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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Parmigiano-Reggiano and Oregano

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has more Phosphorus, while Oregano has more Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin E , Vitamin B12 and Vitamin B6.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 517% higher.
  • Oregano contains 61 times less Sodium than Parmigiano-Reggiano. Parmigiano-Reggiano contains 1529mg of Sodium, while Oregano contains 25mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat 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
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Contains more Zinc +43.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +392.6%
Contains more Iron +3988.9%
Contains more Calcium +44%
Contains more Potassium +908%
Contains more Magnesium +610.5%
Contains more Copper +166%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 34% 333% 12% 28% 80% 106% 313% 200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Contains more Zinc +43.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +392.6%
Contains more Iron +3988.9%
Contains more Calcium +44%
Contains more Potassium +908%
Contains more Magnesium +610.5%
Contains more Copper +166%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +181.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +10641.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +510.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3970.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2030.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +36470.6%
Contains more Folate +2270%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.528
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 37% 4% 12% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 283% 5% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 103% 366% 0% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 0% 1555% 178%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +181.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +10641.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +510.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3970.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2030.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +36470.6%
Contains more Folate +2270%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.528

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano
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 the food
Protein
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
69%
Oregano
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Parmigiano-Reggiano Oregano
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano Oregano
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano contains less Sugars (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 1504mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.766g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Oregano Opinion
Calories 265 265
Protein 20 9 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 20 4.28 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0 2.3 Oregano
Carbs 1.37 68.92 Oregano
Cholesterol 88 0 Oregano
Vitamin D 15 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9 36.8 Oregano
Calcium 1109 1597 Oregano
Potassium 125 1260 Oregano
Magnesium 38 270 Oregano
Sugars 0 4.09 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fiber 0 42.5 Oregano
Copper 0.238 0.633 Oregano
Zinc 3.87 2.69 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch
Phosphorus 729 148 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 1529 25 Oregano
Vitamin A 605 1701 Oregano
Vitamin E 0.17 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0.4 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.177 Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.486 0.528 Oregano
Vitamin B3 0.114 4.64 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.325 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.049 1.044 Oregano
Vitamin B12 2.26 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7 621.7 Oregano
Folate 10 237 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Saturated Fat 13.317 1.551 Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098 0.716 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462 1.369 Oregano
Tryptophan 0.24 0.203 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 1.519 0.322 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2 0.441 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983 0.78 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459 0.5 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369 0.127 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 1.604 0.449 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498 0.585 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752 0.144 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fructose 1.13 Oregano

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/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.