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Oregano vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Oregano and Tarragon different?

  • Oregano is richer in Fiber, Iron, and Calcium, while Tarragon is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Potassium, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus.
  • Oregano covers your daily need of Fiber 140% more than Tarragon.

Spices, oregano, dried and Spices, tarragon, dried types were 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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Contains more Iron +13.9%
Contains more Calcium +40.2%
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Contains more Potassium +139.7%
Contains more Magnesium +28.5%
Contains more Zinc +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.677
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Contains more Iron +13.9%
Contains more Calcium +40.2%
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Contains more Potassium +139.7%
Contains more Magnesium +28.5%
Contains more Zinc +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.677

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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Contains more Vitamin C +2073.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +146.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +153.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.8%
Contains more Folate +15.6%
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 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
Contains more Vitamin C +2073.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +146.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +153.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.8%
Contains more Folate +15.6%

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
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
318
Tarragon

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
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
50%
Tarragon
Fats
20%
Oregano
33%
Tarragon

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

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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?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.33g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oregano
Oregano is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
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 Tarragon Opinion
Calories 265 295 Tarragon
Protein 9 22.77 Tarragon
Fats 4.28 7.24 Tarragon
Vitamin C 2.3 50 Tarragon
Carbs 68.92 50.22 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 36.8 32.3 Oregano
Calcium 1597 1139 Oregano
Potassium 1260 3020 Tarragon
Magnesium 270 347 Tarragon
Sugar 4.09 Tarragon
Fiber 42.5 7.4 Oregano
Copper 0.633 0.677 Tarragon
Zinc 2.69 3.9 Tarragon
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Phosphorus 148 313 Tarragon
Sodium 25 62 Oregano
Vitamin A 1701 4200 Tarragon
Vitamin E 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.251 Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.528 1.339 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 4.64 8.95 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044 2.41 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 Oregano
Folate 237 274 Tarragon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.551 1.881 Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716 0.474 Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369 3.698 Tarragon
Tryptophan 0.203 Oregano
Threonine 0.322 Oregano
Isoleucine 0.441 Oregano
Leucine 0.78 Oregano
Lysine 0.5 Oregano
Methionine 0.127 Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.449 Oregano
Valine 0.585 Oregano
Histidine 0.144 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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.