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Mozzarella vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mozzarella and Oregano

  • Mozzarella is richer in Phosphorus, yet Oregano is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin E , Calcium, Vitamin B6, Copper, Magnesium, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Oregano is 517% higher.
  • Mozzarella contains 4 times more Phosphorus than Oregano. Mozzarella contains 524mg of Phosphorus, while Oregano contains 148mg.

Food types used in this article are Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Phosphorus +254.1%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Calcium +118.5%
Contains more Iron +14620%
Contains more Magnesium +938.5%
Contains more Potassium +1226.3%
Contains more Copper +2244.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Phosphorus +254.1%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Calcium +118.5%
Contains more Iron +14620%
Contains more Magnesium +938.5%
Contains more Potassium +1226.3%
Contains more Copper +2244.4%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +229%
Contains more Vitamin E +12073.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +785%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1205%
Contains more Folate +2533.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +34438.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +229%
Contains more Vitamin E +12073.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +785%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1205%
Contains more Folate +2533.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +34438.9%

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.
Mozzarella Oregano
Lower in Cholesterol ok
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mozzarella Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 27.5g 9g Mozzarella
Fats 17.1g 4.28g Mozzarella
Carbs 3.1g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 280kcal 265kcal Mozzarella
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 1.23g 4.09g Mozzarella
Fiber 0g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 731mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 0.25mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 26mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 524mg 148mg Mozzarella
Potassium 95mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 16mg 25mg Mozzarella
Zinc 3.13mg 2.69mg Mozzarella
Copper 0.027mg 0.633mg Oregano
Vitamin A 517IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E 0.15mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 13IU 0IU Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Mozzarella
Vitamin C 0mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.34mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 9µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 0µg Mozzarella
Vitamin K 1.8µg 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 54mg 0mg Oregano
Trans Fat g 0g Mozzarella
Saturated Fat 10.867g 1.551g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844g 0.716g Mozzarella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509g 1.369g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mozzarella 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
23
Mozzarella
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
72
Mozzarella
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
165%
Mozzarella
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
69%
Oregano
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.316g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
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?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.86g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $2.6)

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. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.