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Avocado vs. Oregano — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Avocado and Oregano

  • Oregano is richer than Avocado in Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Copper, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Oregano is 501% higher.

Food types used in this article are Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties and Spices, oregano, dried.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -72%
Contains more Calcium +13208.3%
Contains more Iron +6590.9%
Contains more Magnesium +831%
Contains more Phosphorus +184.6%
Contains more Potassium +159.8%
Contains more Zinc +320.3%
Contains more Copper +233.2%
Contains more Manganese +3414.1%
Contains more Selenium +1025%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64% 19% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212% 651% 25%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Contains more Calcium +13208.3%
Contains more Iron +6590.9%
Contains more Magnesium +831%
Contains more Phosphorus +184.6%
Contains more Potassium +159.8%
Contains more Zinc +320.3%
Contains more Copper +233.2%
Contains more Manganese +3414.1%
Contains more Selenium +1025%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin C +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1065.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +782.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +306.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +306.2%
Contains more Folate +192.6%
Contains more Choline +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2860.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 8% 53%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 18% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin C +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1065.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +782.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +306.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +306.2%
Contains more Folate +192.6%
Contains more Choline +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2860.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +242.5%
Contains more Water +637.5%
Contains more Protein +350%
Contains more Carbs +708%
Contains more Other +398.1%
2% 15% 9% 73%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 14.66 g
Carbs: 8.53 g
Water: 73.23 g
Other: 1.58 g
9% 4% 69% 10% 8%
Protein: 9 g
Fats: 4.28 g
Carbs: 68.92 g
Water: 9.93 g
Other: 7.87 g
Contains more Fats +242.5%
Contains more Water +637.5%
Contains more Protein +350%
Contains more Carbs +708%
Contains more Other +398.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1268.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27%
15% 71% 13%
Saturated Fat: 2.126 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.799 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.816 g
43% 20% 38%
Saturated Fat: 1.551 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.716 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.369 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1268.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +1416.7%
Contains more Glucose +413.5%
Contains more Fructose +841.7%
Contains more Galactose +50%
14% 8% 49% 16% 13%
Starch: 0.11 g
Sucrose: 0.06 g
Glucose: 0.37 g
Fructose: 0.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.1 g
22% 46% 28% 4%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.91 g
Glucose: 1.9 g
Fructose: 1.13 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.15 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +1416.7%
Contains more Glucose +413.5%
Contains more Fructose +841.7%
Contains more Galactose +50%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Avocado Oregano
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Avocado Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 2g 9g Oregano
Fats 14.66g 4.28g Avocado
Carbs 8.53g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 160kcal 265kcal Oregano
Starch 0.11g Avocado
Fructose 0.12g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 0.66g 4.09g Avocado
Fiber 6.7g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 12mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 0.55mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 29mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 52mg 148mg Oregano
Potassium 485mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 7mg 25mg Avocado
Zinc 0.64mg 2.69mg Oregano
Copper 0.19mg 0.633mg Oregano
Manganese 0.142mg 4.99mg Oregano
Selenium 0.4µg 4.5µg Oregano
Vitamin A 146IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 85µg Oregano
Vitamin E 2.07mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin C 10mg 2.3mg Avocado
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 1.738mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 1.389mg 0.921mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 81µg 237µg Oregano
Choline 14.2mg 32.3mg Oregano
Vitamin K 21µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.025mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0.073mg 0.322mg Oregano
Isoleucine 0.084mg 0.441mg Oregano
Leucine 0.143mg 0.78mg Oregano
Lysine 0.132mg 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine 0.038mg 0.127mg Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.097mg 0.449mg Oregano
Valine 0.107mg 0.585mg Oregano
Histidine 0.049mg 0.144mg Oregano
Saturated Fat 2.126g 1.551g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g 0.716g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g 1.369g Avocado
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.015g 0g Avocado
Omega-3 - ALA 0.111g 0.621g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Avocado Oregano
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Avocado
213%
Oregano
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Avocado
319%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.575g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Avocado
Avocado contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Avocado
Avocado is cheaper (difference - $3.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/nutrients
  2. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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