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Marjoram vs Fenugreek - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Marjoram and Fenugreek

  • Fenugreek has less Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A RAE, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Marjoram's daily need coverage for Iron is 615% more.
  • Marjoram has 134 times more Vitamin A RAE than Fenugreek. Marjoram has 403µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Fenugreek has 3µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, marjoram, dried and Spices, fenugreek seed.

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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 Calcium +1030.7%
Contains more Iron +146.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.2%
Contains more Potassium +97.7%
Contains more Zinc +44%
Contains less Sodium -13%
Equal in Phosphorus - 296
Equal in Copper - 1.11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Contains more Calcium +1030.7%
Contains more Iron +146.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.2%
Contains more Potassium +97.7%
Contains more Zinc +44%
Contains less Sodium -13%
Equal in Phosphorus - 296
Equal in Copper - 1.11

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 A +13346.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1613.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.3%
Contains more Folate +380.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 485% 34% 0% 172% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 206% 0% 1555%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +13346.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1613.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.3%
Contains more Folate +380.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marjoram Fenugreek Opinion
Net carbs 20.26g 33.75g Fenugreek
Protein 12.66g 23g Fenugreek
Fats 7.04g 6.41g Marjoram
Carbs 60.56g 58.35g Marjoram
Calories 271kcal 323kcal Fenugreek
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.09g g Fenugreek
Fiber 40.3g 24.6g Marjoram
Calcium 1990mg 176mg Marjoram
Iron 82.71mg 33.53mg Marjoram
Magnesium 346mg 191mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 306mg 296mg Marjoram
Potassium 1522mg 770mg Marjoram
Sodium 77mg 67mg Fenugreek
Zinc 3.6mg 2.5mg Marjoram
Copper 1.133mg 1.11mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 8068IU 60IU Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69mg mg Marjoram
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 51.4mg 3mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.322mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.316mg 0.366mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 4.12mg 1.64mg Marjoram
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 1.19mg 0.6mg Marjoram
Folate 274µg 57µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg µg Marjoram
Tryptophan mg 0.391mg Fenugreek
Threonine mg 0.898mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine mg 1.241mg Fenugreek
Leucine mg 1.757mg Fenugreek
Lysine mg 1.684mg Fenugreek
Methionine mg 0.338mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine mg 1.089mg Fenugreek
Valine mg 1.102mg Fenugreek
Histidine mg 0.668mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.529g 1.46g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94g g Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405g g Marjoram

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Marjoram Fenugreek
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
246
Marjoram
33
Fenugreek
Mineral Summary Score
587
Marjoram
261
Fenugreek

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
138%
Fenugreek
Carbohydrates
61%
Marjoram
58%
Fenugreek
Fats
32%
Marjoram
30%
Fenugreek

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.931g)
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 - $1.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Marjoram
Marjoram is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Marjoram
Marjoram is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/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.