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Curry powder vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Curry powder and Oregano

  • Curry powder has more Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin E , and Fiber, however Oregano has more Vitamin K, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B6, and Folate.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 435% more.
  • Curry powder has 9 times more Selenium than Oregano. Curry powder has 40.3µg of Selenium, while Oregano has 4.5µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, curry powder 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 Copper +89.6%
Contains more Zinc +74.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +148%
Contains more Iron +92.7%
Contains more Calcium +204.2%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Equal in Potassium - 1260
Equal in Magnesium - 270
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 717% 158% 104% 183% 400% 129% 158% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Contains more Copper +89.6%
Contains more Zinc +74.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +148%
Contains more Iron +92.7%
Contains more Calcium +204.2%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Equal in Potassium - 1260
Equal in Magnesium - 270

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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Contains more Vitamin E +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +8852.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +894.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +522.9%
Contains more Folate +323.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.177
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 2% 505% 0% 44% 47% 62% 65% 25% 0% 250% 43%
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 E +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +8852.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +894.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +522.9%
Contains more Folate +323.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.177

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
87
Curry powder
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
231
Curry powder
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
86%
Curry powder
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
56%
Curry powder
69%
Oregano
Fats
65%
Curry powder
20%
Oregano

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

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Curry powder Oregano
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.097g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Curry powder
Curry powder is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food is cheaper?
Curry powder
Curry powder is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (5)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Curry powder Oregano Opinion
Calories 325 265 Curry powder
Protein 14.29 9 Curry powder
Fats 14.01 4.28 Curry powder
Vitamin C 0.7 2.3 Oregano
Carbs 55.83 68.92 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 19.1 36.8 Oregano
Calcium 525 1597 Oregano
Potassium 1170 1260 Oregano
Magnesium 255 270 Oregano
Sugar 2.76 4.09 Curry powder
Fiber 53.2 42.5 Curry powder
Copper 1.2 0.633 Curry powder
Zinc 4.7 2.69 Curry powder
Starch
Phosphorus 367 148 Curry powder
Sodium 52 25 Oregano
Vitamin A 19 1701 Oregano
Vitamin E 25.24 18.26 Curry powder
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.176 0.177 Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.2 0.528 Oregano
Vitamin B3 3.26 4.64 Oregano
Vitamin B5 1.07 0.921 Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.105 1.044 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 99.8 621.7 Oregano
Folate 56 237 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.648 1.551 Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 8.782 0.716 Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 3.056 1.369 Curry powder
Tryptophan 0.11 0.203 Oregano
Threonine 0.35 0.322 Curry powder
Isoleucine 0.63 0.441 Curry powder
Leucine 0.89 0.78 Curry powder
Lysine 0.7 0.5 Curry powder
Methionine 0.19 0.127 Curry powder
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.449 Curry powder
Valine 0.75 0.585 Curry powder
Histidine 0.29 0.144 Curry powder
Fructose 0.79 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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Curry powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170924/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.