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

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 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 2956% 583% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 37% 0% 201%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardamom Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 40.47g 19.09g Cardamom
Protein 10.76g 14.14g Paprika
Fats 6.7g 12.89g Paprika
Carbs 68.47g 53.99g Cardamom
Calories 311kcal 282kcal Cardamom
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.71g Paprika
Sugar g 10.34g Cardamom
Fiber 28g 34.9g Paprika
Calcium 383mg 229mg Cardamom
Iron 13.97mg 21.14mg Paprika
Magnesium 229mg 178mg Cardamom
Phosphorus 178mg 314mg Paprika
Potassium 1119mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 18mg 68mg Cardamom
Zinc 7.47mg 4.33mg Cardamom
Copper 0.383mg 0.713mg Paprika
Vitamin A 0IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin E mg 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 0.9mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.198mg 0.33mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 1.102mg 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 mg 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate µg 49µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan mg 0.07mg Paprika
Threonine mg 0.49mg Paprika
Isoleucine mg 0.57mg Paprika
Leucine mg 0.92mg Paprika
Lysine mg 0.69mg Paprika
Methionine mg 0.2mg Paprika
Phenylalanine mg 0.61mg Paprika
Valine mg 0.75mg Paprika
Histidine mg 0.25mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.68g 2.14g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87g 1.695g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43g 7.766g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cardamom Paprika
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
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

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.

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.