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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 Calcium +787.2%
Contains more Iron +382.3%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Potassium +195.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +189.9%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Contains more Zinc +34.9%
Contains more Copper +28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Contains more Calcium +787.2%
Contains more Iron +382.3%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Potassium +195.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +189.9%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Contains more Zinc +34.9%
Contains more Copper +28%

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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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 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 1% 2% 0% 0% 98% 63% 64% 57% 112% 0% 0% 5%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Teff Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 65.13g Teff
Protein 9g 13.3g Teff
Fats 4.28g 2.38g Oregano
Carbs 68.92g 73.13g Teff
Calories 265kcal 367kcal Teff
Starch g 36.56g Teff
Fructose 1.13g 0.47g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g 1.84g Teff
Fiber 42.5g 8g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 180mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 7.63mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 184mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 429mg Teff
Potassium 1260mg 427mg Oregano
Sodium 25mg 12mg Teff
Zinc 2.69mg 3.63mg Teff
Copper 0.633mg 0.81mg Teff
Vitamin A 1701IU 9IU Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg 0.08mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU IU Oregano
Vitamin D 0µg µg Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3mg mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.39mg Teff
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.27mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 3.363mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg 0.942mg Teff
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0.482mg Oregano
Folate 237µg µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Oregano
Vitamin K 621.7µg 1.9µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg 0.139mg Oregano
Threonine 0.322mg 0.51mg Teff
Isoleucine 0.441mg 0.501mg Teff
Leucine 0.78mg 1.068mg Teff
Lysine 0.5mg 0.376mg Oregano
Methionine 0.127mg 0.428mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.698mg Teff
Valine 0.585mg 0.686mg Teff
Histidine 0.144mg 0.301mg Teff
Cholesterol 0mg mg Teff
Trans Fat 0g g Teff
Saturated Fat 1.551g 0.449g Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 0.589g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 1.071g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oregano Teff
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
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

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 Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
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.

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.