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Cardamom vs. Table salt — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cardamom and Table salt

  • Table salt has less Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Zinc, Magnesium, Copper, Calcium, Potassium, and Phosphorus than Cardamom.
  • Table salt covers your daily need of Sodium 1684% more than Cardamom.
  • Cardamom has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, cardamom and Salt, table.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +1495.8%
Contains more Iron +4133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +22800%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +13887.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +7370%
Contains more Copper +1176.7%
Contains more Manganese +27900%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128% 3653% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10% 14% 1%
Contains more Calcium +1495.8%
Contains more Iron +4133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +22800%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +13887.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +7370%
Contains more Copper +1176.7%
Contains more Manganese +27900%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 70% 50% 42% 21% 0% 54% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +4040%
Contains more Other +1623.7%
11% 7% 68% 8% 6%
Protein: 10.76 g
Fats: 6.7 g
Carbs: 68.47 g
Water: 8.28 g
Other: 5.79 g
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 0.2 g
Other: 99.8 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +4040%
Contains more Other +1623.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cardamom Table salt
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardamom Table salt Opinion
Net carbs 40.47g 0g Cardamom
Protein 10.76g 0g Cardamom
Fats 6.7g 0g Cardamom
Carbs 68.47g 0g Cardamom
Calories 311kcal 0kcal Cardamom
Fiber 28g 0g Cardamom
Calcium 383mg 24mg Cardamom
Iron 13.97mg 0.33mg Cardamom
Magnesium 229mg 1mg Cardamom
Phosphorus 178mg 0mg Cardamom
Potassium 1119mg 8mg Cardamom
Sodium 18mg 38758mg Cardamom
Zinc 7.47mg 0.1mg Cardamom
Copper 0.383mg 0.03mg Cardamom
Manganese 28mg 0.1mg Cardamom
Selenium 0.1µg Table salt
Vitamin C 21mg 0mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.198mg 0mg Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0mg Cardamom
Vitamin B3 1.102mg 0mg Cardamom
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0mg Cardamom
Saturated Fat 0.68g 0g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87g 0g Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43g 0g Cardamom

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cardamom Table salt
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Cardamom
0%
Table salt
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
496%
Cardamom
510%
Table salt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.68g)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $4.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 38740mg)
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 is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cardamom - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170919/nutrients
  2. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.