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

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

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 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

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Oregano Table salt
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?
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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