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Oregano vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Oregano and Turmeric

  • Oregano has more Vitamin K, Calcium, Vitamin E , Fiber, Vitamin B6, Folate, and Vitamin B2, however Turmeric is richer in Manganese, Iron, and Copper.
  • Turmeric covers your daily Manganese needs 644% more than Oregano.
  • Turmeric has 46 times less Vitamin K than Oregano. Oregano has 621.7µg of Vitamin K, while Turmeric has 13.4µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, oregano, dried and Spices, turmeric, ground.

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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 +850.6%
Contains more Magnesium +29.8%
Contains more Iron +49.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +102%
Contains more Potassium +65.1%
Contains more Zinc +67.3%
Contains more Copper +105.4%
Equal in Sodium - 27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Contains more Calcium +850.6%
Contains more Magnesium +29.8%
Contains more Iron +49.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +102%
Contains more Potassium +65.1%
Contains more Zinc +67.3%
Contains more Copper +105.4%
Equal in Sodium - 27

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 +312.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +875.7%
Contains more Folate +1085%
Contains more Vitamin K +4539.6%
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% 89% 0% 3% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 15% 0% 34%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +312.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +875.7%
Contains more Folate +1085%
Contains more Vitamin K +4539.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Turmeric Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 44.44g Turmeric
Protein 9g 9.68g Turmeric
Fats 4.28g 3.25g Oregano
Carbs 68.92g 67.14g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 312kcal Turmeric
Starch g g
Fructose 1.13g 0.45g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g 3.21g Turmeric
Fiber 42.5g 22.7g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 168mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 55mg Turmeric
Magnesium 270mg 208mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 299mg Turmeric
Potassium 1260mg 2080mg Turmeric
Sodium 25mg 27mg Oregano
Zinc 2.69mg 4.5mg Turmeric
Copper 0.633mg 1.3mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 1701IU 0IU Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg 4.43mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.3mg 0.7mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.058mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.15mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 1.35mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg 0.542mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0.107mg Oregano
Folate 237µg 20µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg 13.4µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg 0.17mg Oregano
Threonine 0.322mg 0.33mg Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.441mg 0.47mg Turmeric
Leucine 0.78mg 0.81mg Turmeric
Lysine 0.5mg 0.38mg Oregano
Methionine 0.127mg 0.14mg Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.53mg Turmeric
Valine 0.585mg 0.66mg Turmeric
Histidine 0.144mg 0.15mg Turmeric
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.056g Oregano
Saturated Fat 1.551g 1.838g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 0.449g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 0.756g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oregano Turmeric
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
23
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
392
Turmeric

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
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
67%
Turmeric
Fats
20%
Oregano
15%
Turmeric

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.88g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.287g)
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. Turmeric - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172231/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.