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Oregano vs Table salt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Oregano and Table salt

  • Oregano is richer in Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Copper, and Magnesium, yet Table salt is richer in Vitamin K, Fiber, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Table salt is 1684% higher.
  • Oregano contains 270 times more Magnesium than Table salt. Oregano contains 270mg of Magnesium, while Table salt contains 1mg.
  • Oregano contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Spices, oregano, dried and Salt, table.

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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 +6554.2%
Contains more Iron +11051.5%
Contains more Magnesium +26900%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +15650%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +2590%
Contains more Copper +2010%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Contains more Calcium +6554.2%
Contains more Iron +11051.5%
Contains more Magnesium +26900%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +15650%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +2590%
Contains more Copper +2010%

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
Oregano
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Table salt Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 0g Oregano
Protein 9g 0g Oregano
Fats 4.28g 0g Oregano
Carbs 68.92g 0g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 0kcal Oregano
Starch g g
Fructose 1.13g g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g 0g Table salt
Fiber 42.5g 0g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 24mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 0.33mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 1mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 0mg Oregano
Potassium 1260mg 8mg Oregano
Sodium 25mg 38758mg Oregano
Zinc 2.69mg 0.1mg Oregano
Copper 0.633mg 0.03mg Oregano
Vitamin A 1701IU 0IU Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg 0mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.3mg 0mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 0mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg 0mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0mg Oregano
Folate 237µg 0µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg 0µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg 0mg Oregano
Threonine 0.322mg 0mg Oregano
Isoleucine 0.441mg 0mg Oregano
Leucine 0.78mg 0mg Oregano
Lysine 0.5mg 0mg Oregano
Methionine 0.127mg 0mg Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0mg Oregano
Valine 0.585mg 0mg Oregano
Histidine 0.144mg 0mg Oregano
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.551g 0g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 0g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 0g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oregano Table salt
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
0
Table salt
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
636
Table salt

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
0%
Table salt
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
0%
Table salt
Fats
20%
Oregano
0%
Table salt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.551g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $4.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 38733mg)
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)

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. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.