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Garlic powder vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Garlic powder and Oregano?

  • Garlic powder is higher in Vitamin B6 and Phosphorus, yet Oregano is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin E , Folate and Magnesium.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 518% more.
  • Garlic powder has 3 times more Phosphorus than Oregano. While Garlic powder has 414mg of Phosphorus, Oregano has only 148mg.

We used Spices, garlic powder 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
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Contains more Zinc +11.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +179.7%
Contains more Iron +551.3%
Contains more Calcium +1921.5%
Contains more Magnesium +250.6%
Contains more Copper +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Equal in Potassium - 1260
Equal in Zinc - 2.69
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 212% 24% 106% 55% 178% 82% 178% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Contains more Zinc +11.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +179.7%
Contains more Iron +551.3%
Contains more Calcium +1921.5%
Contains more Magnesium +250.6%
Contains more Copper +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Equal in Potassium - 1260
Equal in Zinc - 2.69

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 B1 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2625.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +274.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +482.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24%
Contains more Vitamin K +155325%
Contains more Folate +404.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 0% 14% 0% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 0% 1% 36%
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 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2625.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +274.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +482.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24%
Contains more Vitamin K +155325%
Contains more Folate +404.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
53
Garlic powder
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
105
Garlic powder
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 the food
Protein
99%
Garlic powder
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
73%
Garlic powder
69%
Oregano
Fats
3%
Garlic powder
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Garlic powder Oregano
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garlic powder Oregano
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder contains less Sugars (difference - 1.66g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.302g)
Which food is cheaper?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Garlic powder Oregano Opinion
Calories 331 265 Garlic powder
Protein 16.55 9 Garlic powder
Fats 0.73 4.28 Oregano
Vitamin C 1.2 2.3 Oregano
Carbs 72.73 68.92 Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.65 36.8 Oregano
Calcium 79 1597 Oregano
Potassium 1193 1260 Oregano
Magnesium 77 270 Oregano
Sugars 2.43 4.09 Garlic powder
Fiber 9 42.5 Oregano
Copper 0.533 0.633 Oregano
Zinc 2.99 2.69 Garlic powder
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Phosphorus 414 148 Garlic powder
Sodium 60 25 Oregano
Vitamin A 0 1701 Oregano
Vitamin E 0.67 18.26 Oregano
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.435 0.177 Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.528 Oregano
Vitamin B3 0.796 4.64 Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.743 0.921 Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.654 1.044 Garlic powder
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 621.7 Oregano
Folate 47 237 Oregano
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.249 1.551 Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115 0.716 Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178 1.369 Oregano
Tryptophan 0.121 0.203 Oregano
Threonine 0.374 0.322 Garlic powder
Isoleucine 0.414 0.441 Oregano
Leucine 0.728 0.78 Oregano
Lysine 0.768 0.5 Garlic powder
Methionine 0.111 0.127 Oregano
Phenylalanine 0.525 0.449 Garlic powder
Valine 0.667 0.585 Garlic powder
Histidine 0.263 0.144 Garlic powder
Fructose 0.31 1.13 Oregano

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/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.