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Marjoram vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Marjoram and Oregano

  • Marjoram has more Iron, Copper, Vitamin C, Calcium, Vitamin A, Phosphorus, Manganese, and Magnesium, however Oregano is richer in Vitamin E , and Vitamin B2.
  • Marjoram covers your daily Iron needs 574% more than Oregano.
  • Oregano has 22 times less Vitamin C than Marjoram. Marjoram has 51.4mg of Vitamin C, while Oregano has 2.3mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, marjoram, dried 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +124.8%
Contains more Calcium +24.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +28.1%
Contains more Copper +79%
Contains more Zinc +33.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.8%
Contains less Sodium -67.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3102% 597% 135% 248% 378% 99% 132% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Contains more Iron +124.8%
Contains more Calcium +24.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +28.1%
Contains more Copper +79%
Contains more Zinc +33.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.8%
Contains less Sodium -67.5%

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 +2134.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +374.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14%
Contains more Folate +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +980.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 621.7
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 8% 103% 366% 0% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 0% 1555% 178%
Contains more Vitamin C +2134.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +374.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14%
Contains more Folate +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +980.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 621.7

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
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
587
Marjoram
314
Oregano

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
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
61%
Marjoram
69%
Oregano
Fats
32%
Marjoram
20%
Oregano

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

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Marjoram Oregano
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?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram is cheaper (difference - $4.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Marjoram
Marjoram is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (4.09 g)
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 Oregano Opinion
Calories 271 265 Marjoram
Protein 12.66 9 Marjoram
Fats 7.04 4.28 Marjoram
Vitamin C 51.4 2.3 Marjoram
Carbs 60.56 68.92 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 82.71 36.8 Marjoram
Calcium 1990 1597 Marjoram
Potassium 1522 1260 Marjoram
Magnesium 346 270 Marjoram
Sugar 4.09 4.09
Fiber 40.3 42.5 Oregano
Copper 1.133 0.633 Marjoram
Zinc 3.6 2.69 Marjoram
Starch
Phosphorus 306 148 Marjoram
Sodium 77 25 Oregano
Vitamin A 8068 1701 Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.177 Marjoram
Vitamin B2 0.316 0.528 Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.12 4.64 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.19 1.044 Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 621.7
Folate 274 237 Marjoram
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.529 1.551 Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94 0.716 Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405 1.369 Marjoram
Tryptophan 0.203 Oregano
Threonine 0.322 Oregano
Isoleucine 0.441 Oregano
Leucine 0.78 Oregano
Lysine 0.5 Oregano
Methionine 0.127 Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.449 Oregano
Valine 0.585 Oregano
Histidine 0.144 Oregano
Fructose 1.13 Oregano

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. 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.