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Oregano vs Marjoram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Oregano and Marjoram

  • Oregano has more Vitamin E , and Vitamin B2, however Marjoram is richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin C, Calcium, Vitamin A RAE, Phosphorus, Manganese, and Magnesium.
  • Marjoram covers your daily Iron needs 574% more than Oregano.
  • Marjoram has 11 times less Vitamin E than Oregano. Oregano has 18.26mg of Vitamin E , while Marjoram has 1.69mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, oregano, dried and Spices, marjoram, dried.

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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 less Sodium -67.5%
Contains more Calcium +24.6%
Contains more Iron +124.8%
Contains more Magnesium +28.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.8%
Contains more Copper +79%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Contains less Sodium -67.5%
Contains more Calcium +24.6%
Contains more Iron +124.8%
Contains more Magnesium +28.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.8%
Contains more Copper +79%

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 E +980.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +374.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14%
Contains more Folate +15.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 621.7
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 485% 34% 0% 172% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 206% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin E +980.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +374.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14%
Contains more Folate +15.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 621.7

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Marjoram Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 20.26g Oregano
Protein 9g 12.66g Marjoram
Fats 4.28g 7.04g Marjoram
Carbs 68.92g 60.56g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 271kcal Marjoram
Starch g g
Fructose 1.13g g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g 4.09g
Fiber 42.5g 40.3g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 1990mg Marjoram
Iron 36.8mg 82.71mg Marjoram
Magnesium 270mg 346mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 148mg 306mg Marjoram
Potassium 1260mg 1522mg Marjoram
Sodium 25mg 77mg Oregano
Zinc 2.69mg 3.6mg Marjoram
Copper 0.633mg 1.133mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 1701IU 8068IU Marjoram
Vitamin E 18.26mg 1.69mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.3mg 51.4mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.289mg Marjoram
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.316mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 4.12mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 1.19mg Marjoram
Folate 237µg 274µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg 621.7µg
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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.551g 0.529g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 0.94g Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 4.405g Marjoram

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Oregano Marjoram
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
246
Marjoram
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
587
Marjoram

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
76%
Marjoram
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
61%
Marjoram
Fats
20%
Oregano
32%
Marjoram

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram is cheaper (difference - $4.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Marjoram
Marjoram is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (4.09 g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Marjoram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170928/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.