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Black pepper vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Black pepper and Oregano?

  • Black pepper is higher in Manganese, and Copper, yet Oregano is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin E , Fiber, Vitamin B6, Folate, and Vitamin B2.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 382% more.
  • Black pepper has 3 times more Manganese than Oregano. While Black pepper has 12.753mg of Manganese, Oregano has only 4.99mg.

We used Spices, pepper, black and Spices, oregano, dried types in this article.

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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 less Sodium -20%
Contains more Copper +110.1%
Contains more Calcium +260.5%
Contains more Iron +279%
Contains more Magnesium +57.9%
Contains more Zinc +126.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 148
Equal in Potassium - 1260
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Copper +110.1%
Contains more Calcium +260.5%
Contains more Iron +279%
Contains more Magnesium +57.9%
Contains more Zinc +126.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 148
Equal in Potassium - 1260

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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Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +211%
Contains more Vitamin E +1655.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +305.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +258.8%
Contains more Folate +1294.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +279.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
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 B5 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +211%
Contains more Vitamin E +1655.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +305.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +258.8%
Contains more Folate +1294.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +279.8%

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.
Black pepper Oregano
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black pepper Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 38.65g 26.42g Black pepper
Protein 10.39g 9g Black pepper
Fats 3.26g 4.28g Oregano
Carbs 63.95g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 251kcal 265kcal Oregano
Starch g g
Fructose 0.23g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 0.64g 4.09g Black pepper
Fiber 25.3g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 443mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 9.71mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 171mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 158mg 148mg Black pepper
Potassium 1329mg 1260mg Black pepper
Sodium 20mg 25mg Black pepper
Zinc 1.19mg 2.69mg Oregano
Copper 1.33mg 0.633mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 547IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E 1.04mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.108mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 1.143mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 1.399mg 0.921mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 17µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 163.7µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.058mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0.244mg 0.322mg Oregano
Isoleucine 0.366mg 0.441mg Oregano
Leucine 1.014mg 0.78mg Black pepper
Lysine 0.244mg 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine 0.096mg 0.127mg Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.446mg 0.449mg Oregano
Valine 0.547mg 0.585mg Oregano
Histidine 0.159mg 0.144mg Black pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.392g 1.551g Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739g 0.716g Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998g 1.369g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Black pepper 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
60
Black pepper
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
160
Black pepper
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
62%
Black pepper
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
69%
Oregano
Fats
15%
Black pepper
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.159g)
Which food is cheaper?
Black pepper
Black pepper is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.