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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 Calcium +1128.5%
Contains more Iron +603.6%
Contains more Magnesium +47.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +148%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Contains more Copper +67%
Equal in Zinc - 2.76
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353%
Contains more Calcium +1128.5%
Contains more Iron +603.6%
Contains more Magnesium +47.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +148%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Contains more Copper +67%
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 A +5975%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 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 2% 0% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 342% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +5975%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Pigeon pea Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 47.78g Pigeon pea
Protein 9g 21.7g Pigeon pea
Fats 4.28g 1.49g Oregano
Carbs 68.92g 62.78g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 343kcal Pigeon pea
Starch g g
Fructose 1.13g g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g g Pigeon pea
Fiber 42.5g 15g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 130mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 5.23mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 183mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 367mg Pigeon pea
Potassium 1260mg 1392mg Pigeon pea
Sodium 25mg 17mg Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.69mg 2.76mg Pigeon pea
Copper 0.633mg 1.057mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 1701IU 28IU Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.3mg 0mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.643mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.187mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 2.965mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg 1.266mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0.283mg Oregano
Folate 237µg 456µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg 0.212mg Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.322mg 0.767mg Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.441mg 0.785mg Pigeon pea
Leucine 0.78mg 1.549mg Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.5mg 1.521mg Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.127mg 0.243mg Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 1.858mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.585mg 0.937mg Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.144mg 0.774mg Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.551g 0.33g Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 0.012g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 0.814g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oregano Pigeon pea
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
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

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.

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.