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Oregano vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Oregano and Cardamom

  • Oregano has more Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3, however Cardamom is higher in Manganese, Zinc, and Vitamin C.
  • Cardamom covers your daily need of Manganese 1000% more than Oregano.
  • Oregano has 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Cardamom. While Oregano has 1.044mg of Vitamin B6, Cardamom has only 0.23mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, oregano, dried 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 +317%
Contains more Iron +163.4%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Copper +65.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -28%
Contains more Zinc +177.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128%
Contains more Calcium +317%
Contains more Iron +163.4%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Copper +65.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -28%
Contains more Zinc +177.7%

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 B2 +190.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +353.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +813%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 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 B2 +190.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +353.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +813%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.9%

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.
Oregano 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 Oregano Cardamom Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 40.47g Cardamom
Protein 9g 10.76g Cardamom
Fats 4.28g 6.7g Cardamom
Carbs 68.92g 68.47g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 311kcal Cardamom
Starch g g
Fructose 1.13g g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g g Cardamom
Fiber 42.5g 28g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 383mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 13.97mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 229mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 178mg Cardamom
Potassium 1260mg 1119mg Oregano
Sodium 25mg 18mg Cardamom
Zinc 2.69mg 7.47mg Cardamom
Copper 0.633mg 0.383mg Oregano
Vitamin A 1701IU 0IU Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.3mg 21mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.198mg Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.182mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 1.102mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0.23mg Oregano
Folate 237µg µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg mg Oregano
Threonine 0.322mg mg Oregano
Isoleucine 0.441mg mg Oregano
Leucine 0.78mg mg Oregano
Lysine 0.5mg mg Oregano
Methionine 0.127mg mg Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.449mg mg Oregano
Valine 0.585mg mg Oregano
Histidine 0.144mg mg Oregano
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.551g 0.68g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 0.87g Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 0.43g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Oregano 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
230
Oregano
20
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
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
54%
Oregano
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
68%
Cardamom
Fats
20%
Oregano
31%
Cardamom

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Oregano
Oregano is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano 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 - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.871g)
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. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/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.