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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
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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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
138%
Fenugreek
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
58%
Fenugreek
69%
Oregano
Fats
30%
Fenugreek
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
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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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 contains less Sugars?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Fenugreek Oregano Opinion
Calories 323 265 Fenugreek
Protein 23 9 Fenugreek
Fats 6.41 4.28 Fenugreek
Vitamin C 3 2.3 Fenugreek
Carbs 58.35 68.92 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 33.53 36.8 Oregano
Calcium 176 1597 Oregano
Potassium 770 1260 Oregano
Magnesium 191 270 Oregano
Sugars 4.09 Fenugreek
Fiber 24.6 42.5 Oregano
Copper 1.11 0.633 Fenugreek
Zinc 2.5 2.69 Oregano
Starch
Phosphorus 296 148 Fenugreek
Sodium 67 25 Oregano
Vitamin A 60 1701 Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.322 0.177 Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.366 0.528 Oregano
Vitamin B3 1.64 4.64 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.6 1.044 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 Oregano
Folate 57 237 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.46 1.551 Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716 Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369 Oregano
Tryptophan 0.391 0.203 Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898 0.322 Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241 0.441 Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757 0.78 Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684 0.5 Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338 0.127 Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089 0.449 Fenugreek
Valine 1.102 0.585 Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668 0.144 Fenugreek
Fructose 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 of 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.