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Oregano vs Fenugreek - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Oregano and Fenugreek?

  • Oregano is richer in Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Vitamin B3, while Fenugreek is higher in Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Manganese is 164% higher.
  • Fenugreek has 9 times less Calcium than Oregano. Oregano has 1597mg of Calcium, while Fenugreek has 176mg.

We used Spices, oregano, dried and Spices, fenugreek seed types in this comparison.

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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 +807.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.4%
Contains more Potassium +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Copper +75.4%
Equal in Iron - 33.53
Equal in Zinc - 2.5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Contains more Calcium +807.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.4%
Contains more Potassium +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Copper +75.4%
Equal in Iron - 33.53
Equal in Zinc - 2.5

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 +2735%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74%
Contains more Folate +315.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.9%
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 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2735%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74%
Contains more Folate +315.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.9%

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 Fenugreek
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
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Fenugreek Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 33.75g Fenugreek
Protein 9g 23g Fenugreek
Fats 4.28g 6.41g Fenugreek
Carbs 68.92g 58.35g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 323kcal Fenugreek
Starch g g
Fructose 1.13g g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g g Fenugreek
Fiber 42.5g 24.6g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 176mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 33.53mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 191mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 296mg Fenugreek
Potassium 1260mg 770mg Oregano
Sodium 25mg 67mg Oregano
Zinc 2.69mg 2.5mg Oregano
Copper 0.633mg 1.11mg Fenugreek
Vitamin A 1701IU 60IU Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.3mg 3mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.322mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.366mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 1.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0.6mg Oregano
Folate 237µg 57µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg 0.391mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.322mg 0.898mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 0.441mg 1.241mg Fenugreek
Leucine 0.78mg 1.757mg Fenugreek
Lysine 0.5mg 1.684mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.127mg 0.338mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 1.089mg Fenugreek
Valine 0.585mg 1.102mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.144mg 0.668mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.551g 1.46g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oregano Fenugreek
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
33
Fenugreek
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
261
Fenugreek

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
138%
Fenugreek
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
58%
Fenugreek
Fats
20%
Oregano
30%
Fenugreek

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.091g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $3)
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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/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.