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Marjoram vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Marjoram and Cayenne pepper

  • Marjoram has more Iron, Vitamin K, Calcium, Manganese, Copper, and Fiber, however Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin E , Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Marjoram is 936% higher.
  • Cayenne pepper has 13 times less Calcium than Marjoram. Marjoram has 1990mg of Calcium, while Cayenne pepper has 148mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, marjoram, dried and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne.

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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 +1244.6%
Contains more Iron +960.4%
Contains more Magnesium +127.6%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
Contains more Copper +203.8%
Contains more Potassium +32.3%
Contains less Sodium -61%
Equal in Phosphorus - 293
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains more Calcium +1244.6%
Contains more Iron +960.4%
Contains more Magnesium +127.6%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
Contains more Copper +203.8%
Contains more Potassium +32.3%
Contains less Sodium -61%
Equal in Phosphorus - 293

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 Folate +158.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +674.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +415.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1665.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.9%
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 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 201%
Contains more Folate +158.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +674.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +415.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1665.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marjoram Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 20.26g 29.43g Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.66g 12.01g Marjoram
Fats 7.04g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 60.56g 56.63g Marjoram
Calories 271kcal 318kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.09g 10.34g Marjoram
Fiber 40.3g 27.2g Marjoram
Calcium 1990mg 148mg Marjoram
Iron 82.71mg 7.8mg Marjoram
Magnesium 346mg 152mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 306mg 293mg Marjoram
Potassium 1522mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 77mg 30mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 3.6mg 2.48mg Marjoram
Copper 1.133mg 0.373mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 8068IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 1.69mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 51.4mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.328mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.316mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 4.12mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 1.19mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 274µg 106µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg 80.3µg 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 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.529g 3.26g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Marjoram Cayenne pepper
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
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
587
Marjoram
118
Cayenne pepper

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
61%
Marjoram
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
32%
Marjoram
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.731g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Marjoram
Marjoram is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper 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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.