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Cardamom vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cardamom and Oregano

  • Cardamom has more Manganese, Zinc, and Vitamin C, however Oregano is higher in Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cardamom covers your daily need of Manganese 1000% more than Oregano.
  • Cardamom has 9 times more Vitamin C than Oregano. While Cardamom has 21mg of Vitamin C, Oregano has only 2.3mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, cardamom and Spices, oregano, dried.

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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 more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -28%
Contains more Zinc +177.7%
Contains more Calcium +317%
Contains more Iron +163.4%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Copper +65.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -28%
Contains more Zinc +177.7%
Contains more Calcium +317%
Contains more Iron +163.4%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Copper +65.3%

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 +813%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +353.9%
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 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin C +813%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +353.9%

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 Oregano
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 Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 40.47g 26.42g Cardamom
Protein 10.76g 9g Cardamom
Fats 6.7g 4.28g Cardamom
Carbs 68.47g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 311kcal 265kcal Cardamom
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar g 4.09g Cardamom
Fiber 28g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 383mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 13.97mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 229mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 178mg 148mg Cardamom
Potassium 1119mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 18mg 25mg Cardamom
Zinc 7.47mg 2.69mg Cardamom
Copper 0.383mg 0.633mg Oregano
Vitamin A 0IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 2.3mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.198mg 0.177mg Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 1.102mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine mg 0.322mg Oregano
Isoleucine mg 0.441mg Oregano
Leucine mg 0.78mg Oregano
Lysine mg 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine mg 0.127mg Oregano
Phenylalanine mg 0.449mg Oregano
Valine mg 0.585mg Oregano
Histidine mg 0.144mg Oregano
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.68g 1.551g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87g 0.716g Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43g 1.369g Oregano

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Cardamom Oregano
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
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
164
Cardamom
314
Oregano

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
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
68%
Cardamom
69%
Oregano
Fats
31%
Cardamom
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Oregano
Oregano is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.871g)
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. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/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.