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Marjoram vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Marjoram and Cardamom different?

  • Marjoram is higher in Iron, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, and Magnesium, however Cardamom is richer in Manganese, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Cardamom is 981% higher.
  • Marjoram contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Cardamom. While Marjoram contains 403µg of Vitamin A RAE, Cardamom contains only 0µg.

Spices, marjoram, dried and Spices, cardamom are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +419.6%
Contains more Iron +492.1%
Contains more Magnesium +51.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.9%
Contains more Potassium +36%
Contains more Copper +195.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.6%
Contains more Zinc +107.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128%
Contains more Calcium +419.6%
Contains more Iron +492.1%
Contains more Magnesium +51.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.9%
Contains more Potassium +36%
Contains more Copper +195.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.6%
Contains more Zinc +107.5%

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 C +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +417.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 485% 34% 0% 172% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 206% 0% 1555%
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 C +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +417.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marjoram Cardamom Opinion
Net carbs 20.26g 40.47g Cardamom
Protein 12.66g 10.76g Marjoram
Fats 7.04g 6.7g Marjoram
Carbs 60.56g 68.47g Cardamom
Calories 271kcal 311kcal Cardamom
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.09g g Cardamom
Fiber 40.3g 28g Marjoram
Calcium 1990mg 383mg Marjoram
Iron 82.71mg 13.97mg Marjoram
Magnesium 346mg 229mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 306mg 178mg Marjoram
Potassium 1522mg 1119mg Marjoram
Sodium 77mg 18mg Cardamom
Zinc 3.6mg 7.47mg Cardamom
Copper 1.133mg 0.383mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 8068IU 0IU Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69mg mg Marjoram
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 51.4mg 21mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.198mg Marjoram
Vitamin B2 0.316mg 0.182mg Marjoram
Vitamin B3 4.12mg 1.102mg Marjoram
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 1.19mg 0.23mg Marjoram
Folate 274µg µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg µg Marjoram
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 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.529g 0.68g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94g 0.87g Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405g 0.43g Marjoram

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Marjoram 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
246
Marjoram
20
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
587
Marjoram
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
76%
Marjoram
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
61%
Marjoram
68%
Cardamom
Fats
32%
Marjoram
31%
Cardamom

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.151g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Marjoram
Marjoram is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Marjoram
Marjoram is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
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. Marjoram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170928/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.