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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 C, and Magnesium, however Cardamom is richer in Manganese, Vitamin A, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Cardamom is 981% higher.
  • Marjoram contains 6 times more Iron than Cardamom. While Marjoram contains 82.71mg of Iron, Cardamom contains only 13.97mg.

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

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

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 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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.