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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 Iron +4133.3%
Contains more Calcium +1495.8%
Contains more Potassium +13887.5%
Contains more Magnesium +22800%
Contains more Copper +1176.7%
Contains more Zinc +7370%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 1% 1% 10% 3% 0% 5056%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 524% 115% 99% 164% 128% 204% 77% 3%
Contains more Iron +4133.3%
Contains more Calcium +1495.8%
Contains more Potassium +13887.5%
Contains more Magnesium +22800%
Contains more Copper +1176.7%
Contains more Zinc +7370%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

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 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

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Table salt Cardamom
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.