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Table salt vs Cardamom - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Table salt and Cardamom

  • Table salt has less Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Zinc, Magnesium, Copper, Calcium, Potassium, and Phosphorus than Cardamom.
  • Table salt covers your daily need of Sodium 1684% more than Cardamom.
  • Cardamom has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Salt, table 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 +1495.8%
Contains more Iron +4133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +22800%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +13887.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +7370%
Contains more Copper +1176.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128%
Contains more Calcium +1495.8%
Contains more Iron +4133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +22800%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +13887.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +7370%
Contains more Copper +1176.7%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Table salt Cardamom Opinion
Net carbs 0g 40.47g Cardamom
Protein 0g 10.76g Cardamom
Fats 0g 6.7g Cardamom
Carbs 0g 68.47g Cardamom
Calories 0kcal 311kcal Cardamom
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Cardamom
Fiber 0g 28g Cardamom
Calcium 24mg 383mg Cardamom
Iron 0.33mg 13.97mg Cardamom
Magnesium 1mg 229mg Cardamom
Phosphorus 0mg 178mg Cardamom
Potassium 8mg 1119mg Cardamom
Sodium 38758mg 18mg Cardamom
Zinc 0.1mg 7.47mg Cardamom
Copper 0.03mg 0.383mg Cardamom
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0mg mg Table salt
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 21mg Cardamom
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.198mg Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.182mg Cardamom
Vitamin B3 0mg 1.102mg Cardamom
Vitamin B5 0mg mg Table salt
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.23mg Cardamom
Folate 0µg µg Table salt
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Table salt
Tryptophan 0mg mg Table salt
Threonine 0mg mg Table salt
Isoleucine 0mg mg Table salt
Leucine 0mg mg Table salt
Lysine 0mg mg Table salt
Methionine 0mg mg Table salt
Phenylalanine 0mg mg Table salt
Valine 0mg mg Table salt
Histidine 0mg mg Table salt
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0.68g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.87g Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.43g Cardamom

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Table salt 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
0
Table salt
20
Cardamom
Mineral Summary Score
636
Table salt
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
0%
Table salt
65%
Cardamom
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
68%
Cardamom
Fats
0%
Table salt
31%
Cardamom

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.68g)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $4.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 38740mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cardamom
Cardamom is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.