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Oregano vs. Fireweed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Oregano and Fireweed

  • Oregano has more Iron, Fiber, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, and Potassium, however, Fireweed has more Manganese.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Iron is 430% more.
  • Oregano has 4 times more Fiber than Fireweed. Oregano has 42.5g of Fiber, while Fireweed has 10.6g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, oregano, dried and Fireweed, leaves, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +272.3%
Contains more Iron +1433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +73.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +37%
Contains more Potassium +155.1%
Contains less Sodium -26.5%
Contains more Copper +97.8%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Contains more Manganese +34.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.66
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212% 651% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107% 875% 5%
Contains more Calcium +272.3%
Contains more Iron +1433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +73.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +37%
Contains more Potassium +155.1%
Contains less Sodium -26.5%
Contains more Copper +97.8%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Contains more Manganese +34.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.66

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +436.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.2%
Contains more Folate +111.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 2.2
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.674
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 18% 1555%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 216% 0% 0% 8% 9% 32% 88% 82% 146% 85% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +436.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.2%
Contains more Folate +111.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 2.2
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.674

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +91.1%
Contains more Fats +55.6%
Contains more Carbs +258.6%
Contains more Other +209.8%
Contains more Water +612.8%
9% 4% 69% 10% 8%
Protein: 9 g
Fats: 4.28 g
Carbs: 68.92 g
Water: 9.93 g
Other: 7.87 g
5% 3% 19% 71% 3%
Protein: 4.71 g
Fats: 2.75 g
Carbs: 19.22 g
Water: 70.78 g
Other: 2.54 g
Contains more Protein +91.1%
Contains more Fats +55.6%
Contains more Carbs +258.6%
Contains more Other +209.8%
Contains more Water +612.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Oregano Fireweed
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 Fireweed Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 8.62g Oregano
Protein 9g 4.71g Oregano
Fats 4.28g 2.75g Oregano
Carbs 68.92g 19.22g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 103kcal Oregano
Fructose 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g Fireweed
Fiber 42.5g 10.6g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 429mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 2.4mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 156mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 108mg Oregano
Potassium 1260mg 494mg Oregano
Sodium 25mg 34mg Oregano
Zinc 2.69mg 2.66mg Oregano
Copper 0.633mg 0.32mg Oregano
Manganese 4.99mg 6.704mg Fireweed
Selenium 4.5µg 0.9µg Oregano
Vitamin A 1701IU 3598IU Fireweed
Vitamin A RAE 85µg 180µg Fireweed
Vitamin E 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3mg 2.2mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.033mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.137mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 4.674mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.921mg 1.356mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0.632mg Oregano
Folate 237µg 112µg Oregano
Choline 32.3mg Oregano
Vitamin K 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0.322mg Oregano
Isoleucine 0.441mg Oregano
Leucine 0.78mg Oregano
Lysine 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine 0.127mg Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.449mg Oregano
Valine 0.585mg Oregano
Histidine 0.144mg Oregano
Saturated Fat 1.551g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g Oregano
Omega-3 - ALA 0.621g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oregano Fireweed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
213%
Oregano
51%
Fireweed
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
319%
Oregano
148%
Fireweed

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 - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.551g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Fireweed
Fireweed is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/nutrients
  2. Fireweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169399/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.