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Brazil nut vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Brazil nut and Oregano

  • Brazil nut is higher in Selenium, Copper, and Phosphorus, yet Oregano is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, and Vitamin E .
  • Brazil nut covers your daily Selenium needs 3477% more than Oregano.
  • Brazil nut contains 10 times more Saturated Fat than Oregano. While Brazil nut contains 16.134g of Saturated Fat, Oregano contains only 1.551g.

Food varieties used in this article are Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched and Spices, oregano, dried.

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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 Magnesium +39.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +389.9%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Zinc +50.9%
Contains more Copper +175.4%
Contains more Calcium +898.1%
Contains more Iron +1414.4%
Contains more Potassium +91.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Magnesium +39.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +389.9%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Zinc +50.9%
Contains more Copper +175.4%
Contains more Calcium +898.1%
Contains more Iron +1414.4%
Contains more Potassium +91.2%

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 B1 +248.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +223.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1408.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1472.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +400.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +933.7%
Contains more Folate +977.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 114% 0% 3% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 17% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +248.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +223.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1408.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1472.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +400.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +933.7%
Contains more Folate +977.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Brazil nut Oregano
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 14.32g 9g Brazil nut
Fats 67.1g 4.28g Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 659kcal 265kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.25g g Brazil nut
Fructose 0g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 2.33g 4.09g Brazil nut
Fiber 7.5g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 160mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 2.43mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 376mg 270mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 148mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 3mg 25mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06mg 2.69mg Brazil nut
Copper 1.743mg 0.633mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E 5.65mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.177mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.184mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 22µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0.365mg 0.322mg Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.518mg 0.441mg Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19mg 0.78mg Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49mg 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine 1.124mg 0.127mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg 0.449mg Brazil nut
Valine 0.76mg 0.585mg Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409mg 0.144mg Brazil nut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134g 1.551g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 0.716g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 1.369g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Oregano
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
28
Brazil nut
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
184
Brazil nut
314
Oregano

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
86%
Brazil nut
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
69%
Oregano
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.583g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/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.