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Oregano vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Oregano and Black pepper?

  • Oregano is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin E , Fiber, Vitamin B6, Folate, and Vitamin B2, yet Black pepper is higher in Manganese, and Copper.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 382% more.
  • Oregano has 18 times more Vitamin E than Black pepper. While Oregano has 18.26mg of Vitamin E , Black pepper has only 1.04mg.

We used Spices, oregano, dried and Spices, pepper, black types 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
Contains more Calcium +260.5%
Contains more Iron +279%
Contains more Magnesium +57.9%
Contains more Zinc +126.1%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Copper +110.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 158
Equal in Potassium - 1329
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Contains more Calcium +260.5%
Contains more Iron +279%
Contains more Magnesium +57.9%
Contains more Zinc +126.1%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Copper +110.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 158
Equal in Potassium - 1329

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 +211%
Contains more Vitamin E +1655.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +305.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +258.8%
Contains more Folate +1294.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +279.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.9%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
Contains more Vitamin A +211%
Contains more Vitamin E +1655.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +305.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +258.8%
Contains more Folate +1294.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +279.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.9%

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 Black pepper
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
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Black pepper Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 38.65g Black pepper
Protein 9g 10.39g Black pepper
Fats 4.28g 3.26g Oregano
Carbs 68.92g 63.95g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 251kcal Oregano
Starch g g
Fructose 1.13g 0.23g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g 0.64g Black pepper
Fiber 42.5g 25.3g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 443mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 9.71mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 171mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 158mg Black pepper
Potassium 1260mg 1329mg Black pepper
Sodium 25mg 20mg Black pepper
Zinc 2.69mg 1.19mg Oregano
Copper 0.633mg 1.33mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 1701IU 547IU Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg 1.04mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.3mg 0mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.108mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.18mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 1.143mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg 1.399mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0.291mg Oregano
Folate 237µg 17µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg 163.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg 0.058mg Oregano
Threonine 0.322mg 0.244mg Oregano
Isoleucine 0.441mg 0.366mg Oregano
Leucine 0.78mg 1.014mg Black pepper
Lysine 0.5mg 0.244mg Oregano
Methionine 0.127mg 0.096mg Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.446mg Oregano
Valine 0.585mg 0.547mg Oregano
Histidine 0.144mg 0.159mg Black pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.551g 1.392g Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 0.739g Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 0.998g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oregano Black pepper
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
230
Oregano
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
160
Black pepper

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
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
64%
Black pepper
Fats
20%
Oregano
15%
Black pepper

Comparison summary

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?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.159g)
Which food is cheaper?
Black pepper
Black pepper is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
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. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/nutrients
  2. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.