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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 Potassium +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +41.4%
Contains less Sodium -62.7%
Contains more Copper +75.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Equal in Iron - 33.53
Equal in Zinc - 2.5
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1258% 53% 68% 137% 370% 69% 127% 9%
Contains more Calcium +807.4%
Contains more Potassium +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +41.4%
Contains less Sodium -62.7%
Contains more Copper +75.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
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 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 10% 4% 0% 0% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 0% 0% 43%
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 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 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

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Low Fats diet ok
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 - 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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