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Paprika vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Paprika and Cardamom

  • Paprika is richer in Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Copper, Potassium, and Fiber, yet Cardamom is richer in Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Cardamom is 1148% higher.
  • Paprika contains 9 times more Vitamin B6 than Cardamom. Paprika contains 2.141mg of Vitamin B6, while Cardamom contains 0.23mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, paprika 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 +51.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.4%
Contains more Potassium +103.8%
Contains more Copper +86.2%
Contains more Calcium +67.2%
Contains more Magnesium +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -73.5%
Contains more Zinc +72.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128%
Contains more Iron +51.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.4%
Contains more Potassium +103.8%
Contains more Copper +86.2%
Contains more Calcium +67.2%
Contains more Magnesium +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -73.5%
Contains more Zinc +72.5%

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 B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +575.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +812.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +830.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2233.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2956% 583% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 37% 0% 201%
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 B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +575.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +812.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +830.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2233.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Cardamom Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 40.47g Cardamom
Protein 14.14g 10.76g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 6.7g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 68.47g Cardamom
Calories 282kcal 311kcal Cardamom
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g g Cardamom
Fiber 34.9g 28g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 383mg Cardamom
Iron 21.14mg 13.97mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 229mg Cardamom
Phosphorus 314mg 178mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 1119mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 18mg Cardamom
Zinc 4.33mg 7.47mg Cardamom
Copper 0.713mg 0.383mg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 0IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 21mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.198mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.182mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 1.102mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.23mg Paprika
Folate 49µg µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.68g Cardamom
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.87g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 0.43g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika Cardamom
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
415
Paprika
20
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
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
85%
Paprika
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
68%
Cardamom
Fats
59%
Paprika
31%
Cardamom

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Paprika
Paprika is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.46g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Paprika - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171329/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.