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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, 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 Iron +960.4%
Contains more Calcium +1244.6%
Contains more Magnesium +127.6%
Contains more Copper +203.8%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
Contains more Potassium +32.3%
Contains less Sodium -61%
Equal in Phosphorus - 293
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3102% 597% 135% 248% 378% 99% 132% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Contains more Iron +960.4%
Contains more Calcium +1244.6%
Contains more Magnesium +127.6%
Contains more Copper +203.8%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
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 Vitamin K +674.2%
Contains more Folate +158.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +415.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1665.1%
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 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 255% 2497% 597% 0% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 0% 201% 80%
Contains more Vitamin K +674.2%
Contains more Folate +158.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +415.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1665.1%
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 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 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

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Marjoram Cayenne pepper
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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.