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Oregano vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Oregano and Barley

  • Oregano has more Vitamin K, Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Vitamin E , Fiber, Vitamin B6, and Folate, while Barley has more Selenium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 516% higher.
  • Barley contains 48 times less Calcium than Oregano. Oregano contains 1597mg of Calcium, while Barley contains 33mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, oregano, dried and Barley, hulled.

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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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Barley
Contains more Iron +922.2%
Contains more Calcium +4739.4%
Contains more Potassium +178.8%
Contains more Magnesium +103%
Contains more Copper +27.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Equal in Zinc - 2.77
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Contains more Iron +922.2%
Contains more Calcium +4739.4%
Contains more Potassium +178.8%
Contains more Magnesium +103%
Contains more Copper +27.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Equal in Zinc - 2.77

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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Barley
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +7631.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +3103.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +226.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +228.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +28159.1%
Contains more Folate +1147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +265%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.604
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% 2% 12% 0% 162% 66% 87% 17% 74% 0% 6% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +7631.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +3103.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +226.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +228.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +28159.1%
Contains more Folate +1147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +265%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.604

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
36
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
80
Barley

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
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
73%
Barley
Fats
20%
Oregano
11%
Barley

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 Barley
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Oregano Barley
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 richer in minerals?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.069g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $3.1)
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 Oregano Barley Opinion
Calories 265 354 Barley
Protein 9 12.48 Barley
Fats 4.28 2.3 Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3 0 Oregano
Carbs 68.92 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.8 3.6 Oregano
Calcium 1597 33 Oregano
Potassium 1260 452 Oregano
Magnesium 270 133 Oregano
Sugar 4.09 0.8 Barley
Fiber 42.5 17.3 Oregano
Copper 0.633 0.498 Oregano
Zinc 2.69 2.77 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 148 264 Barley
Sodium 25 12 Barley
Vitamin A 1701 22 Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26 0.57 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.528 0.285 Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64 4.604 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921 0.282 Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044 0.318 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 2.2 Oregano
Folate 237 19 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 1.551 0.482 Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716 0.295 Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369 1.108 Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203 0.208 Barley
Threonine 0.322 0.424 Barley
Isoleucine 0.441 0.456 Barley
Leucine 0.78 0.848 Barley
Lysine 0.5 0.465 Oregano
Methionine 0.127 0.24 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.7 Barley
Valine 0.585 0.612 Barley
Histidine 0.144 0.281 Barley
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 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. Barley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170283/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.