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Seed vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Seed and Oregano

  • Seed has more Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B1, and Copper, however Oregano is higher in Iron, Vitamin E , Manganese, Calcium, Folate, and Fiber.
  • Oregano covers your daily need of Iron 364% more than Seed.
  • Seed has 12 times more Selenium than Oregano. While Seed has 55.2µg of Selenium, Oregano has only 4.5µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Seeds, chia seeds, dried 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
Seed
5
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Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +481.1%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Contains more Zinc +70.3%
Contains more Copper +46%
Contains more Calcium +153.1%
Contains more Iron +376.7%
Contains more Potassium +209.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +481.1%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Contains more Zinc +70.3%
Contains more Copper +46%
Contains more Calcium +153.1%
Contains more Iron +376.7%
Contains more Potassium +209.6%

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
Seed
2
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +250.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3050%
Contains more Vitamin E +3552%
Contains more Vitamin C +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.6%
Contains more Folate +383.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 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 +250.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3050%
Contains more Vitamin E +3552%
Contains more Vitamin C +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.6%
Contains more Folate +383.7%

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.
Seed Oregano
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Seed Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 16.54g 9g Seed
Fats 30.74g 4.28g Seed
Carbs 42.12g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 486kcal 265kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar g 4.09g Seed
Fiber 34.4g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 631mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 7.72mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 335mg 270mg Seed
Phosphorus 860mg 148mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 16mg 25mg Seed
Zinc 4.58mg 2.69mg Seed
Copper 0.924mg 0.633mg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E 0.5mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D IU 0IU Oregano
Vitamin D µg 0µg Oregano
Vitamin C 1.6mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.177mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 4.64mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 49µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.436mg 0.203mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg 0.322mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.801mg 0.441mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg 0.78mg Seed
Lysine 0.97mg 0.5mg Seed
Methionine 0.588mg 0.127mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg 0.449mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg 0.585mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg 0.144mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.14g 0g Oregano
Saturated Fat 3.33g 1.551g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 0.716g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 1.369g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Seed 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
35
Seed
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
195
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
99%
Seed
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
69%
Oregano
Fats
142%
Seed
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $4.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.779g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.