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Oregano vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Oregano and Pigeon pea different?

  • Oregano is richer in Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, while Pigeon pea is higher in Folate, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus.
  • Oregano covers your daily need of Iron 395% more than Pigeon pea.
  • Oregano contains 12 times more Calcium than Pigeon pea. Oregano contains 1597mg of Calcium, while Pigeon pea contains 130mg.

Spices, oregano, dried and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw types were used in this article.

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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 Iron +603.6%
Contains more Calcium +1128.5%
Contains more Magnesium +47.5%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains more Copper +67%
Contains more Phosphorus +148%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Equal in Zinc - 2.76
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 39% 123% 131% 353% 76% 158% 3%
Contains more Iron +603.6%
Contains more Calcium +1128.5%
Contains more Magnesium +47.5%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains more Copper +67%
Contains more Phosphorus +148%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Equal in Zinc - 2.76

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +5975%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +92.4%
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 0% 2% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 0% 0% 342%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +5975%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +92.4%

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
62
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
134
Pigeon pea

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
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
20%
Oregano
7%
Pigeon pea

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oregano Pigeon pea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.221g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 265 343 Pigeon pea
Protein 9 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 4.28 1.49 Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3 0 Oregano
Carbs 68.92 62.78 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.8 5.23 Oregano
Calcium 1597 130 Oregano
Potassium 1260 1392 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 270 183 Oregano
Sugar 4.09 Pigeon pea
Fiber 42.5 15 Oregano
Copper 0.633 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.69 2.76 Pigeon pea
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Phosphorus 148 367 Pigeon pea
Sodium 25 17 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 1701 28 Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.528 0.187 Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64 2.965 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921 1.266 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 1.044 0.283 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 Oregano
Folate 237 456 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.551 0.33 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716 0.012 Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369 0.814 Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.322 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.441 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 0.78 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.5 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.127 0.243 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 0.449 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.585 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.144 0.774 Pigeon pea
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. Pigeon pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172436/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.