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Oregano vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Oregano and Cumin

  • Oregano has more Vitamin K, Fiber, Vitamin E , Manganese, Calcium, Folate, and Vitamin B6, while Cumin has more Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 514% higher.
  • Cumin contains 24 times less Folate than Oregano. Oregano contains 237µg of Folate, while Cumin contains 10µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, oregano, dried and Spices, cumin seed.

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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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Cumin
Contains more Calcium +71.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%
Contains more Iron +80.3%
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains more Magnesium +35.6%
Contains more Copper +37%
Contains more Zinc +78.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Contains more Calcium +71.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%
Contains more Iron +80.3%
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains more Magnesium +35.6%
Contains more Copper +37%
Contains more Zinc +78.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.2%

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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Cumin
Contains more Vitamin A +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +448.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140%
Contains more Vitamin K +11413%
Contains more Folate +2270%
Contains more Vitamin C +234.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.579
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 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +448.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140%
Contains more Vitamin K +11413%
Contains more Folate +2270%
Contains more Vitamin C +234.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.579

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
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
480
Cumin

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
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
44%
Cumin
Fats
20%
Oregano
103%
Cumin

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 Cumin
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
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 143mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Cumin
Cumin is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
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 Cumin Opinion
Calories 265 375 Cumin
Protein 9 17.81 Cumin
Fats 4.28 22.27 Cumin
Vitamin C 2.3 7.7 Cumin
Carbs 68.92 44.24 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.8 66.36 Cumin
Calcium 1597 931 Oregano
Potassium 1260 1788 Cumin
Magnesium 270 366 Cumin
Sugar 4.09 2.25 Cumin
Fiber 42.5 10.5 Oregano
Copper 0.633 0.867 Cumin
Zinc 2.69 4.8 Cumin
Starch
Phosphorus 148 499 Cumin
Sodium 25 168 Oregano
Vitamin A 1701 1270 Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26 3.33 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.628 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.528 0.327 Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64 4.579 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044 0.435 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 5.4 Oregano
Folate 237 10 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.551 1.535 Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716 14.04 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369 3.279 Cumin
Tryptophan 0.203 Oregano
Threonine 0.322 Oregano
Isoleucine 0.441 Oregano
Leucine 0.78 Oregano
Lysine 0.5 Oregano
Methionine 0.127 Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.449 Oregano
Valine 0.585 Oregano
Histidine 0.144 Oregano
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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.