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Oregano vs Rye - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Oregano and Rye different?

  • Oregano has more Vitamin K, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin E , Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, and Copper than Rye.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Oregano is 513% higher.
  • Oregano contains 67 times more Calcium than Rye. While Oregano contains 1597mg of Calcium, Rye contains only 24mg.

Spices, oregano, dried and Rye grain are the varieties 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
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Rye
Contains more Iron +1299.2%
Contains more Calcium +6554.2%
Contains more Potassium +147.1%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Copper +72.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +124.3%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Equal in Zinc - 2.65
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 99% 8% 45% 79% 123% 73% 143% 1%
Contains more Iron +1299.2%
Contains more Calcium +6554.2%
Contains more Potassium +147.1%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Copper +72.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +124.3%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Equal in Zinc - 2.65

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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Rye
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +15363.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +2048.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +255.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +10437.3%
Contains more Folate +523.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.27
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% 1% 17% 0% 79% 58% 81% 88% 68% 0% 15% 29%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +15363.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +2048.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +255.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +10437.3%
Contains more Folate +523.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.27

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
36
Rye
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
71
Rye

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
62%
Rye
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
76%
Rye
Fats
20%
Oregano
8%
Rye

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

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Oregano Rye
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?
Rye
Rye is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.11g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rye
Rye contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rye
Rye is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.354g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rye
Rye is cheaper (difference - $4.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in minerals
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Rye Opinion
Calories 265 338 Rye
Protein 9 10.34 Rye
Fats 4.28 1.63 Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3 0 Oregano
Carbs 68.92 75.86 Rye
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.8 2.63 Oregano
Calcium 1597 24 Oregano
Potassium 1260 510 Oregano
Magnesium 270 110 Oregano
Sugar 4.09 0.98 Rye
Fiber 42.5 15.1 Oregano
Copper 0.633 0.367 Oregano
Zinc 2.69 2.65 Oregano
Starch
Phosphorus 148 332 Rye
Sodium 25 2 Rye
Vitamin A 1701 11 Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26 0.85 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.316 Rye
Vitamin B2 0.528 0.251 Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64 4.27 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921 1.456 Rye
Vitamin B6 1.044 0.294 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 5.9 Oregano
Folate 237 38 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.551 0.197 Rye
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716 0.208 Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369 0.767 Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203 0.108 Oregano
Threonine 0.322 0.289 Oregano
Isoleucine 0.441 0.208 Oregano
Leucine 0.78 0.563 Oregano
Lysine 0.5 0.286 Oregano
Methionine 0.127 0.153 Rye
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.435 Oregano
Valine 0.585 0.317 Oregano
Histidine 0.144 0.189 Rye
Fructose 1.13 0.11 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. Rye - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168884/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.