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Teff vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Teff
Teff contains less Sugars (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.102g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $4.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
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.
Teff Oregano
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Teff 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
24
Teff
258
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
85
Teff
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
Teff
4
:
Contains more Copper +28%
Contains more Zinc +34.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +189.9%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Contains more Iron +382.3%
Contains more Calcium +787.2%
Contains more Potassium +195.1%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Copper +28%
Contains more Zinc +34.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +189.9%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Contains more Iron +382.3%
Contains more Calcium +787.2%
Contains more Potassium +195.1%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%

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
Teff
2
:
10
Oregano
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +18800%
Contains more Vitamin E +22725%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +32621.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.921
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +18800%
Contains more Vitamin E +22725%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +32621.1%
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
80%
Teff
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
69%
Oregano
Fats
11%
Teff
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 Teff Oregano Opinion
Calories 367 265 Teff
Protein 13.3 9 Teff
Fats 2.38 4.28 Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3 Oregano
Carbs 73.13 68.92 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Oregano
Iron 7.63 36.8 Oregano
Calcium 180 1597 Oregano
Potassium 427 1260 Oregano
Magnesium 184 270 Oregano
Sugars 1.84 4.09 Oregano
Fiber 8 42.5 Oregano
Copper 0.81 0.633 Teff
Zinc 3.63 2.69 Teff
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 429 148 Teff
Sodium 12 25 Teff
Vitamin A 9 1701 Oregano
Vitamin E 0.08 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.177 Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.528 Oregano
Vitamin B3 3.363 4.64 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.942 0.921 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482 1.044 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 Oregano
Vitamin K 1.9 621.7 Oregano
Folic acid (B9) 0 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449 1.551 Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 0.716 Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 1.369 Oregano
Tryptophan 0.139 0.203 Oregano
Threonine 0.51 0.322 Teff
Isoleucine 0.501 0.441 Teff
Leucine 1.068 0.78 Teff
Lysine 0.376 0.5 Oregano
Methionine 0.428 0.127 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 0.449 Teff
Valine 0.686 0.585 Teff
Histidine 0.301 0.144 Teff
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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