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Cayenne pepper vs Oregano - 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.
Cayenne pepper Oregano
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
Cayenne pepper 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
363
Cayenne pepper
258
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
82
Cayenne pepper
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
:
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +98%
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%
Equal in Zinc - 2.69
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +98%
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%
Equal in Zinc - 2.69

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin K +674.2%

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
69%
Oregano
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
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 Cayenne pepper Oregano Opinion
Calories 318 265 Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01 9 Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27 4.28 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 2.3 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63 68.92 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 36.8 Oregano
Calcium 148 1597 Oregano
Potassium 2014 1260 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152 270 Oregano
Sugars 10.34 4.09 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 27.2 42.5 Oregano
Copper 0.373 0.633 Oregano
Zinc 2.48 2.69 Oregano
Starch
Phosphorus 293 148 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30 25 Oregano
Vitamin A 41610 1701 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 18.26 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.177 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.528 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 4.64 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 2.45 1.044 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 621.7 Oregano
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 1.551 Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 0.716 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 1.369 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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