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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 Iron +163.4%
Contains more Calcium +317%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +65.3%
Contains more Zinc +177.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -28%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 524% 115% 99% 164% 128% 204% 77% 3%
Contains more Iron +163.4%
Contains more Calcium +317%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +65.3%
Contains more Zinc +177.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -28%

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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 103% 366% 0% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 0% 1555% 178%
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 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 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 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

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.