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Cardamom vs Table salt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cardamom and Table salt

  • Cardamom has more Manganese, Iron, Zinc, Magnesium, Copper, Calcium, and Potassium, however Table salt is higher in Fiber, and Phosphorus.
  • Table salt covers your daily need of Sodium 1684% more than Cardamom.
  • Cardamom has 280 times more Manganese than Table salt. While Cardamom has 28mg of Manganese, Table salt has only 0.1mg.
  • 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" chart 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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
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%

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 +∞%
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 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 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 +∞%

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 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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g 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
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0mg Table salt
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 0mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.198mg 0mg Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0mg Cardamom
Vitamin B3 1.102mg 0mg Cardamom
Vitamin B5 mg 0mg Table salt
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0mg Cardamom
Folate µg 0µg Table salt
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Table salt
Tryptophan mg 0mg Table salt
Threonine mg 0mg Table salt
Isoleucine mg 0mg Table salt
Leucine mg 0mg Table salt
Lysine mg 0mg Table salt
Methionine mg 0mg Table salt
Phenylalanine mg 0mg Table salt
Valine mg 0mg Table salt
Histidine mg 0mg Table salt
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
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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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
0
Table salt
Mineral Summary Score
164
Cardamom
636
Table salt

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
0%
Table salt
Carbohydrates
68%
Cardamom
0%
Table salt
Fats
31%
Cardamom
0%
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

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. 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.