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Fenugreek vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Fenugreek and Oregano?

  • Fenugreek is richer in Copper, and Phosphorus, while Oregano is higher in Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Manganese is 164% higher.
  • Oregano has 2 times less Phosphorus than Fenugreek. Fenugreek has 296mg of Phosphorus, while Oregano has 148mg.

We used Spices, fenugreek seed 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
Contains more Copper +75.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Calcium +807.4%
Contains more Potassium +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +41.4%
Contains less Sodium -62.7%
Equal in Iron - 36.8
Equal in Zinc - 2.69
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1258% 53% 68% 137% 370% 69% 127% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Contains more Copper +75.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Calcium +807.4%
Contains more Potassium +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +41.4%
Contains less Sodium -62.7%
Equal in Iron - 36.8
Equal in Zinc - 2.69

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 C +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2735%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74%
Contains more Folate +315.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 4% 0% 0% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 0% 0% 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 C +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2735%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74%
Contains more Folate +315.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fenugreek Oregano Opinion
Calories 323kcal 265kcal Fenugreek
Protein 23g 9g Fenugreek
Fats 6.41g 4.28g Fenugreek
Vitamin C 3mg 2.3mg Fenugreek
Net carbs 33.75g 26.42g Fenugreek
Carbs 58.35g 68.92g Oregano
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 33.53mg 36.8mg Oregano
Calcium 176mg 1597mg Oregano
Potassium 770mg 1260mg Oregano
Magnesium 191mg 270mg Oregano
Sugar g 4.09g Fenugreek
Fiber 24.6g 42.5g Oregano
Copper 1.11mg 0.633mg Fenugreek
Zinc 2.5mg 2.69mg Oregano
Starch g g
Phosphorus 296mg 148mg Fenugreek
Sodium 67mg 25mg Oregano
Vitamin A 60IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.322mg 0.177mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.366mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 1.64mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 1.044mg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 621.7µg Oregano
Folate 57µg 237µg Oregano
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.46g 1.551g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.716g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat g 1.369g Oregano
Tryptophan 0.391mg 0.203mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898mg 0.322mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241mg 0.441mg Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757mg 0.78mg Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684mg 0.5mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338mg 0.127mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089mg 0.449mg Fenugreek
Valine 1.102mg 0.585mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668mg 0.144mg Fenugreek
Fructose g 1.13g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fenugreek Oregano
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
33
Fenugreek
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
261
Fenugreek
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
138%
Fenugreek
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
58%
Fenugreek
69%
Oregano
Fats
30%
Fenugreek
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.091g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/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.