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Cinnamon vs Marjoram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cinnamon and Marjoram

  • Cinnamon has more Manganese, and Fiber, while Marjoram has more Iron, Vitamin K, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Folate, and Vitamin C.
  • Marjoram covers your daily need of Iron 930% more than Cinnamon.
  • Cinnamon contains 3 times more Manganese than Marjoram. While Cinnamon contains 17.466mg of Manganese, Marjoram contains only 5.433mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, cinnamon, ground 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 less Sodium -87%
Contains more Calcium +98.6%
Contains more Iron +894.1%
Contains more Magnesium +476.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +378.1%
Contains more Potassium +253.1%
Contains more Zinc +96.7%
Contains more Copper +234.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Contains less Sodium -87%
Contains more Calcium +98.6%
Contains more Iron +894.1%
Contains more Magnesium +476.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +378.1%
Contains more Potassium +253.1%
Contains more Zinc +96.7%
Contains more Copper +234.2%

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 E +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2634.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1252.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1213.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +670.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +209.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +653.2%
Contains more Folate +4466.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1892.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 485% 34% 0% 172% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 206% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2634.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1252.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1213.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +670.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +209.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +653.2%
Contains more Folate +4466.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1892.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Marjoram Opinion
Net carbs 27.49g 20.26g Cinnamon
Protein 3.99g 12.66g Marjoram
Fats 1.24g 7.04g Marjoram
Carbs 80.59g 60.56g Cinnamon
Calories 247kcal 271kcal Marjoram
Starch g g
Fructose 1.11g g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.17g 4.09g Cinnamon
Fiber 53.1g 40.3g Cinnamon
Calcium 1002mg 1990mg Marjoram
Iron 8.32mg 82.71mg Marjoram
Magnesium 60mg 346mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 64mg 306mg Marjoram
Potassium 431mg 1522mg Marjoram
Sodium 10mg 77mg Cinnamon
Zinc 1.83mg 3.6mg Marjoram
Copper 0.339mg 1.133mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 295IU 8068IU Marjoram
Vitamin E 2.32mg 1.69mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.8mg 51.4mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.022mg 0.289mg Marjoram
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.316mg Marjoram
Vitamin B3 1.332mg 4.12mg Marjoram
Vitamin B5 0.358mg mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158mg 1.19mg Marjoram
Folate 6µg 274µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.2µg 621.7µg Marjoram
Tryptophan 0.049mg mg Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136mg mg Cinnamon
Isoleucine 0.146mg mg Cinnamon
Leucine 0.253mg mg Cinnamon
Lysine 0.243mg mg Cinnamon
Methionine 0.078mg mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146mg mg Cinnamon
Valine 0.224mg mg Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117mg mg Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.345g 0.529g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246g 0.94g Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068g 4.405g Marjoram

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon Marjoram
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
21
Cinnamon
246
Marjoram
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
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
24%
Cinnamon
76%
Marjoram
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
61%
Marjoram
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
32%
Marjoram

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram is cheaper (difference - $4)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 67mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.184g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.