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Balsamic vinegar vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Balsamic vinegar and Oregano?

  • Oregano has more Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Copper, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Vitamin A RAE than Balsamic vinegar.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Iron is 451% higher.
  • Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Vinegar, balsamic and Spices, oregano, dried types in this comparison.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +5814.8%
Contains more Iron +5011.1%
Contains more Magnesium +2150%
Contains more Phosphorus +678.9%
Contains more Potassium +1025%
Contains more Zinc +3262.5%
Contains more Copper +2334.6%
Equal in Sodium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 9% 9% 10% 3% 3% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Calcium +5814.8%
Contains more Iron +5011.1%
Contains more Magnesium +2150%
Contains more Phosphorus +678.9%
Contains more Potassium +1025%
Contains more Zinc +3262.5%
Contains more Copper +2334.6%
Equal in Sodium - 25

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
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Oregano
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Balsamic vinegar Oregano
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Balsamic vinegar Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 17.03g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 0.49g 9g Oregano
Fats 0g 4.28g Oregano
Carbs 17.03g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 88kcal 265kcal Oregano
Starch g g
Fructose 7.38g 1.13g Balsamic vinegar
Sugar 14.95g 4.09g Oregano
Fiber g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 27mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 0.72mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 12mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 19mg 148mg Oregano
Potassium 112mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 23mg 25mg Balsamic vinegar
Zinc 0.08mg 2.69mg Oregano
Copper 0.026mg 0.633mg Oregano
Vitamin A 0IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D IU 0IU Oregano
Vitamin D µg 0µg Oregano
Vitamin C 0mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Oregano
Vitamin K µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine mg 0.322mg Oregano
Isoleucine mg 0.441mg Oregano
Leucine mg 0.78mg Oregano
Lysine mg 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine mg 0.127mg Oregano
Phenylalanine mg 0.449mg Oregano
Valine mg 0.585mg Oregano
Histidine mg 0.144mg Oregano
Cholesterol mg 0mg Balsamic vinegar
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 1.551g Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.716g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat g 1.369g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Balsamic vinegar Oregano
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
0
Balsamic vinegar
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
9
Balsamic vinegar
314
Oregano

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 food.
Protein
3%
Balsamic vinegar
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
17%
Balsamic vinegar
69%
Oregano
Fats
0%
Balsamic vinegar
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.86g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
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 contains less Sodium?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.551g)
Which food is cheaper?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is cheaper (difference - $0.6)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Balsamic vinegar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172241/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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.