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Oregano vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Oregano and Teff different?

  • Oregano is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Magnesium, however Teff is richer in Manganese, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Oregano is 516% higher.
  • Oregano contains 228 times more Vitamin E than Teff. While Oregano contains 18.26mg of Vitamin E , Teff contains only 0.08mg.

Spices, oregano, dried and Teff, uncooked are the varieties 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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Teff
Contains more Iron +382.3%
Contains more Calcium +787.2%
Contains more Potassium +195.1%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Copper +28%
Contains more Zinc +34.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +189.9%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 287% 54% 38% 132% 270% 99% 184% 2%
Contains more Iron +382.3%
Contains more Calcium +787.2%
Contains more Potassium +195.1%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Copper +28%
Contains more Zinc +34.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +189.9%
Contains less Sodium -52%

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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2
Teff
Contains more Vitamin A +18800%
Contains more Vitamin E +22725%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +32621.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.942
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% 1% 2% 0% 98% 63% 64% 57% 112% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +18800%
Contains more Vitamin E +22725%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +32621.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.942

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
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
133
Teff

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
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
73%
Teff
Fats
20%
Oregano
11%
Teff

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

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Oregano Teff
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 Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.102g)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $4.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Teff Opinion
Calories 265 367 Teff
Protein 9 13.3 Teff
Fats 4.28 2.38 Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3 Oregano
Carbs 68.92 73.13 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Oregano
Iron 36.8 7.63 Oregano
Calcium 1597 180 Oregano
Potassium 1260 427 Oregano
Magnesium 270 184 Oregano
Sugar 4.09 1.84 Teff
Fiber 42.5 8 Oregano
Copper 0.633 0.81 Teff
Zinc 2.69 3.63 Teff
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 148 429 Teff
Sodium 25 12 Teff
Vitamin A 1701 9 Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26 0.08 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.177 0.39 Teff
Vitamin B2 0.528 0.27 Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64 3.363 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921 0.942 Teff
Vitamin B6 1.044 0.482 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 Oregano
Vitamin K 621.7 1.9 Oregano
Folate 237 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 Teff
Saturated Fat 1.551 0.449 Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716 0.589 Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369 1.071 Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203 0.139 Oregano
Threonine 0.322 0.51 Teff
Isoleucine 0.441 0.501 Teff
Leucine 0.78 1.068 Teff
Lysine 0.5 0.376 Oregano
Methionine 0.127 0.428 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.698 Teff
Valine 0.585 0.686 Teff
Histidine 0.144 0.301 Teff
Fructose 1.13 0.47 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. Teff - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169747/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.