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Marjoram vs Nutmeg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Marjoram and Nutmeg different?

  • Marjoram is higher than Nutmeg in Iron, Vitamin K, Calcium, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin C, Folate, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Marjoram covers your daily need of Iron 996% more than Nutmeg.
  • Marjoram contains 10000000 times more Vitamin K than Nutmeg. Marjoram contains 621.7µg of Vitamin K, while Nutmeg contains 0µg.
  • Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat.

Spices, marjoram, dried and Spices, nutmeg, ground types were used 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
Contains more Calcium +981.5%
Contains more Iron +2620.7%
Contains more Magnesium +89.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.7%
Contains more Potassium +334.9%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Equal in Copper - 1.027
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343%
Contains more Calcium +981.5%
Contains more Iron +2620.7%
Contains more Magnesium +89.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.7%
Contains more Potassium +334.9%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Equal in Copper - 1.027

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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Nutmeg
Contains more Vitamin A +7809.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1613.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +454.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +643.8%
Contains more Folate +260.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.7%
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 7% 0% 0% 10% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 57% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +7809.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1613.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +454.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +643.8%
Contains more Folate +260.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.7%

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 Nutmeg
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marjoram Nutmeg Opinion
Net carbs 20.26g 28.49g Nutmeg
Protein 12.66g 5.84g Marjoram
Fats 7.04g 36.31g Nutmeg
Carbs 60.56g 49.29g Marjoram
Calories 271kcal 525kcal Nutmeg
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.09g 2.99g Nutmeg
Fiber 40.3g 20.8g Marjoram
Calcium 1990mg 184mg Marjoram
Iron 82.71mg 3.04mg Marjoram
Magnesium 346mg 183mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 306mg 213mg Marjoram
Potassium 1522mg 350mg Marjoram
Sodium 77mg 16mg Nutmeg
Zinc 3.6mg 2.15mg Marjoram
Copper 1.133mg 1.027mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 8068IU 102IU Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69mg 0mg Marjoram
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 51.4mg 3mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.346mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.316mg 0.057mg Marjoram
Vitamin B3 4.12mg 1.299mg Marjoram
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 1.19mg 0.16mg Marjoram
Folate 274µg 76µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg 0µg Marjoram
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 0.529g 25.94g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94g 3.22g Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405g 0.35g Marjoram

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Marjoram Nutmeg
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
20
Nutmeg
Mineral Summary Score
587
Marjoram
103
Nutmeg

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
35%
Nutmeg
Carbohydrates
61%
Marjoram
49%
Nutmeg
Fats
32%
Marjoram
168%
Nutmeg

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 25.411g)
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 - $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 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. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/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.