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Oregano vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Oregano and Seed

  • Oregano has more Iron, Vitamin E , Manganese, Calcium, Folate, and Fiber, however Seed is higher in Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B1, and Copper.
  • Oregano covers your daily need of Iron 364% more than Seed.
  • Oregano has 37 times more Vitamin E than Seed. While Oregano has 18.26mg of Vitamin E , Seed has only 0.5mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, oregano, dried and Seeds, chia seeds, 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
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Seed
Contains more Iron +376.7%
Contains more Calcium +153.1%
Contains more Potassium +209.6%
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Copper +46%
Contains more Zinc +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +481.1%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 290% 190% 36% 240% 308% 125% 369% 3%
Contains more Iron +376.7%
Contains more Calcium +153.1%
Contains more Potassium +209.6%
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Copper +46%
Contains more Zinc +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +481.1%
Contains less Sodium -36%

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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Seed
Contains more Vitamin C +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +3050%
Contains more Vitamin E +3552%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.6%
Contains more Folate +383.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.3%
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 6% 4% 10% 0% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 0% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +3050%
Contains more Vitamin E +3552%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.6%
Contains more Folate +383.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.3%

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
35
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
195
Seed

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
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
42%
Seed
Fats
20%
Oregano
142%
Seed

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

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Oregano Seed
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?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $4.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.779g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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 Seed Opinion
Calories 265 486 Seed
Protein 9 16.54 Seed
Fats 4.28 30.74 Seed
Vitamin C 2.3 1.6 Oregano
Carbs 68.92 42.12 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Oregano
Iron 36.8 7.72 Oregano
Calcium 1597 631 Oregano
Potassium 1260 407 Oregano
Magnesium 270 335 Seed
Sugar 4.09 Seed
Fiber 42.5 34.4 Oregano
Copper 0.633 0.924 Seed
Zinc 2.69 4.58 Seed
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Phosphorus 148 860 Seed
Sodium 25 16 Seed
Vitamin A 1701 54 Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26 0.5 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.62 Seed
Vitamin B2 0.528 0.17 Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64 8.83 Seed
Vitamin B5 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 Oregano
Folate 237 49 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 0.14 Oregano
Saturated Fat 1.551 3.33 Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716 2.309 Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369 23.665 Seed
Tryptophan 0.203 0.436 Seed
Threonine 0.322 0.709 Seed
Isoleucine 0.441 0.801 Seed
Leucine 0.78 1.371 Seed
Lysine 0.5 0.97 Seed
Methionine 0.127 0.588 Seed
Phenylalanine 0.449 1.016 Seed
Valine 0.585 0.95 Seed
Histidine 0.144 0.531 Seed
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.