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Oregano vs Chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Oregano and Chocolate different?

  • Oregano is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, however Chocolate is richer in Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Oregano is 511% higher.
  • Oregano contains 34 times more Vitamin E than Chocolate. While Oregano contains 18.26mg of Vitamin E , Chocolate contains only 0.54mg.
  • Oregano has less Saturated Fat.

Spices, oregano, dried and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids are the varieties used 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 +2751.8%
Contains more Iron +358.9%
Contains more Magnesium +84.9%
Contains more Potassium +125.4%
Contains more Zinc +33.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains more Copper +62.4%
Equal in Sodium - 24
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Contains more Calcium +2751.8%
Contains more Iron +358.9%
Contains more Magnesium +84.9%
Contains more Potassium +125.4%
Contains more Zinc +33.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains more Copper +62.4%
Equal in Sodium - 24

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
11
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Contains more Vitamin A +3302%
Contains more Vitamin E +3281.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +608%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +956%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2385.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +7575.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +3302%
Contains more Vitamin E +3281.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +608%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +956%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2385.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +7575.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 54.17g Chocolate
Protein 9g 4.88g Oregano
Fats 4.28g 31.28g Chocolate
Carbs 68.92g 61.17g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 546kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose 1.13g 0g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g 47.9g Oregano
Fiber 42.5g 7g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 56mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 8.02mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 146mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 206mg Chocolate
Potassium 1260mg 559mg Oregano
Sodium 25mg 24mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.69mg 2.01mg Oregano
Copper 0.633mg 1.028mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 1701IU 50IU Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg 0.54mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU IU Oregano
Vitamin D 0µg µg Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3mg mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.025mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.05mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 0.725mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg 0.297mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0.042mg Oregano
Folate 237µg µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.23µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 621.7µg 8.1µg 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 8mg Oregano
Trans Fat 0g 0.112g Oregano
Saturated Fat 1.551g 18.519g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 9.54g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 1.092g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oregano Chocolate
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
10
Chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
120
Chocolate

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
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
61%
Chocolate
Fats
20%
Oregano
144%
Chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Sugar (difference - 43.81g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.968g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
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 contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $2.6)

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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.