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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, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Marjoram's daily need coverage for Iron is 615% more.
  • Marjoram has 134 times more Vitamin A than Fenugreek. Marjoram has 403µg of Vitamin A, 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 Iron +146.7%
Contains more Calcium +1030.7%
Contains more Potassium +97.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.2%
Contains more Zinc +44%
Contains less Sodium -13%
Equal in Copper - 1.11
Equal in Phosphorus - 296
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3102% 597% 135% 248% 378% 99% 132% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1258% 53% 68% 137% 370% 69% 127% 9%
Contains more Iron +146.7%
Contains more Calcium +1030.7%
Contains more Potassium +97.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.2%
Contains more Zinc +44%
Contains less Sodium -13%
Equal in Copper - 1.11
Equal in Phosphorus - 296

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 +1613.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +13346.7%
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 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 10% 4% 0% 0% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 0% 0% 43%
Contains more Vitamin C +1613.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +13346.7%
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 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 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

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Marjoram Fenugreek
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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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