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Marjoram vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Marjoram and Cinnamon

  • Marjoram has more Iron, Vitamin K, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Folate, and Vitamin C, while Cinnamon has more Manganese, and Fiber.
  • Marjoram covers your daily need of Iron 930% more than Cinnamon.
  • Marjoram contains 46 times more Folate than Cinnamon. While Marjoram contains 274µg of Folate, Cinnamon contains only 6µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, marjoram, dried and Spices, cinnamon, ground.

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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 +98.6%
Contains more Iron +894.1%
Contains more Magnesium +476.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +378.1%
Contains more Potassium +253.1%
Contains more Zinc +96.7%
Contains more Copper +234.2%
Contains less Sodium -87%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Calcium +98.6%
Contains more Iron +894.1%
Contains more Magnesium +476.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +378.1%
Contains more Potassium +253.1%
Contains more Zinc +96.7%
Contains more Copper +234.2%
Contains less Sodium -87%

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 +2634.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1252.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1213.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +670.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +209.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +653.2%
Contains more Folate +4466.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1892.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.3%
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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
Contains more Vitamin A +2634.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1252.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1213.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +670.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +209.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +653.2%
Contains more Folate +4466.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1892.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.3%

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 Cinnamon
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 Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marjoram Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 20.26g 27.49g Cinnamon
Protein 12.66g 3.99g Marjoram
Fats 7.04g 1.24g Marjoram
Carbs 60.56g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 271kcal 247kcal Marjoram
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar 4.09g 2.17g Cinnamon
Fiber 40.3g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 1990mg 1002mg Marjoram
Iron 82.71mg 8.32mg Marjoram
Magnesium 346mg 60mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 306mg 64mg Marjoram
Potassium 1522mg 431mg Marjoram
Sodium 77mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 3.6mg 1.83mg Marjoram
Copper 1.133mg 0.339mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 8068IU 295IU Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69mg 2.32mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 51.4mg 3.8mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.022mg Marjoram
Vitamin B2 0.316mg 0.041mg Marjoram
Vitamin B3 4.12mg 1.332mg Marjoram
Vitamin B5 mg 0.358mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 1.19mg 0.158mg Marjoram
Folate 274µg 6µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg 31.2µg Marjoram
Tryptophan mg 0.049mg Cinnamon
Threonine mg 0.136mg Cinnamon
Isoleucine mg 0.146mg Cinnamon
Leucine mg 0.253mg Cinnamon
Lysine mg 0.243mg Cinnamon
Methionine mg 0.078mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine mg 0.146mg Cinnamon
Valine mg 0.224mg Cinnamon
Histidine mg 0.117mg Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.529g 0.345g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94g 0.246g Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405g 0.068g Marjoram

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Marjoram Cinnamon
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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
587
Marjoram
111
Cinnamon

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
61%
Marjoram
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
32%
Marjoram
6%
Cinnamon

Comparison summary

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 - $4)
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?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 67mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.184g)
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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.