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Fenugreek vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Fenugreek and Cardamom

  • Fenugreek is higher in Iron, Copper, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2, yet Cardamom is higher in Manganese, Zinc, Calcium, Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Cardamom covers your daily Manganese needs 1164% more than Fenugreek.
  • Fenugreek contains 3 times more Copper than Cardamom. While Fenugreek contains 1.11mg of Copper, Cardamom contains only 0.383mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, fenugreek 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
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Copper +189.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.3%
Contains more Calcium +117.6%
Contains more Potassium +45.3%
Contains more Magnesium +19.9%
Contains more Zinc +198.8%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1258% 53% 68% 137% 370% 69% 127% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 524% 115% 99% 164% 128% 204% 77% 3%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Copper +189.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.3%
Contains more Calcium +117.6%
Contains more Potassium +45.3%
Contains more Magnesium +19.9%
Contains more Zinc +198.8%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%

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 B1 +62.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +600%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 4% 0% 0% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 0% 0% 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 B1 +62.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +600%

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.
Fenugreek Cardamom
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fenugreek Cardamom Opinion
Calories 323kcal 311kcal Fenugreek
Protein 23g 10.76g Fenugreek
Fats 6.41g 6.7g Cardamom
Vitamin C 3mg 21mg Cardamom
Net carbs 33.75g 40.47g Cardamom
Carbs 58.35g 68.47g Cardamom
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 33.53mg 13.97mg Fenugreek
Calcium 176mg 383mg Cardamom
Potassium 770mg 1119mg Cardamom
Magnesium 191mg 229mg Cardamom
Sugar g g
Fiber 24.6g 28g Cardamom
Copper 1.11mg 0.383mg Fenugreek
Zinc 2.5mg 7.47mg Cardamom
Starch g g
Phosphorus 296mg 178mg Fenugreek
Sodium 67mg 18mg Cardamom
Vitamin A 60IU 0IU Fenugreek
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.322mg 0.198mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.366mg 0.182mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 1.64mg 1.102mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 0.23mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Folate 57µg µg Fenugreek
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.46g 0.68g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.87g Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.43g Cardamom
Tryptophan 0.391mg mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898mg mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241mg mg Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757mg mg Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684mg mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338mg mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089mg mg Fenugreek
Valine 1.102mg mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668mg mg Fenugreek
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fenugreek Cardamom
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
33
Fenugreek
20
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
261
Fenugreek
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
138%
Fenugreek
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
58%
Fenugreek
68%
Cardamom
Fats
30%
Fenugreek
31%
Cardamom

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.78g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/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.