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Cardamom vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cardamom and Paprika

  • Cardamom is richer in Manganese, and Zinc, yet Paprika is richer in Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Copper, Potassium, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Cardamom is 1148% higher.
  • Cardamom contains 2 times more Zinc than Paprika. Cardamom contains 7.47mg of Zinc, while Paprika contains 4.33mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, cardamom and Spices, paprika.

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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 Calcium +67.2%
Contains more Magnesium +28.7%
Contains more Zinc +72.5%
Contains less Sodium -73.5%
Contains more Iron +51.3%
Contains more Potassium +103.8%
Contains more Copper +86.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 524% 115% 99% 164% 128% 204% 77% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Contains more Calcium +67.2%
Contains more Magnesium +28.7%
Contains more Zinc +72.5%
Contains less Sodium -73.5%
Contains more Iron +51.3%
Contains more Potassium +103.8%
Contains more Copper +86.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.4%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +575.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +812.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +830.9%
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 3% 2956% 583% 0% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 0% 201% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +575.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +812.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +830.9%

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
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
164
Cardamom
211
Paprika

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
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
68%
Cardamom
54%
Paprika
Fats
31%
Cardamom
59%
Paprika

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 Paprika
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
Rich in minerals Equal

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Paprika
Paprika is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.46g)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardamom Paprika Opinion
Calories 311 282 Cardamom
Protein 10.76 14.14 Paprika
Fats 6.7 12.89 Paprika
Vitamin C 21 0.9 Cardamom
Carbs 68.47 53.99 Cardamom
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 13.97 21.14 Paprika
Calcium 383 229 Cardamom
Potassium 1119 2280 Paprika
Magnesium 229 178 Cardamom
Sugar 10.34 Cardamom
Fiber 28 34.9 Paprika
Copper 0.383 0.713 Paprika
Zinc 7.47 4.33 Cardamom
Starch
Phosphorus 178 314 Paprika
Sodium 18 68 Cardamom
Vitamin A 0 49254 Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.198 0.33 Paprika
Vitamin B2 0.182 1.23 Paprika
Vitamin B3 1.102 10.06 Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51 Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.23 2.141 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 Paprika
Folate 49 Paprika
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.68 2.14 Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87 1.695 Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43 7.766 Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07 Paprika
Threonine 0.49 Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57 Paprika
Leucine 0.92 Paprika
Lysine 0.69 Paprika
Methionine 0.2 Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61 Paprika
Valine 0.75 Paprika
Histidine 0.25 Paprika
Fructose 6.71 Paprika

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. Paprika - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171329/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.