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Rosemary vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Rosemary and Oregano

  • The amount of Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Copper, Folate, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B3 in Oregano is higher than in Rosemary.
  • Oregano covers your daily Iron needs 377% more than Rosemary.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Rosemary, fresh 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
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Contains more Iron +453.4%
Contains more Calcium +403.8%
Contains more Potassium +88.6%
Contains more Magnesium +196.7%
Contains more Copper +110.3%
Contains more Zinc +189.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +124.2%
Equal in Sodium - 25
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 250% 96% 59% 65% 101% 26% 29% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Contains more Iron +453.4%
Contains more Calcium +403.8%
Contains more Potassium +88.6%
Contains more Magnesium +196.7%
Contains more Copper +110.3%
Contains more Zinc +189.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +124.2%
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 C +847.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +391.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +408.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +210.7%
Contains more Folate +117.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 73% 176% 0% 0% 9% 36% 18% 49% 78% 0% 0% 82%
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 C +847.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +391.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +408.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +210.7%
Contains more Folate +117.4%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
43
Rosemary
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
78
Rosemary
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 the food
Protein
20%
Rosemary
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
21%
Rosemary
69%
Oregano
Fats
27%
Rosemary
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Rosemary Oregano
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Rosemary 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 contains less Sugars?
Rosemary
Rosemary contains less Sugars (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rosemary
Rosemary is cheaper (difference - $3.1)
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 - 1.287g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in minerals
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Rosemary Oregano Opinion
Calories 131 265 Oregano
Protein 3.31 9 Oregano
Fats 5.86 4.28 Rosemary
Vitamin C 21.8 2.3 Rosemary
Carbs 20.7 68.92 Oregano
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.65 36.8 Oregano
Calcium 317 1597 Oregano
Potassium 668 1260 Oregano
Magnesium 91 270 Oregano
Sugars 4.09 Rosemary
Fiber 14.1 42.5 Oregano
Copper 0.301 0.633 Oregano
Zinc 0.93 2.69 Oregano
Starch
Phosphorus 66 148 Oregano
Sodium 26 25 Oregano
Vitamin A 2924 1701 Rosemary
Vitamin E 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.036 0.177 Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.528 Oregano
Vitamin B3 0.912 4.64 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.804 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.336 1.044 Oregano
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 Oregano
Folate 109 237 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.838 1.551 Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 1.16 0.716 Rosemary
Polyunsaturated fat 0.901 1.369 Oregano
Tryptophan 0.051 0.203 Oregano
Threonine 0.136 0.322 Oregano
Isoleucine 0.136 0.441 Oregano
Leucine 0.249 0.78 Oregano
Lysine 0.143 0.5 Oregano
Methionine 0.047 0.127 Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.169 0.449 Oregano
Valine 0.165 0.585 Oregano
Histidine 0.066 0.144 Oregano
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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Rosemary - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173473/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.