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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 Zinc +177.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -28%
Contains more Iron +163.4%
Contains more Calcium +317%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +65.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 524% 115% 99% 164% 128% 204% 77% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Contains more Zinc +177.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -28%
Contains more Iron +163.4%
Contains more Calcium +317%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
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 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 8% 103% 366% 0% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 0% 1555% 178%
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 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 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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.