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Poppy seed vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Poppy seed and Oregano

  • Poppy seed has more Copper, Phosphorus, Manganese, Vitamin B1, and Zinc, however Oregano is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin E , Fiber, and Vitamin B6.
  • Oregano covers your daily Vitamin K needs 518% more than Poppy seed.
  • Oregano has 6 times less Phosphorus than Poppy seed. Poppy seed has 870mg of Phosphorus, while Oregano has 148mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, poppy seed and Spices, oregano, dried.

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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 Magnesium +28.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +487.8%
Contains more Zinc +193.7%
Contains more Copper +157%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +277%
Contains more Potassium +75.2%
Equal in Sodium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 432% 366% 248% 373% 64% 4% 216% 543%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Magnesium +28.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +487.8%
Contains more Zinc +193.7%
Contains more Copper +157%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +277%
Contains more Potassium +75.2%
Equal in Sodium - 25

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 +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +931.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +428%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +184.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +322.7%
Contains more Folate +189%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 36% 0% 4% 214% 24% 17% 20% 57% 62% 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 +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +931.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +428%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +184.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +322.7%
Contains more Folate +189%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Poppy seed Oregano
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Poppy seed Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 8.63g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 17.99g 9g Poppy seed
Fats 41.56g 4.28g Poppy seed
Carbs 28.13g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 525kcal 265kcal Poppy seed
Starch g g
Fructose 0.29g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 2.99g 4.09g Poppy seed
Fiber 19.5g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 1438mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 9.76mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 347mg 270mg Poppy seed
Phosphorus 870mg 148mg Poppy seed
Potassium 719mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 26mg 25mg Oregano
Zinc 7.9mg 2.69mg Poppy seed
Copper 1.627mg 0.633mg Poppy seed
Vitamin A 0IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E 1.77mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.854mg 0.177mg Poppy seed
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 0.896mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 82µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.184mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0.686mg 0.322mg Poppy seed
Isoleucine 0.819mg 0.441mg Poppy seed
Leucine 1.321mg 0.78mg Poppy seed
Lysine 0.952mg 0.5mg Poppy seed
Methionine 0.502mg 0.127mg Poppy seed
Phenylalanine 0.758mg 0.449mg Poppy seed
Valine 1.095mg 0.585mg Poppy seed
Histidine 0.471mg 0.144mg Poppy seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 4.517g 1.551g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 5.982g 0.716g Poppy seed
Polyunsaturated fat 28.569g 1.369g Poppy seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Poppy seed Oregano
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
36
Poppy seed
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
280
Poppy seed
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
108%
Poppy seed
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
28%
Poppy seed
69%
Oregano
Fats
192%
Poppy seed
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.1g)
Which food is cheaper?
Poppy seed
Poppy seed is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.966g)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (5)
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. Poppy seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171330/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.