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Oregano vs Caper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Oregano and Caper

  • Caper contains less Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Folate than Oregano.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 498% higher.
  • Caper contains 64 times less Manganese than Oregano. Oregano contains 4.99mg of Manganese, while Caper contains 0.078mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Oregano is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, oregano, dried and Capers, canned.

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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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Caper
Contains more Calcium +3892.5%
Contains more Iron +2103.6%
Contains more Magnesium +718.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +1380%
Contains more Potassium +3050%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Zinc +740.6%
Contains more Copper +69.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 63% 24% 5% 4% 307% 9% 125%
Contains more Calcium +3892.5%
Contains more Iron +2103.6%
Contains more Magnesium +718.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +1380%
Contains more Potassium +3050%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Zinc +740.6%
Contains more Copper +69.3%

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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Caper
Contains more Vitamin A +1132.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1975%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +883.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +611.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3311.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4439.1%
Contains more Folate +930.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +2427.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +87%
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 9% 18% 0% 15% 5% 33% 13% 2% 6% 18% 0% 62%
Contains more Vitamin A +1132.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1975%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +883.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +611.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3311.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4439.1%
Contains more Folate +930.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +2427.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +87%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Caper Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 1.69g Oregano
Protein 9g 2.36g Oregano
Fats 4.28g 0.86g Oregano
Carbs 68.92g 4.89g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 23kcal Oregano
Starch g g
Fructose 1.13g g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g 0.41g Caper
Fiber 42.5g 3.2g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 40mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 1.67mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 33mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 10mg Oregano
Potassium 1260mg 40mg Oregano
Sodium 25mg 2348mg Oregano
Zinc 2.69mg 0.32mg Oregano
Copper 0.633mg 0.374mg Oregano
Vitamin A 1701IU 138IU Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg 0.88mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.3mg 4.3mg Caper
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.018mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.139mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 0.652mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg 0.027mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0.023mg Oregano
Folate 237µg 23µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg 24.6µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg mg Oregano
Threonine 0.322mg mg Oregano
Isoleucine 0.441mg mg Oregano
Leucine 0.78mg mg Oregano
Lysine 0.5mg mg Oregano
Methionine 0.127mg mg Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.449mg mg Oregano
Valine 0.585mg mg Oregano
Histidine 0.144mg mg Oregano
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.551g 0.233g Caper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 0.063g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 0.304g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Oregano Caper
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
15
Caper
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
68
Caper

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
14%
Caper
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
5%
Caper
Fats
20%
Oregano
4%
Caper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 2323mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caper
Caper is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.68g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caper
Caper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.318g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caper
Caper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Caper
Caper is cheaper (difference - $4.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Caper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172238/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.