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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 Calcium +153.1%
Contains more Iron +376.7%
Contains more Potassium +209.6%
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +481.1%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Contains more Zinc +70.3%
Contains more Copper +46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Contains more Calcium +153.1%
Contains more Iron +376.7%
Contains more Potassium +209.6%
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +481.1%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Contains more Zinc +70.3%
Contains more Copper +46%

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Seed Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 7.72g Oregano
Protein 9g 16.54g Seed
Fats 4.28g 30.74g Seed
Carbs 68.92g 42.12g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 486kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose 1.13g g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g g Seed
Fiber 42.5g 34.4g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 631mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 7.72mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 335mg Seed
Phosphorus 148mg 860mg Seed
Potassium 1260mg 407mg Oregano
Sodium 25mg 16mg Seed
Zinc 2.69mg 4.58mg Seed
Copper 0.633mg 0.924mg Seed
Vitamin A 1701IU 54IU Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg 0.5mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU IU Oregano
Vitamin D 0µg µg Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3mg 1.6mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.62mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.17mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 8.83mg Seed
Vitamin B5 0.921mg mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044mg mg Oregano
Folate 237µg 49µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg 0.436mg Seed
Threonine 0.322mg 0.709mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.441mg 0.801mg Seed
Leucine 0.78mg 1.371mg Seed
Lysine 0.5mg 0.97mg Seed
Methionine 0.127mg 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 1.016mg Seed
Valine 0.585mg 0.95mg Seed
Histidine 0.144mg 0.531mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.14g Oregano
Saturated Fat 1.551g 3.33g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 2.309g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 23.665g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Oregano Seed
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
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

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.

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.