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Pigeon pea vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pigeon pea and Oregano different?

  • Pigeon pea is richer in Folate, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus, while Oregano is higher in Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Oregano covers your daily need of Iron 395% more than Pigeon pea.
  • Pigeon pea contains 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Oregano. Pigeon pea contains 0.643mg of Vitamin B1, while Oregano contains 0.177mg.

Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Spices, oregano, 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
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains more Copper +67%
Contains more Phosphorus +148%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Contains more Iron +603.6%
Contains more Calcium +1128.5%
Contains more Magnesium +47.5%
Equal in Potassium - 1260
Equal in Zinc - 2.69
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 39% 123% 131% 353% 76% 158% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains more Copper +67%
Contains more Phosphorus +148%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Contains more Iron +603.6%
Contains more Calcium +1128.5%
Contains more Magnesium +47.5%
Equal in Potassium - 1260
Equal in Zinc - 2.69

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 B1 +263.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +5975%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 0% 0% 342%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +5975%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.9%

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
62
Pigeon pea
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
134
Pigeon pea
314
Oregano

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
130%
Pigeon pea
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
63%
Pigeon pea
69%
Oregano
Fats
7%
Pigeon pea
20%
Oregano

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.
Pigeon pea Oregano
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Pigeon pea Oregano
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?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.221g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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)
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 Pigeon pea Oregano Opinion
Calories 343 265 Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7 9 Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49 4.28 Oregano
Vitamin C 0 2.3 Oregano
Carbs 62.78 68.92 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.23 36.8 Oregano
Calcium 130 1597 Oregano
Potassium 1392 1260 Pigeon pea
Magnesium 183 270 Oregano
Sugar 4.09 Pigeon pea
Fiber 15 42.5 Oregano
Copper 1.057 0.633 Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76 2.69 Pigeon pea
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Phosphorus 367 148 Pigeon pea
Sodium 17 25 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28 1701 Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.177 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187 0.528 Oregano
Vitamin B3 2.965 4.64 Oregano
Vitamin B5 1.266 0.921 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283 1.044 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 Oregano
Folate 456 237 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.33 1.551 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.716 Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814 1.369 Oregano
Tryptophan 0.212 0.203 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767 0.322 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785 0.441 Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549 0.78 Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521 0.5 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243 0.127 Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858 0.449 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937 0.585 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774 0.144 Pigeon pea
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. Pigeon pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172436/nutrients
  2. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/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.