83g Cardamom
Calories 311kcal 325kcal Curry powder
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.79g Curry powder
Sugar g 2.76g Cardamom
Fiber 28g 53.2g Curry powder
Calcium 383mg 525mg Curry powder
Iron 13.97mg 19.1mg Curry powder
Magnesium 229mg 255mg Curry powder
Phosphorus 178mg 367mg Curry powder
Potassium 1119mg 1170mg Curry powder
Sodium 18mg 52mg Cardamom
Zinc 7.47mg 4.7mg Cardamom
Copper 0.383mg 1.2mg Curry powder
Vitamin A 0IU 19IU Curry powder
Vitamin E mg 25.24mg Curry powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 0.7mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.198mg 0.176mg Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.2mg Curry powder
Vitamin B3 1.102mg 3.26mg Curry powder
Vitamin B5 mg 1.07mg Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.105mg Cardamom
Folate µg 56µg Curry powder
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 99.8µg Curry powder
Tryptophan mg 0.11mg Curry powder
Threonine mg 0.35mg Curry powder
Isoleucine mg 0.63mg Curry powder
Leucine mg 0.89mg Curry powder
Lysine mg 0.7mg Curry powder
Methionine mg 0.19mg Curry powder
Phenylalanine mg 0.58mg Curry powder
Valine mg 0.75mg Curry powder
Histidine mg 0.29mg Curry powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.68g 1.648g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87g 8.782g Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43g 3.056g Curry powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cardamom Curry powder
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
87
Curry powder
Mineral Summary Score
164
Cardamom
231
Curry powder

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
86%
Curry powder
Carbohydrates
68%
Cardamom
56%
Curry powder
Fats
31%
Cardamom
65%
Curry powder

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Curry powder
Curry powder is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Curry powder
Curry powder is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Curry powder
Curry powder is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.968g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Curry powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170924/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.