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Star anise vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sugars (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.965g)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (5)
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.
Star anise Oregano
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Star anise Oregano
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
34
Star anise
258
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
180
Star anise
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
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Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Zinc +97%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.3%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Contains more Calcium +147.2%
Contains more Magnesium +58.8%
Equal in Iron - 36.8
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Zinc +97%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.3%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Contains more Calcium +147.2%
Contains more Magnesium +58.8%
Equal in Iron - 36.8

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 +813%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +446.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +813%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +446.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.6%

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
106%
Star anise
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
69%
Oregano
Fats
73%
Star anise
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 Star anise Oregano Opinion
Calories 337 265 Star anise
Protein 17.6 9 Star anise
Fats 15.9 4.28 Star anise
Vitamin C 21 2.3 Star anise
Carbs 50.02 68.92 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.96 36.8 Star anise
Calcium 646 1597 Oregano
Potassium 1441 1260 Star anise
Magnesium 170 270 Oregano
Sugars 4.09 Oregano
Fiber 14.6 42.5 Oregano
Copper 0.91 0.633 Star anise
Zinc 5.3 2.69 Star anise
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Phosphorus 440 148 Star anise
Sodium 16 25 Star anise
Vitamin A 311 1701 Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.34 0.177 Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.528 Oregano
Vitamin B3 3.06 4.64 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.797 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.65 1.044 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 Oregano
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.586 1.551 Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78 0.716 Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15 1.369 Star anise
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)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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