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Taco seasoning vs. Cardamom — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Taco seasoning and Cardamom different?

  • Taco seasoning is higher in Vitamin C, however, Cardamom is richer in Iron, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Taco seasoning is 350% higher.
  • Taco seasoning contains 2 times more Vitamin C than Cardamom. While Taco seasoning contains 45mg of Vitamin C, Cardamom contains only 21mg.
  • Cardamom has less Sodium.

PACE, Dry Taco Seasoning Mix 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +107%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 254% 0% 0% 0% 1053% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 115% 524% 164% 77% 99% 3% 204% 128% 3653% 0%
Contains more Iron +107%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 C +114.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 563% 0% 0% 150% 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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 70% 50% 42% 21% 0% 54% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +114.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +556.5%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +21.6%
Contains more Water +45.3%
56% 6% 38%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 56.29 g
Water: 5.7 g
Other: 38.01 g
11% 7% 68% 8% 6%
Protein: 10.76 g
Fats: 6.7 g
Carbs: 68.47 g
Water: 8.28 g
Other: 5.79 g
Contains more Other +556.5%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +21.6%
Contains more Water +45.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Taco seasoning Cardamom
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taco seasoning Cardamom Opinion
Net carbs 37.49g 40.47g Cardamom
Protein 0g 10.76g Cardamom
Fats 0g 6.7g Cardamom
Carbs 56.29g 68.47g Cardamom
Calories 188kcal 311kcal Cardamom
Sugar 18.76g Cardamom
Fiber 18.8g 28g Cardamom
Calcium 383mg Cardamom
Iron 6.75mg 13.97mg Cardamom
Magnesium 229mg Cardamom
Phosphorus 178mg Cardamom
Potassium 1119mg Cardamom
Sodium 8068mg 18mg Cardamom
Zinc 7.47mg Cardamom
Copper 0.383mg Cardamom
Manganese 28mg Cardamom
Vitamin A 9381IU 0IU Taco seasoning
Vitamin C 45mg 21mg Taco seasoning
Vitamin B1 0.198mg Cardamom
Vitamin B2 0.182mg Cardamom
Vitamin B3 1.102mg Cardamom
Vitamin B6 0.23mg Cardamom
Saturated Fat 0g 0.68g Taco seasoning
Monounsaturated Fat 0.87g Cardamom
Polyunsaturated fat 0.43g Cardamom

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Taco seasoning Cardamom
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
55%
Taco seasoning
18%
Cardamom
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
131%
Taco seasoning
496%
Cardamom

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.68g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardamom
Cardamom is lower in Sugar (difference - 18.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cardamom
Cardamom contains less Sodium (difference - 8050mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cardamom
Cardamom is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cardamom
Cardamom is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. 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.