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Cumin vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cumin and Cardamom

  • Cumin has more Iron, Calcium, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Vitamin B3, however Cardamom is richer in Manganese, Fiber, and Zinc.
  • Cardamom covers your daily Manganese needs 1072% more than Cumin.
  • Cardamom has 5 times less Iron than Cumin. Cumin has 66.36mg of Iron, while Cardamom has 13.97mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, cumin seed and Spices, cardamom.

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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
Cumin
6
:
Contains more Calcium +143.1%
Contains more Iron +375%
Contains more Magnesium +59.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +180.3%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Copper +126.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Zinc +55.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128%
Contains more Calcium +143.1%
Contains more Iron +375%
Contains more Magnesium +59.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +180.3%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Copper +126.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Zinc +55.6%

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
Cumin
8
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +315.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +315.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%

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.
Cumin Cardamom
Rich in minerals ok
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Cardamom Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 40.47g Cardamom
Protein 17.81g 10.76g Cumin
Fats 22.27g 6.7g Cumin
Carbs 44.24g 68.47g Cardamom
Calories 375kcal 311kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.25g g Cardamom
Fiber 10.5g 28g Cardamom
Calcium 931mg 383mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 13.97mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 229mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 178mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 1119mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 18mg Cardamom
Zinc 4.8mg 7.47mg Cardamom
Copper 0.867mg 0.383mg Cumin
Vitamin A 1270IU 0IU Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 21mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.198mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.182mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 1.102mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.23mg Cumin
Folate 10µg µg Cumin
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.4µg µg Cumin
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535g 0.68g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 0.87g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 0.43g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cumin Cardamom
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
51
Cumin
20
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
164
Cardamom

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
107%
Cumin
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
68%
Cardamom
Fats
103%
Cumin
31%
Cardamom

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Cumin
Cumin is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 150mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.855g)
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)

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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/nutrients
  2. Cardamom - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170919/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.