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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
Contains more Phosphorus +392.6%
Contains more Zinc +43.9%
Contains more Calcium +44%
Contains more Iron +3988.9%
Contains more Magnesium +610.5%
Contains more Potassium +908%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Copper +166%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Phosphorus +392.6%
Contains more Zinc +43.9%
Contains more Calcium +44%
Contains more Iron +3988.9%
Contains more Magnesium +610.5%
Contains more Potassium +908%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Copper +166%

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 +181.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +10641.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +2270%
Contains more Vitamin K +36470.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.528
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 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 +181.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +10641.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +2270%
Contains more Vitamin K +36470.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.528

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.
Parmigiano-Reggiano Oregano
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 20g 9g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 20g 4.28g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbs 1.37g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 265kcal
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 0g 4.09g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fiber 0g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 1109mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 0.9mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 38mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 729mg 148mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 1529mg 25mg Oregano
Zinc 3.87mg 2.69mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Copper 0.238mg 0.633mg Oregano
Vitamin A 605IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E 0.17mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 15IU 0IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.486mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 0.114mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.325mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.049mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 10µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 2.26µg 0µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.24mg 0.203mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 1.519mg 0.322mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2mg 0.441mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983mg 0.78mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459mg 0.5mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369mg 0.127mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 1.604mg 0.449mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498mg 0.585mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752mg 0.144mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 88mg 0mg Oregano
Trans Fat g 0g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Saturated Fat 13.317g 1.551g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098g 0.716g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462g 1.369g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano Oregano
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
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 food.
Protein
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
69%
Oregano
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 1504mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
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 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. 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.