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Poppy seed vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Poppy seed and Cardamom different?

  • Poppy seed is higher in Copper, Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium, however Cardamom is richer in Manganese, Iron, Fiber, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Cardamom is 926% higher.
  • Poppy seed contains 7 times more Saturated Fat than Cardamom. While Poppy seed contains 4.517g of Saturated Fat, Cardamom contains only 0.68g.

Spices, poppy seed 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 +275.5%
Contains more Magnesium +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +388.8%
Contains more Copper +324.8%
Contains more Iron +43.1%
Contains more Potassium +55.6%
Contains less Sodium -30.8%
Equal in Zinc - 7.47
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128%
Contains more Calcium +275.5%
Contains more Magnesium +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +388.8%
Contains more Copper +324.8%
Contains more Iron +43.1%
Contains more Potassium +55.6%
Contains less Sodium -30.8%
Equal in Zinc - 7.47

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 B1 +331.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.23
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 36% 0% 4% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 62% 0% 0%
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 B1 +331.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.23

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Poppy seed Cardamom Opinion
Net carbs 8.63g 40.47g Cardamom
Protein 17.99g 10.76g Poppy seed
Fats 41.56g 6.7g Poppy seed
Carbs 28.13g 68.47g Cardamom
Calories 525kcal 311kcal Poppy seed
Starch g g
Fructose 0.29g g Poppy seed
Sugar 2.99g g Cardamom
Fiber 19.5g 28g Cardamom
Calcium 1438mg 383mg Poppy seed
Iron 9.76mg 13.97mg Cardamom
Magnesium 347mg 229mg Poppy seed
Phosphorus 870mg 178mg Poppy seed
Potassium 719mg 1119mg Cardamom
Sodium 26mg 18mg Cardamom
Zinc 7.9mg 7.47mg Poppy seed
Copper 1.627mg 0.383mg Poppy seed
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 1.77mg mg Poppy seed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 21mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.854mg 0.198mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.182mg Cardamom
Vitamin B3 0.896mg 1.102mg Cardamom
Vitamin B5 0.324mg mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 0.23mg Poppy seed
Folate 82µg µg Poppy seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Poppy seed
Tryptophan 0.184mg mg Poppy seed
Threonine 0.686mg mg Poppy seed
Isoleucine 0.819mg mg Poppy seed
Leucine 1.321mg mg Poppy seed
Lysine 0.952mg mg Poppy seed
Methionine 0.502mg mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.758mg mg Poppy seed
Valine 1.095mg mg Poppy seed
Histidine 0.471mg mg Poppy seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 4.517g 0.68g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 5.982g 0.87g Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 28.569g 0.43g Poppy seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Poppy seed 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
36
Poppy seed
20
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
280
Poppy seed
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
108%
Poppy seed
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
28%
Poppy seed
68%
Cardamom
Fats
192%
Poppy seed
31%
Cardamom

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.837g)
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)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Poppy seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171330/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.