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Marjoram vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Marjoram and Cumin?

  • Marjoram is richer than Cumin in Vitamin K, Iron, Fiber, Calcium, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Copper.
  • Marjoram's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 514% more.
  • Marjoram has 27 times more Folate than Cumin. While Marjoram has 274µg of Folate, Cumin has only 10µg.

We used Spices, marjoram, dried and Spices, cumin seed types in this article.

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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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Cumin
Contains more Iron +24.6%
Contains more Calcium +113.7%
Contains more Copper +30.7%
Contains less Sodium -54.2%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 366
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3102% 597% 135% 248% 378% 99% 132% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Contains more Iron +24.6%
Contains more Calcium +113.7%
Contains more Copper +30.7%
Contains less Sodium -54.2%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 366

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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Cumin
Contains more Vitamin C +567.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +535.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +11413%
Contains more Folate +2640%
Contains more Vitamin E +97%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.327
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 172% 485% 34% 0% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 0% 1555% 206%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +567.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +535.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +11413%
Contains more Folate +2640%
Contains more Vitamin E +97%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.327

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
246
Marjoram
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
587
Marjoram
480
Cumin

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
76%
Marjoram
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
61%
Marjoram
44%
Cumin
Fats
32%
Marjoram
103%
Cumin

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

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Marjoram Cumin
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?
Marjoram
Marjoram contains less Sodium (difference - 91mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.84g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Marjoram Cumin Opinion
Calories 271 375 Cumin
Protein 12.66 17.81 Cumin
Fats 7.04 22.27 Cumin
Vitamin C 51.4 7.7 Marjoram
Carbs 60.56 44.24 Marjoram
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 82.71 66.36 Marjoram
Calcium 1990 931 Marjoram
Potassium 1522 1788 Cumin
Magnesium 346 366 Cumin
Sugar 4.09 2.25 Cumin
Fiber 40.3 10.5 Marjoram
Copper 1.133 0.867 Marjoram
Zinc 3.6 4.8 Cumin
Starch
Phosphorus 306 499 Cumin
Sodium 77 168 Marjoram
Vitamin A 8068 1270 Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69 3.33 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.628 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.316 0.327 Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.12 4.579 Cumin
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 1.19 0.435 Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 5.4 Marjoram
Folate 274 10 Marjoram
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 0.529 1.535 Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94 14.04 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405 3.279 Marjoram
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Marjoram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170928/nutrients
  2. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.