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Oregano vs Saffron - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 123mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Oregano Saffron
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Oregano Saffron
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
258
Oregano
57
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
200
Oregano
91
Saffron

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 +231.5%
Contains more Calcium +1338.7%
Contains more Copper +93%
Contains more Zinc +146.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%
Contains more Potassium +36.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 264
Contains more Iron +231.5%
Contains more Calcium +1338.7%
Contains more Copper +93%
Contains more Zinc +146.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%
Contains more Potassium +36.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 264

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +220.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +3413%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 1.01
Contains more Vitamin A +220.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +3413%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 1.01

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 the food
Protein
54%
Oregano
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
65%
Saffron
Fats
20%
Oregano
27%
Saffron

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Oregano Saffron Opinion
Calories 265 310 Saffron
Protein 9 11.43 Saffron
Fats 4.28 5.85 Saffron
Vitamin C 2.3 80.8 Saffron
Carbs 68.92 65.37 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.8 11.1 Oregano
Calcium 1597 111 Oregano
Potassium 1260 1724 Saffron
Magnesium 270 264 Oregano
Sugars 4.09 Oregano
Fiber 42.5 3.9 Oregano
Copper 0.633 0.328 Oregano
Zinc 2.69 1.09 Oregano
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Phosphorus 148 252 Saffron
Sodium 25 148 Oregano
Vitamin A 1701 530 Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.115 Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.528 0.267 Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64 1.46 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044 1.01 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 Oregano
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.551 1.586 Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716 0.429 Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369 2.067 Saffron
Tryptophan 0.203 Oregano
Threonine 0.322 Oregano
Isoleucine 0.441 Oregano
Leucine 0.78 Oregano
Lysine 0.5 Oregano
Methionine 0.127 Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.449 Oregano
Valine 0.585 Oregano
Histidine 0.144 Oregano
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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