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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 Calcium +37.1%
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains more Copper +213.3%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Zinc +58.9%
Equal in Potassium - 1119
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 158% 717% 183% 158% 104% 7% 129% 400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128%
Contains more Calcium +37.1%
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains more Copper +213.3%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Zinc +58.9%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 505% 0% 3% 44% 47% 62% 65% 25% 43% 0% 250%
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 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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Curry powder Cardamom Opinion
Net carbs 2.63g 40.47g Cardamom
Protein 14.29g 10.76g Curry powder
Fats 14.01g 6.7g Curry powder
Carbs 55.83g 68.47g Cardamom
Calories 325kcal 311kcal Curry powder
Starch g g
Fructose 0.79g g Curry powder
Sugar 2.76g g Cardamom
Fiber 53.2g 28g Curry powder
Calcium 525mg 383mg Curry powder
Iron 19.1mg 13.97mg Curry powder
Magnesium 255mg 229mg Curry powder
Phosphorus 367mg 178mg Curry powder
Potassium 1170mg 1119mg Curry powder
Sodium 52mg 18mg Cardamom
Zinc 4.7mg 7.47mg Cardamom
Copper 1.2mg 0.383mg Curry powder
Vitamin A 19IU 0IU Curry powder
Vitamin E 25.24mg mg Curry powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 21mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.176mg 0.198mg Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.182mg Curry powder
Vitamin B3 3.26mg 1.102mg Curry powder
Vitamin B5 1.07mg mg Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.105mg 0.23mg Cardamom
Folate 56µg µg Curry powder
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 99.8µg µg Curry powder
Tryptophan 0.11mg mg Curry powder
Threonine 0.35mg mg Curry powder
Isoleucine 0.63mg mg Curry powder
Leucine 0.89mg mg Curry powder
Lysine 0.7mg mg Curry powder
Methionine 0.19mg mg Curry powder
Phenylalanine 0.58mg mg Curry powder
Valine 0.75mg mg Curry powder
Histidine 0.29mg mg Curry powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.648g 0.68g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 8.782g 0.87g Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 3.056g 0.43g Curry powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Curry powder Cardamom
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
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

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)

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.