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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
:
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Copper +46%
Contains more Zinc +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +481.1%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Contains more Iron +376.7%
Contains more Calcium +153.1%
Contains more Potassium +209.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 290% 190% 36% 240% 308% 125% 369% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Copper +46%
Contains more Zinc +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +481.1%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Contains more Iron +376.7%
Contains more Calcium +153.1%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +3050%
Contains more Vitamin E +3552%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.6%
Contains more Folate +383.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 6% 4% 10% 0% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 0% 0% 37%
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 B1 +250.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +3050%
Contains more Vitamin E +3552%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.6%
Contains more Folate +383.7%

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 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

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Seed 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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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