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Saffron vs Marjoram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Saffron and Marjoram

  • Saffron has more Manganese, and Vitamin C, however Marjoram is richer in Iron, Calcium, Fiber, Copper, Folate, Vitamin A, Zinc, and Magnesium.
  • Saffron covers your daily Manganese needs 999% more than Marjoram.
  • Marjoram has 2 times less Vitamin C than Saffron. Saffron has 80.8mg of Vitamin C, while Marjoram has 51.4mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, saffron and Spices, marjoram, 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 Potassium +13.3%
Contains more Iron +645.1%
Contains more Calcium +1692.8%
Contains more Magnesium +31.1%
Contains more Copper +245.4%
Contains more Zinc +230.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains less Sodium -48%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 417% 34% 153% 189% 110% 30% 108% 20%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3102% 597% 135% 248% 378% 99% 132% 11%
Contains more Potassium +13.3%
Contains more Iron +645.1%
Contains more Calcium +1692.8%
Contains more Magnesium +31.1%
Contains more Copper +245.4%
Contains more Zinc +230.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains less Sodium -48%

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 +57.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1422.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +151.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.8%
Contains more Folate +194.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 270% 32% 0% 0% 29% 62% 28% 0% 234% 0% 0% 70%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 172% 485% 34% 0% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 0% 1555% 206%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1422.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +151.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.8%
Contains more Folate +194.6%

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
60
Saffron
246
Marjoram
Mineral Summary Score
132
Saffron
587
Marjoram

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
69%
Saffron
76%
Marjoram
Carbohydrates
65%
Saffron
61%
Marjoram
Fats
27%
Saffron
32%
Marjoram

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.
Saffron Marjoram
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Saffron Marjoram
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?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Marjoram
Marjoram contains less Sodium (difference - 71mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.057g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Marjoram
Marjoram is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Marjoram
Marjoram 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

Nutrient Saffron Marjoram Opinion
Calories 310 271 Saffron
Protein 11.43 12.66 Marjoram
Fats 5.85 7.04 Marjoram
Vitamin C 80.8 51.4 Saffron
Carbs 65.37 60.56 Saffron
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 11.1 82.71 Marjoram
Calcium 111 1990 Marjoram
Potassium 1724 1522 Saffron
Magnesium 264 346 Marjoram
Sugar 4.09 Saffron
Fiber 3.9 40.3 Marjoram
Copper 0.328 1.133 Marjoram
Zinc 1.09 3.6 Marjoram
Starch
Phosphorus 252 306 Marjoram
Sodium 148 77 Marjoram
Vitamin A 530 8068 Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69 Marjoram
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.289 Marjoram
Vitamin B2 0.267 0.316 Marjoram
Vitamin B3 1.46 4.12 Marjoram
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 1.01 1.19 Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 Marjoram
Folate 93 274 Marjoram
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.586 0.529 Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.429 0.94 Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 2.067 4.405 Marjoram
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Saffron - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170934/nutrients
  2. Marjoram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170928/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.