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Caraway spice vs. Marjoram — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Caraway spice and Marjoram different?

  • Caraway spice is richer in Phosphorus, while Marjoram is higher in Iron, Vitamin K, Manganese, Calcium, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Marjoram covers your daily need of Iron 831% more than Caraway spice.
  • Caraway spice contains 2 times more Phosphorus than Marjoram. Caraway spice contains 568mg of Phosphorus, while Marjoram contains 306mg.

Spices, caraway seed and Spices, marjoram, dried types were used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +85.6%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Zinc +52.8%
Contains more Selenium +168.9%
Contains more Calcium +188.8%
Contains more Iron +409.6%
Contains more Magnesium +34.1%
Contains more Potassium +12.7%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains more Manganese +317.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 207% 609% 185% 244% 120% 3% 150% 304% 170% 66%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378% 709% 25%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.6%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Zinc +52.8%
Contains more Selenium +168.9%
Contains more Calcium +188.8%
Contains more Iron +409.6%
Contains more Magnesium +34.1%
Contains more Potassium +12.7%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains more Manganese +317.9%

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 E +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2122.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +230.6%
Contains more Folate +2640%
Contains more Choline +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 22% 50% 0% 70% 96% 88% 68% 0% 84% 8% 0% 14% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 485% 34% 0% 172% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 206% 0% 24% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin E +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2122.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +230.6%
Contains more Folate +2640%
Contains more Choline +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +56.2%
Contains more Fats +107.2%
Contains more Water +29.2%
Contains more Carbs +21.4%
Contains more Other +106.1%
20% 15% 50% 10% 6%
Protein: 19.77 g
Fats: 14.59 g
Carbs: 49.9 g
Water: 9.87 g
Other: 5.87 g
13% 7% 61% 8% 12%
Protein: 12.66 g
Fats: 7.04 g
Carbs: 60.56 g
Water: 7.64 g
Other: 12.1 g
Contains more Protein +56.2%
Contains more Fats +107.2%
Contains more Water +29.2%
Contains more Carbs +21.4%
Contains more Other +106.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +658%
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +34.6%
6% 65% 30%
Saturated Fat: 0.62 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.125 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.272 g
9% 16% 75%
Saturated Fat: 0.529 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.94 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.405 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +658%
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +34.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caraway spice Marjoram Opinion
Net carbs 11.9g 20.26g Marjoram
Protein 19.77g 12.66g Caraway spice
Fats 14.59g 7.04g Caraway spice
Carbs 49.9g 60.56g Marjoram
Calories 333kcal 271kcal Caraway spice
Sugar 0.64g 4.09g Caraway spice
Fiber 38g 40.3g Marjoram
Calcium 689mg 1990mg Marjoram
Iron 16.23mg 82.71mg Marjoram
Magnesium 258mg 346mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 568mg 306mg Caraway spice
Potassium 1351mg 1522mg Marjoram
Sodium 17mg 77mg Caraway spice
Zinc 5.5mg 3.6mg Caraway spice
Copper 0.91mg 1.133mg Marjoram
Manganese 1.3mg 5.433mg Marjoram
Selenium 12.1µg 4.5µg Caraway spice
Vitamin A 363IU 8068IU Marjoram
Vitamin A RAE 18µg 403µg Marjoram
Vitamin E 2.5mg 1.69mg Caraway spice
Vitamin C 21mg 51.4mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.383mg 0.289mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B2 0.379mg 0.316mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B3 3.606mg 4.12mg Marjoram
Vitamin B6 0.36mg 1.19mg Marjoram
Folate 10µg 274µg Marjoram
Choline 24.7mg 43.6mg Marjoram
Vitamin K 0µg 621.7µg Marjoram
Tryptophan 0.244mg Caraway spice
Threonine 0.756mg Caraway spice
Isoleucine 0.826mg Caraway spice
Leucine 1.218mg Caraway spice
Lysine 1.031mg Caraway spice
Methionine 0.361mg Caraway spice
Phenylalanine 0.867mg Caraway spice
Valine 1.037mg Caraway spice
Histidine 0.55mg Caraway spice
Saturated Fat 0.62g 0.529g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 7.125g 0.94g Caraway spice
Polyunsaturated fat 3.272g 4.405g Marjoram

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caraway spice Marjoram
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
38%
Caraway spice
228%
Marjoram
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
205%
Caraway spice
543%
Marjoram

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Marjoram
Marjoram is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.091g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Marjoram
Marjoram is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice contains less Sodium (difference - 60mg)
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 ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Caraway spice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170918/nutrients
  2. Marjoram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170928/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.