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Oregano vs Balsamic vinegar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Oregano and Balsamic vinegar?

  • Oregano is richer in Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Copper, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc, and Phosphorus, while Balsamic vinegar is higher in Vitamin A.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Iron is 451% higher.
  • Balsamic vinegar has 59 times less Calcium than Oregano. Oregano has 1597mg of Calcium, while Balsamic vinegar has 27mg.

We used Spices, oregano, dried and Vinegar, balsamic types in this comparison.

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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 +5011.1%
Contains more Calcium +5814.8%
Contains more Potassium +1025%
Contains more Magnesium +2150%
Contains more Copper +2334.6%
Contains more Zinc +3262.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +678.9%
Equal in Sodium - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 10% 9% 9% 3% 9% 3%
Contains more Iron +5011.1%
Contains more Calcium +5814.8%
Contains more Potassium +1025%
Contains more Magnesium +2150%
Contains more Copper +2334.6%
Contains more Zinc +3262.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +678.9%
Equal in Sodium - 23

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
Oregano
12
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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
230
Oregano
0
Balsamic vinegar
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
9
Balsamic vinegar

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
54%
Oregano
3%
Balsamic vinegar
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
17%
Balsamic vinegar
Fats
20%
Oregano
0%
Balsamic vinegar

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.
Oregano Balsamic vinegar
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok

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Oregano Balsamic vinegar
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?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.86g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
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 Cholesterol?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.551g)
Which food is cheaper?
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is cheaper (difference - $0.6)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Balsamic vinegar Opinion
Calories 265 88 Oregano
Protein 9 0.49 Oregano
Fats 4.28 0 Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3 0 Oregano
Carbs 68.92 17.03 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 Balsamic vinegar
Vitamin D 0 Oregano
Iron 36.8 0.72 Oregano
Calcium 1597 27 Oregano
Potassium 1260 112 Oregano
Magnesium 270 12 Oregano
Sugar 4.09 14.95 Oregano
Fiber 42.5 Oregano
Copper 0.633 0.026 Oregano
Zinc 2.69 0.08 Oregano
Starch
Phosphorus 148 19 Oregano
Sodium 25 23 Balsamic vinegar
Vitamin A 1701 0 Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.177 Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.528 Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 Oregano
Vitamin K 621.7 Oregano
Folate 237 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.551 0 Balsamic vinegar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716 Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369 Oregano
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 7.38 Balsamic vinegar

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. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/nutrients
  2. Balsamic vinegar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172241/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.