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Chocolate vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chocolate and Oregano different?

  • Chocolate is higher in Copper, however Oregano is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Oregano is 511% higher.
  • Chocolate contains 12 times more Saturated Fat than Oregano. While Chocolate contains 18.519g of Saturated Fat, Oregano contains only 1.551g.

Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Spices, oregano, dried are the varieties 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains more Copper +62.4%
Contains more Calcium +2751.8%
Contains more Iron +358.9%
Contains more Magnesium +84.9%
Contains more Potassium +125.4%
Contains more Zinc +33.8%
Equal in Sodium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains more Copper +62.4%
Contains more Calcium +2751.8%
Contains more Iron +358.9%
Contains more Magnesium +84.9%
Contains more Potassium +125.4%
Contains more Zinc +33.8%
Equal in Sodium - 25

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 B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3302%
Contains more Vitamin E +3281.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +608%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +956%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2385.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +7575.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
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 B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3302%
Contains more Vitamin E +3281.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +608%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +956%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2385.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +7575.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 26.42g Chocolate
Protein 4.88g 9g Oregano
Fats 31.28g 4.28g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 546kcal 265kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose 0g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 47.9g 4.09g Oregano
Fiber 7g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 56mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 8.02mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 146mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 206mg 148mg Chocolate
Potassium 559mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 24mg 25mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg 2.69mg Oregano
Copper 1.028mg 0.633mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E 0.54mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D IU 0IU Oregano
Vitamin D µg 0µg Oregano
Vitamin C mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1µg 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 8mg 0mg Oregano
Trans Fat 0.112g 0g Oregano
Saturated Fat 18.519g 1.551g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 0.716g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 1.369g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate 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
10
Chocolate
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
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
29%
Chocolate
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
69%
Oregano
Fats
144%
Chocolate
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Sugar (difference - 43.81g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.968g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
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 contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate 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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.