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Mustard vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mustard and Cardamom

  • Mustard has less Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Zinc, Magnesium, Copper, Calcium, Potassium and Vitamin C.
  • Cardamom's daily need coverage for Manganese is 1199% more.
  • Mustard has 61 times more Sodium than Cardamom. Mustard has 1104mg of Sodium, while Cardamom has 18mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mustard, prepared, yellow 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
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Contains more Iron +767.7%
Contains more Calcium +507.9%
Contains more Potassium +636.2%
Contains more Magnesium +377.1%
Contains more Copper +417.6%
Contains more Zinc +1067.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 19% 14% 35% 25% 18% 47% 144%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 524% 115% 99% 164% 128% 204% 77% 3%
Contains more Iron +767.7%
Contains more Calcium +507.9%
Contains more Potassium +636.2%
Contains more Magnesium +377.1%
Contains more Copper +417.6%
Contains more Zinc +1067.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%

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 +6900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +228.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 7% 8% 0% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 0% 4% 6%
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 C +6900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +228.6%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
10
Mustard
20
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mustard
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 the food
Protein
22%
Mustard
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
6%
Mustard
68%
Cardamom
Fats
15%
Mustard
31%
Cardamom

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mustard Cardamom
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mustard Cardamom
Low Calories diet ok
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?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.466g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $2.9)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sugars (difference - 0.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 1086mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cardamom
Cardamom is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Mustard Cardamom Opinion
Calories 60 311 Cardamom
Protein 3.74 10.76 Cardamom
Fats 3.34 6.7 Cardamom
Vitamin C 0.3 21 Cardamom
Carbs 5.83 68.47 Cardamom
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.61 13.97 Cardamom
Calcium 63 383 Cardamom
Potassium 152 1119 Cardamom
Magnesium 48 229 Cardamom
Sugars 0.92 Cardamom
Fiber 4 28 Cardamom
Copper 0.074 0.383 Cardamom
Zinc 0.64 7.47 Cardamom
Starch 0.64 Mustard
Phosphorus 108 178 Cardamom
Sodium 1104 18 Cardamom
Vitamin A 109 0 Mustard
Vitamin E 0.36 Mustard
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.198 Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.182 Cardamom
Vitamin B3 0.565 1.102 Cardamom
Vitamin B5 0.254 Mustard
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.23 Cardamom
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.4 Mustard
Folate 7 Mustard
Trans Fat 0.009 0 Cardamom
Saturated Fat 0.214 0.68 Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 2.182 0.87 Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.774 0.43 Mustard
Tryptophan 0.009 Mustard
Threonine 0.167 Mustard
Isoleucine 0.146 Mustard
Leucine 0.292 Mustard
Lysine 0.264 Mustard
Methionine 0.076 Mustard
Phenylalanine 0.161 Mustard
Valine 0.189 Mustard
Histidine 0.119 Mustard
Fructose 0.23 Mustard

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/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.