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Miso vs. Oregano — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Miso and Oregano different?

  • Oregano has more Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Folate, and Magnesium than Miso.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Oregano is 494% higher.
  • Miso contains 149 times more Sodium than Oregano. While Miso contains 3728mg of Sodium, Oregano contains only 25mg.

Miso and Spices, oregano, dried are the varieties used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Miso
2
:
Contains more Selenium +55.6%
Contains more Calcium +2701.8%
Contains more Iron +1377.9%
Contains more Magnesium +462.5%
Contains more Potassium +500%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Copper +50.7%
Contains more Manganese +480.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 148
Equal in Zinc - 2.69
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 18% 94% 35% 69% 19% 487% 70% 140% 113% 39%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212% 651% 25%
Contains more Selenium +55.6%
Contains more Calcium +2701.8%
Contains more Iron +1377.9%
Contains more Magnesium +462.5%
Contains more Potassium +500%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Copper +50.7%
Contains more Manganese +480.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 148
Equal in Zinc - 2.69

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Miso
2
:
10
Oregano
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1855.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +182500%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +412.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +424.6%
Contains more Folate +1147.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +2021.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 1% 0% 0% 25% 54% 17% 21% 46% 15% 10% 40% 74%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 18% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1855.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +182500%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +412.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +424.6%
Contains more Folate +1147.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +2021.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Miso
4
:
Contains more Protein +42.1%
Contains more Fats +40.4%
Contains more Water +333.2%
Contains more Other +62.8%
Contains more Carbs +171.7%
13% 6% 25% 43% 13%
Protein: 12.79 g
Fats: 6.01 g
Carbs: 25.37 g
Water: 43.02 g
Other: 12.81 g
9% 4% 69% 10% 8%
Protein: 9 g
Fats: 4.28 g
Carbs: 68.92 g
Water: 9.93 g
Other: 7.87 g
Contains more Protein +42.1%
Contains more Fats +40.4%
Contains more Water +333.2%
Contains more Other +62.8%
Contains more Carbs +171.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Miso
3
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -33.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +110.7%
20% 22% 57%
Saturated Fat: 1.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.118 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.884 g
43% 20% 38%
Saturated Fat: 1.551 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.716 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.369 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -33.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +110.7%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Miso
2
:
Contains more Fructose +431%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
97% 3%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 6 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.2 g
Galactose: 0 g
22% 46% 28% 4%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.91 g
Glucose: 1.9 g
Fructose: 1.13 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.15 g
Contains more Fructose +431%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Miso Oregano
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Miso Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 19.97g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 12.79g 9g Miso
Fats 6.01g 4.28g Miso
Carbs 25.37g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 198kcal 265kcal Oregano
Fructose 6g 1.13g Miso
Sugar 6.2g 4.09g Oregano
Fiber 5.4g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 57mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 2.49mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 48mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 159mg 148mg Miso
Potassium 210mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 3728mg 25mg Oregano
Zinc 2.56mg 2.69mg Oregano
Copper 0.42mg 0.633mg Oregano
Manganese 0.859mg 4.99mg Oregano
Selenium 7µg 4.5µg Miso
Vitamin A 87IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 85µg Oregano
Vitamin E 0.01mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin C 0mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 0.906mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.337mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.199mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 19µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0.08µg 0µg Miso
Choline 72.2mg 32.3mg Miso
Vitamin K 29.3µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.155mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0.479mg 0.322mg Miso
Isoleucine 0.508mg 0.441mg Miso
Leucine 0.82mg 0.78mg Miso
Lysine 0.478mg 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine 0.129mg 0.127mg Miso
Phenylalanine 0.486mg 0.449mg Miso
Valine 0.547mg 0.585mg Oregano
Histidine 0.243mg 0.144mg Miso
Saturated Fat 1.025g 1.551g Miso
Monounsaturated Fat 1.118g 0.716g Miso
Polyunsaturated fat 2.884g 1.369g Miso
Omega-3 - ALA 0.621g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Miso Oregano
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Miso
213%
Oregano
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
108%
Miso
319%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.11g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 3703mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 56)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Miso
Miso is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.526g)
Which food is cheaper?
Miso
Miso is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Miso - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172442/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.