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Honey vs. Oregano — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Honey and Oregano

  • Honey has less Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Copper, Magnesium, and Folate than Oregano.
  • Oregano covers your daily need of Vitamin K 518% more than Honey.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Honey 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Honey
1
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Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Calcium +26516.7%
Contains more Iron +8661.9%
Contains more Magnesium +13400%
Contains more Phosphorus +3600%
Contains more Potassium +2323.1%
Contains more Zinc +1122.7%
Contains more Copper +1658.3%
Contains more Manganese +6137.5%
Contains more Selenium +462.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 16% 2% 2% 5% 1% 6% 12% 11% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212% 651% 25%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Calcium +26516.7%
Contains more Iron +8661.9%
Contains more Magnesium +13400%
Contains more Phosphorus +3600%
Contains more Potassium +2323.1%
Contains more Zinc +1122.7%
Contains more Copper +1658.3%
Contains more Manganese +6137.5%
Contains more Selenium +462.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Honey
0
:
11
Oregano
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +360%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1289.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3734.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1254.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4250%
Contains more Folate +11750%
Contains more Choline +1368.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 9% 3% 5% 6% 2% 0% 2% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 18% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +360%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1289.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3734.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1254.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4250%
Contains more Folate +11750%
Contains more Choline +1368.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Honey
2
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Contains more Carbs +19.6%
Contains more Water +72.2%
Contains more Protein +2900%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +3835%
82% 17%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 82.4 g
Water: 17.1 g
Other: 0.2 g
9% 4% 69% 10% 8%
Protein: 9 g
Fats: 4.28 g
Carbs: 68.92 g
Water: 9.93 g
Other: 7.87 g
Contains more Carbs +19.6%
Contains more Water +72.2%
Contains more Protein +2900%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +3835%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Honey
4
:
Contains more Glucose +1781.6%
Contains more Fructose +3523%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +1966.7%
Equal in Sucrose - 0.91
44% 50% 2% 4%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.89 g
Glucose: 35.75 g
Fructose: 40.94 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 1.44 g
Galactose: 3.1 g
22% 46% 28% 4%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.91 g
Glucose: 1.9 g
Fructose: 1.13 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.15 g
Contains more Glucose +1781.6%
Contains more Fructose +3523%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +1966.7%
Equal in Sucrose - 0.91

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Honey Oregano
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Honey Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 82.2g 26.42g Honey
Protein 0.3g 9g Oregano
Fats 0g 4.28g Oregano
Carbs 82.4g 68.92g Honey
Calories 304kcal 265kcal Honey
Fructose 40.94g 1.13g Honey
Sugar 82.12g 4.09g Oregano
Fiber 0.2g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 6mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 0.42mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 2mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 4mg 148mg Oregano
Potassium 52mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 4mg 25mg Honey
Zinc 0.22mg 2.69mg Oregano
Copper 0.036mg 0.633mg Oregano
Manganese 0.08mg 4.99mg Oregano
Selenium 0.8µg 4.5µg Oregano
Vitamin A 0IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 85µg Oregano
Vitamin E 0mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin C 0.5mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.038mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 0.121mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.068mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 2µg 237µg Oregano
Choline 2.2mg 32.3mg Oregano
Vitamin K 0µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.004mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0.004mg 0.322mg Oregano
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.441mg Oregano
Leucine 0.01mg 0.78mg Oregano
Lysine 0.008mg 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine 0.001mg 0.127mg Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.011mg 0.449mg Oregano
Valine 0.009mg 0.585mg Oregano
Histidine 0.001mg 0.144mg Oregano
Saturated Fat 0g 1.551g Honey
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.716g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 1.369g Oregano
Omega-3 - ALA 0.621g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Honey Oregano
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
2%
Honey
213%
Oregano
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Honey
319%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Sugar (difference - 78.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 56)
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?
Honey
Honey contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Honey
Honey is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.551g)
Which food is cheaper?
Honey
Honey is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Honey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169640/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.