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Flax vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

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 - 2.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Flax
Flax contains less Sugars (difference - 2.54g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flax
Flax is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Flax Oregano
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars 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
Flax Oregano
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
44
Flax
258
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
125
Flax
200
Oregano

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
Flax
4
:
Contains more Magnesium +45.2%
Contains more Copper +92.7%
Contains more Zinc +61.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +333.8%
Contains more Iron +542.2%
Contains more Calcium +526.3%
Contains more Potassium +55%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +45.2%
Contains more Copper +92.7%
Contains more Zinc +61.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +333.8%
Contains more Iron +542.2%
Contains more Calcium +526.3%
Contains more Potassium +55%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

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
Flax
2
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +828.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +5790.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +120.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +14358.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.921
Contains more Vitamin B1 +828.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +5790.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +120.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +14358.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.921

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
110%
Flax
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
69%
Oregano
Fats
195%
Flax
20%
Oregano

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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 Flax Oregano Opinion
Calories 534 265 Flax
Protein 18.29 9 Flax
Fats 42.16 4.28 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 2.3 Oregano
Carbs 28.88 68.92 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.73 36.8 Oregano
Calcium 255 1597 Oregano
Potassium 813 1260 Oregano
Magnesium 392 270 Flax
Sugars 1.55 4.09 Oregano
Fiber 27.3 42.5 Oregano
Copper 1.22 0.633 Flax
Zinc 4.34 2.69 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 642 148 Flax
Sodium 30 25 Oregano
Vitamin A 0 1701 Oregano
Vitamin E 0.31 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.177 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 0.528 Oregano
Vitamin B3 3.08 4.64 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.985 0.921 Flax
Vitamin B6 0.473 1.044 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 621.7 Oregano
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663 1.551 Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 0.716 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 1.369 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.203 Flax
Threonine 0.766 0.322 Flax
Isoleucine 0.896 0.441 Flax
Leucine 1.235 0.78 Flax
Lysine 0.862 0.5 Flax
Methionine 0.37 0.127 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957 0.449 Flax
Valine 1.072 0.585 Flax
Histidine 0.472 0.144 Flax
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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