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Cinnamon vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cinnamon and Oregano?

  • Cinnamon is higher in Manganese, and Fiber, yet Oregano is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Calcium, Folate, Magnesium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Cinnamon's daily need coverage for Manganese is 542% more.

We used Spices, cinnamon, ground and Spices, oregano, dried types in this article.

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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 -60%
Contains more Calcium +59.4%
Contains more Iron +342.3%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.3%
Contains more Potassium +192.3%
Contains more Zinc +47%
Contains more Copper +86.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Calcium +59.4%
Contains more Iron +342.3%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.3%
Contains more Potassium +192.3%
Contains more Zinc +47%
Contains more Copper +86.7%

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 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +476.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +687.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +704.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1187.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +560.8%
Contains more Folate +3850%
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 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +476.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +687.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +704.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1187.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +560.8%
Contains more Folate +3850%
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 Oregano
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 27.49g 26.42g Cinnamon
Protein 3.99g 9g Oregano
Fats 1.24g 4.28g Oregano
Carbs 80.59g 68.92g Cinnamon
Calories 247kcal 265kcal Oregano
Starch g g
Fructose 1.11g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 2.17g 4.09g Cinnamon
Fiber 53.1g 42.5g Cinnamon
Calcium 1002mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 8.32mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 60mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 64mg 148mg Oregano
Potassium 431mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 10mg 25mg Cinnamon
Zinc 1.83mg 2.69mg Oregano
Copper 0.339mg 0.633mg Oregano
Vitamin A 295IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E 2.32mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.8mg 2.3mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.022mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 1.332mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.358mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.158mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 6µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.2µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.049mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0.136mg 0.322mg Oregano
Isoleucine 0.146mg 0.441mg Oregano
Leucine 0.253mg 0.78mg Oregano
Lysine 0.243mg 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine 0.078mg 0.127mg Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.146mg 0.449mg Oregano
Valine 0.224mg 0.585mg Oregano
Histidine 0.117mg 0.144mg Oregano
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.345g 1.551g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246g 0.716g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068g 1.369g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon 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
21
Cinnamon
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
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
24%
Cinnamon
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
69%
Oregano
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano 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 - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.206g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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. 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.