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Nutmeg vs Marjoram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Nutmeg and Marjoram different?

  • Marjoram is higher than Nutmeg in Iron, Vitamin K, Calcium, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin C, Folate, and Vitamin A.
  • Marjoram covers your daily need of Iron 996% more than Nutmeg.
  • Nutmeg contains 49 times more Saturated Fat than Marjoram. Nutmeg contains 25.94g of Saturated Fat, while Marjoram contains 0.529g.

Spices, nutmeg, ground and Spices, marjoram, dried types were 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Contains more Iron +2620.7%
Contains more Calcium +981.5%
Contains more Potassium +334.9%
Contains more Magnesium +89.1%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 114% 56% 31% 131% 343% 59% 92% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3102% 597% 135% 248% 378% 99% 132% 11%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Contains more Iron +2620.7%
Contains more Calcium +981.5%
Contains more Potassium +334.9%
Contains more Magnesium +89.1%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.7%

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
Nutmeg
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1613.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +7809.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +454.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +643.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +260.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 0% 0% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 0% 0% 57%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1613.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +7809.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +454.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +643.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +260.5%

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
20
Nutmeg
246
Marjoram
Mineral Summary Score
103
Nutmeg
587
Marjoram

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
35%
Nutmeg
76%
Marjoram
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
61%
Marjoram
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
32%
Marjoram

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.
Nutmeg Marjoram
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Nutmeg Marjoram
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?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 25.411g)
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 - $6)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nutmeg Marjoram Opinion
Calories 525 271 Nutmeg
Protein 5.84 12.66 Marjoram
Fats 36.31 7.04 Nutmeg
Vitamin C 3 51.4 Marjoram
Carbs 49.29 60.56 Marjoram
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.04 82.71 Marjoram
Calcium 184 1990 Marjoram
Potassium 350 1522 Marjoram
Magnesium 183 346 Marjoram
Sugar 2.99 4.09 Nutmeg
Fiber 20.8 40.3 Marjoram
Copper 1.027 1.133 Marjoram
Zinc 2.15 3.6 Marjoram
Starch
Phosphorus 213 306 Marjoram
Sodium 16 77 Nutmeg
Vitamin A 102 8068 Marjoram
Vitamin E 0 1.69 Marjoram
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.346 0.289 Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.057 0.316 Marjoram
Vitamin B3 1.299 4.12 Marjoram
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.16 1.19 Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 621.7 Marjoram
Folate 76 274 Marjoram
Trans Fat 0 Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 25.94 0.529 Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22 0.94 Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35 4.405 Marjoram
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. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/nutrients
  2. Marjoram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170928/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.