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Oregano vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.709g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sugars (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Cayenne pepper
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Oregano Cayenne pepper
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
363
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
200
Oregano
82
Cayenne pepper

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 +371.8%
Contains more Calcium +979.1%
Contains more Magnesium +77.6%
Contains more Copper +69.7%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +98%
Equal in Zinc - 2.48
Contains more Iron +371.8%
Contains more Calcium +979.1%
Contains more Magnesium +77.6%
Contains more Copper +69.7%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +98%
Equal in Zinc - 2.48

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 K +674.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +3221.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2346.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +674.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +3221.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2346.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134.7%

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
20%
Oregano
80%
Cayenne pepper

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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 Cayenne pepper Opinion
Calories 265 318 Cayenne pepper
Protein 9 12.01 Cayenne pepper
Fats 4.28 17.27 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 2.3 76.4 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 68.92 56.63 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.8 7.8 Oregano
Calcium 1597 148 Oregano
Potassium 1260 2014 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 270 152 Oregano
Sugars 4.09 10.34 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 42.5 27.2 Oregano
Copper 0.633 0.373 Oregano
Zinc 2.69 2.48 Oregano
Starch
Phosphorus 148 293 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 25 30 Oregano
Vitamin A 1701 41610 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 18.26 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.328 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.528 0.919 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 4.64 8.701 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044 2.45 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 80.3 Oregano
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 1.551 3.26 Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716 2.75 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369 8.37 Cayenne pepper
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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