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Curry powder vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Curry powder and Cardamom

  • Curry powder has more Fiber, Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B3, while Cardamom has more Manganese, Zinc, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cardamom's daily need coverage for Manganese is 857% higher.
  • Cardamom contains 3 times less Copper than Curry powder. Curry powder contains 1.2mg of Copper, while Cardamom contains 0.383mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, curry powder 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
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Calcium +37.1%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Contains more Copper +213.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains more Zinc +58.9%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Equal in Potassium - 1119
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 717% 158% 104% 183% 400% 129% 158% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 524% 115% 99% 164% 128% 204% 77% 3%
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Calcium +37.1%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Contains more Copper +213.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains more Zinc +58.9%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Equal in Potassium - 1119

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 2% 505% 0% 44% 47% 62% 65% 25% 0% 250% 43%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182

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
87
Curry powder
20
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
231
Curry powder
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
86%
Curry powder
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
56%
Curry powder
68%
Cardamom
Fats
65%
Curry powder
31%
Cardamom

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.
Curry powder 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 glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Curry powder
Curry powder is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Curry powder
Curry powder is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Curry powder
Curry powder is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.968g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Curry powder Cardamom Opinion
Calories 325 311 Curry powder
Protein 14.29 10.76 Curry powder
Fats 14.01 6.7 Curry powder
Vitamin C 0.7 21 Cardamom
Carbs 55.83 68.47 Cardamom
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 19.1 13.97 Curry powder
Calcium 525 383 Curry powder
Potassium 1170 1119 Curry powder
Magnesium 255 229 Curry powder
Sugar 2.76 Cardamom
Fiber 53.2 28 Curry powder
Copper 1.2 0.383 Curry powder
Zinc 4.7 7.47 Cardamom
Starch
Phosphorus 367 178 Curry powder
Sodium 52 18 Cardamom
Vitamin A 19 0 Curry powder
Vitamin E 25.24 Curry powder
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.176 0.198 Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.2 0.182 Curry powder
Vitamin B3 3.26 1.102 Curry powder
Vitamin B5 1.07 Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.105 0.23 Cardamom
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 99.8 Curry powder
Folate 56 Curry powder
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.648 0.68 Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 8.782 0.87 Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 3.056 0.43 Curry powder
Tryptophan 0.11 Curry powder
Threonine 0.35 Curry powder
Isoleucine 0.63 Curry powder
Leucine 0.89 Curry powder
Lysine 0.7 Curry powder
Methionine 0.19 Curry powder
Phenylalanine 0.58 Curry powder
Valine 0.75 Curry powder
Histidine 0.29 Curry powder
Fructose 0.79 Curry powder

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. Curry powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170924/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.