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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 RAE, 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 Calcium +24.6%
Contains more Iron +124.8%
Contains more Magnesium +28.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.8%
Contains more Copper +79%
Contains less Sodium -67.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Calcium +24.6%
Contains more Iron +124.8%
Contains more Magnesium +28.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.8%
Contains more Copper +79%
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 A +374.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2134.8%
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 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 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin A +374.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2134.8%
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

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 Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marjoram Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 20.26g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 12.66g 9g Marjoram
Fats 7.04g 4.28g Marjoram
Carbs 60.56g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 271kcal 265kcal Marjoram
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g 4.09g
Fiber 40.3g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 1990mg 1597mg Marjoram
Iron 82.71mg 36.8mg Marjoram
Magnesium 346mg 270mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 306mg 148mg Marjoram
Potassium 1522mg 1260mg Marjoram
Sodium 77mg 25mg Oregano
Zinc 3.6mg 2.69mg Marjoram
Copper 1.133mg 0.633mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 8068IU 1701IU Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 51.4mg 2.3mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.177mg Marjoram
Vitamin B2 0.316mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.12mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.19mg 1.044mg Marjoram
Folate 274µg 237µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg 621.7µg
Tryptophan mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine mg 0.322mg Oregano
Isoleucine mg 0.441mg Oregano
Leucine mg 0.78mg Oregano
Lysine mg 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine mg 0.127mg Oregano
Phenylalanine mg 0.449mg Oregano
Valine mg 0.585mg Oregano
Histidine mg 0.144mg Oregano
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.529g 1.551g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94g 0.716g Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405g 1.369g Marjoram

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Marjoram Oregano
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
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

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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (4.09 g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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.