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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 Phosphorus +148%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Contains more Copper +67%
Contains more Calcium +1128.5%
Contains more Iron +603.6%
Contains more Magnesium +47.5%
Equal in Potassium - 1260
Equal in Zinc - 2.69
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Phosphorus +148%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Contains more Copper +67%
Contains more Calcium +1128.5%
Contains more Iron +603.6%
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 A +5975%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 342% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +5975%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pigeon pea Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 47.78g 26.42g Pigeon pea
Protein 21.7g 9g Pigeon pea
Fats 1.49g 4.28g Oregano
Carbs 62.78g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 343kcal 265kcal Pigeon pea
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar g 4.09g Pigeon pea
Fiber 15g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 130mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 5.23mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 183mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 367mg 148mg Pigeon pea
Potassium 1392mg 1260mg Pigeon pea
Sodium 17mg 25mg Pigeon pea
Zinc 2.76mg 2.69mg Pigeon pea
Copper 1.057mg 0.633mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 28IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.177mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 0.187mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 2.965mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 1.266mg 0.921mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 456µg 237µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.212mg 0.203mg Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.767mg 0.322mg Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.785mg 0.441mg Pigeon pea
Leucine 1.549mg 0.78mg Pigeon pea
Lysine 1.521mg 0.5mg Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.243mg 0.127mg Pigeon pea
Phenylalanine 1.858mg 0.449mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.937mg 0.585mg Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.774mg 0.144mg Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.33g 1.551g Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.716g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.814g 1.369g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pigeon pea Oregano
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
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

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.

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.