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Oregano vs Allspice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Oregano and Allspice different?

  • Oregano is richer in Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B2, Magnesium and Zinc, while Allspice is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Oregano covers your daily need of Iron 372% more than Allspice.
  • Oregano contains 8 times more Vitamin B2 than Allspice. Oregano contains 0.528mg of Vitamin B2, while Allspice contains 0.063mg.

Spices, oregano, dried and Spices, allspice, ground 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
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Contains more Iron +421.2%
Contains more Calcium +141.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +14.5%
Contains more Zinc +166.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +31%
Contains less Sodium -67.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 265% 199% 93% 97% 185% 28% 49% 11%
Contains more Iron +421.2%
Contains more Calcium +141.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +14.5%
Contains more Zinc +166.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +31%
Contains less Sodium -67.5%

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 A +215%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +738.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +397.1%
Contains more Folate +558.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1604.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 103% 366% 0% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 0% 1555% 178%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 131% 33% 0% 0% 26% 15% 54% 0% 49% 0% 0% 27%
Contains more Vitamin A +215%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +738.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +397.1%
Contains more Folate +558.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1604.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
230
Oregano
28
Allspice
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
115
Allspice

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 the food
Protein
54%
Oregano
37%
Allspice
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
72%
Allspice
Fats
20%
Oregano
40%
Allspice

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Oregano Allspice
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Oregano Allspice
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 contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.999g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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 contains less Sugars?
Allspice
Allspice contains less Sugars (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is cheaper?
Allspice
Allspice is cheaper (difference - $4.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Oregano Allspice Opinion
Calories 265 263 Oregano
Protein 9 6.09 Oregano
Fats 4.28 8.69 Allspice
Vitamin C 2.3 39.2 Allspice
Carbs 68.92 72.12 Allspice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.8 7.06 Oregano
Calcium 1597 661 Oregano
Potassium 1260 1044 Oregano
Magnesium 270 135 Oregano
Sugars 4.09 Allspice
Fiber 42.5 21.6 Oregano
Copper 0.633 0.553 Oregano
Zinc 2.69 1.01 Oregano
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Phosphorus 148 113 Oregano
Sodium 25 77 Oregano
Vitamin A 1701 540 Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.101 Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.528 0.063 Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64 2.86 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044 0.21 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 Oregano
Folate 237 36 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.551 2.55 Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716 0.66 Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369 2.36 Allspice
Tryptophan 0.203 Oregano
Threonine 0.322 Oregano
Isoleucine 0.441 Oregano
Leucine 0.78 Oregano
Lysine 0.5 Oregano
Methionine 0.127 Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.449 Oregano
Valine 0.585 Oregano
Histidine 0.144 Oregano
Fructose 1.13 Oregano

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/nutrients
  2. Allspice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171315/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.