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Oregano vs. Bell pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Oregano and Bell pepper

  • Oregano has more Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Copper, and Magnesium, however, Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Oregano covers your daily Vitamin K needs 512% more than Bell pepper.
  • Bell pepper has 160 times less Calcium than Oregano. Oregano has 1597mg of Calcium, while Bell pepper has 10mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, oregano, dried and Peppers, sweet, green, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +15870%
Contains more Iron +10723.5%
Contains more Magnesium +2600%
Contains more Phosphorus +640%
Contains more Potassium +620%
Contains more Zinc +1969.2%
Contains more Copper +859.1%
Contains more Manganese +3990.2%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212% 651% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22% 16% 0%
Contains more Calcium +15870%
Contains more Iron +10723.5%
Contains more Magnesium +2600%
Contains more Phosphorus +640%
Contains more Potassium +620%
Contains more Zinc +1969.2%
Contains more Copper +859.1%
Contains more Manganese +3990.2%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -88%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Oregano
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +359.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +4835.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1785.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +830.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +366.1%
Contains more Folate +2270%
Contains more Choline +487.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +8301.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +3395.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 18% 1555%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 3% 19%
Contains more Vitamin A +359.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +4835.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1785.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +830.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +366.1%
Contains more Folate +2270%
Contains more Choline +487.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +8301.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +3395.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +946.5%
Contains more Fats +2417.6%
Contains more Carbs +1385.3%
Contains more Other +1688.6%
Contains more Water +845.5%
9% 4% 69% 10% 8%
Protein: 9 g
Fats: 4.28 g
Carbs: 68.92 g
Water: 9.93 g
Other: 7.87 g
5% 94%
Protein: 0.86 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 4.64 g
Water: 93.89 g
Other: 0.44 g
Contains more Protein +946.5%
Contains more Fats +2417.6%
Contains more Carbs +1385.3%
Contains more Other +1688.6%
Contains more Water +845.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +8850%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2108.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.3%
43% 20% 38%
Saturated Fat: 1.551 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.716 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.369 g
45% 6% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.058 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +8850%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2108.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.3%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +727.3%
Contains more Glucose +63.8%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Equal in Fructose - 1.12
22% 46% 28% 4%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.91 g
Glucose: 1.9 g
Fructose: 1.13 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.15 g
5% 49% 47%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.11 g
Glucose: 1.16 g
Fructose: 1.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +727.3%
Contains more Glucose +63.8%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Equal in Fructose - 1.12

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Oregano Bell pepper
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 2.94g Oregano
Protein 9g 0.86g Oregano
Fats 4.28g 0.17g Oregano
Carbs 68.92g 4.64g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 20kcal Oregano
Fructose 1.13g 1.12g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g 2.4g Bell pepper
Fiber 42.5g 1.7g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 10mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 0.34mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 10mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 20mg Oregano
Potassium 1260mg 175mg Oregano
Sodium 25mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 2.69mg 0.13mg Oregano
Copper 0.633mg 0.066mg Oregano
Manganese 4.99mg 0.122mg Oregano
Selenium 4.5µg 0µg Oregano
Vitamin A 1701IU 370IU Oregano
Vitamin A RAE 85µg 18µg Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg 0.37mg Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.057mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.028mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 0.48mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg 0.099mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0.224mg Oregano
Folate 237µg 10µg Oregano
Choline 32.3mg 5.5mg Oregano
Vitamin K 621.7µg 7.4µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg 0.012mg Oregano
Threonine 0.322mg 0.036mg Oregano
Isoleucine 0.441mg 0.024mg Oregano
Leucine 0.78mg 0.036mg Oregano
Lysine 0.5mg 0.039mg Oregano
Methionine 0.127mg 0.007mg Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.092mg Oregano
Valine 0.585mg 0.036mg Oregano
Histidine 0.144mg 0.01mg Oregano
Saturated Fat 1.551g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 0.008g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 0.062g Oregano
Omega-3 - ALA 0.621g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oregano Bell pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
213%
Oregano
32%
Bell pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
319%
Oregano
9%
Bell pepper

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 - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.493g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $4.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/nutrients
  2. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.