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Cardamom vs Peppermint - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cardamom and Peppermint

  • Cardamom has more Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Zinc, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Calcium, however Peppermint is richer in Vitamin A, and Vitamin C.
  • Cardamom covers your daily Manganese needs 1166% more than Peppermint.
  • Peppermint has 7 times less Zinc than Cardamom. Cardamom has 7.47mg of Zinc, while Peppermint has 1.11mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, cardamom and Peppermint, fresh.

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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 Iron +175%
Contains more Calcium +57.6%
Contains more Potassium +96.7%
Contains more Magnesium +186.3%
Contains more Copper +16.4%
Contains more Zinc +573%
Contains more Phosphorus +143.8%
Contains less Sodium -41.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 524% 115% 99% 164% 128% 204% 77% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 73% 51% 58% 110% 31% 32% 5%
Contains more Iron +175%
Contains more Calcium +57.6%
Contains more Potassium +96.7%
Contains more Magnesium +186.3%
Contains more Copper +16.4%
Contains more Zinc +573%
Contains more Phosphorus +143.8%
Contains less Sodium -41.9%

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 B1 +141.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.8%
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 106% 255% 0% 0% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 0% 0% 86%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +141.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.8%

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
Peppermint
Mineral Summary Score
164
Cardamom
68
Peppermint

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
23%
Peppermint
Carbohydrates
68%
Cardamom
15%
Peppermint
Fats
31%
Cardamom
4%
Peppermint

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

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Cardamom Peppermint
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppermint
Peppermint is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.434g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peppermint
Peppermint is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppermint
Peppermint is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cardamom
Cardamom is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardamom Peppermint Opinion
Calories 311 70 Cardamom
Protein 10.76 3.75 Cardamom
Fats 6.7 0.94 Cardamom
Vitamin C 21 31.8 Peppermint
Carbs 68.47 14.89 Cardamom
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 13.97 5.08 Cardamom
Calcium 383 243 Cardamom
Potassium 1119 569 Cardamom
Magnesium 229 80 Cardamom
Sugar
Fiber 28 8 Cardamom
Copper 0.383 0.329 Cardamom
Zinc 7.47 1.11 Cardamom
Starch
Phosphorus 178 73 Cardamom
Sodium 18 31 Cardamom
Vitamin A 0 4248 Peppermint
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.198 0.082 Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.182 0.266 Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1.102 1.706 Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.338 Peppermint
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.129 Cardamom
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 114 Peppermint
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.68 0.246 Peppermint
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87 0.033 Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43 0.508 Peppermint
Tryptophan 0.058 Peppermint
Threonine 0.154 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154 Peppermint
Leucine 0.281 Peppermint
Lysine 0.161 Peppermint
Methionine 0.053 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191 Peppermint
Valine 0.187 Peppermint
Histidine 0.075 Peppermint
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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. Peppermint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173474/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.