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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 Phosphorus +148%
Contains more Zinc +74.7%
Contains more Copper +89.6%
Contains more Calcium +204.2%
Contains more Iron +92.7%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 270
Equal in Potassium - 1260
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 158% 717% 183% 158% 104% 7% 129% 400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Phosphorus +148%
Contains more Zinc +74.7%
Contains more Copper +89.6%
Contains more Calcium +204.2%
Contains more Iron +92.7%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 270
Equal in Potassium - 1260

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Curry powder Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 2.63g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 14.29g 9g Curry powder
Fats 14.01g 4.28g Curry powder
Carbs 55.83g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 325kcal 265kcal Curry powder
Starch g g
Fructose 0.79g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 2.76g 4.09g Curry powder
Fiber 53.2g 42.5g Curry powder
Calcium 525mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 19.1mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 255mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 367mg 148mg Curry powder
Potassium 1170mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 52mg 25mg Oregano
Zinc 4.7mg 2.69mg Curry powder
Copper 1.2mg 0.633mg Curry powder
Vitamin A 19IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E 25.24mg 18.26mg Curry powder
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.176mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 3.26mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 1.07mg 0.921mg Curry powder
Vitamin B6 0.105mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 56µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 99.8µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.11mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0.35mg 0.322mg Curry powder
Isoleucine 0.63mg 0.441mg Curry powder
Leucine 0.89mg 0.78mg Curry powder
Lysine 0.7mg 0.5mg Curry powder
Methionine 0.19mg 0.127mg Curry powder
Phenylalanine 0.58mg 0.449mg Curry powder
Valine 0.75mg 0.585mg Curry powder
Histidine 0.29mg 0.144mg Curry powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.648g 1.551g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 8.782g 0.716g Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 3.056g 1.369g Curry powder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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

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.

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.