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Cheese vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cheese and Oregano?

  • Oregano has more Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin E , Calcium, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Magnesium than Cheese.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 516% higher.
  • Oregano has 12 times less Saturated Fat than Cheese. Cheese has 18.867g of Saturated Fat, while Oregano has 1.551g.

We used Cheese, cheddar and Spices, oregano, dried types in this comparison.

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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
Cheese
2
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Contains more Phosphorus +207.4%
Contains more Zinc +35.3%
Contains more Calcium +124.9%
Contains more Iron +26185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Potassium +1557.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Copper +2010%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Phosphorus +207.4%
Contains more Zinc +35.3%
Contains more Calcium +124.9%
Contains more Iron +26185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Potassium +1557.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Copper +2010%

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
Cheese
2
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10
Oregano
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +37%
Contains more Vitamin E +2471.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +510.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7764.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +124.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1481.8%
Contains more Folate +777.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +25804.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 6%
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 +37%
Contains more Vitamin E +2471.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +510.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7764.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +124.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1481.8%
Contains more Folate +777.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +25804.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cheese Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 3.09g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 22.87g 9g Cheese
Fats 33.31g 4.28g Cheese
Carbs 3.09g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 404kcal 265kcal Cheese
Starch g g
Fructose 0g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 0.48g 4.09g Cheese
Fiber 0g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 710mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 0.14mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 27mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 455mg 148mg Cheese
Potassium 76mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 653mg 25mg Oregano
Zinc 3.64mg 2.69mg Cheese
Copper 0.03mg 0.633mg Oregano
Vitamin A 1242IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E 0.71mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 24IU 0IU Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6µg 0µg Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.428mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 0.059mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.41mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 27µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 1.1µg 0µg Cheese
Vitamin K 2.4µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.547mg 0.203mg Cheese
Threonine 1.044mg 0.322mg Cheese
Isoleucine 1.206mg 0.441mg Cheese
Leucine 1.939mg 0.78mg Cheese
Lysine 1.025mg 0.5mg Cheese
Methionine 0.547mg 0.127mg Cheese
Phenylalanine 1.074mg 0.449mg Cheese
Valine 1.404mg 0.585mg Cheese
Histidine 0.547mg 0.144mg Cheese
Cholesterol 99mg 0mg Oregano
Trans Fat 0.917g 0g Oregano
Saturated Fat 18.867g 1.551g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246g 0.716g Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421g 1.369g Cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cheese 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
35
Cheese
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
79
Cheese
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
137%
Cheese
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
69%
Oregano
Fats
154%
Cheese
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 628mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.316g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.61g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
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. Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.