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Star anise vs Marjoram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Star anise and Marjoram

  • Star anise has less Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Marjoram covers your daily Iron needs 572% more than Star anise.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, anise seed 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 more Phosphorus +43.8%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Contains more Zinc +47.2%
Contains more Calcium +208%
Contains more Iron +123.8%
Contains more Magnesium +103.5%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Equal in Potassium - 1522
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.8%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Contains more Zinc +47.2%
Contains more Calcium +208%
Contains more Iron +123.8%
Contains more Magnesium +103.5%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Equal in Potassium - 1522

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 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2494.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.1%
Contains more Folate +2640%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.316
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 19% 0% 0% 70% 86% 67% 58% 48% 150% 8% 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 485% 34% 0% 172% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 206% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2494.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.1%
Contains more Folate +2640%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.316

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Star anise Marjoram Opinion
Net carbs 35.42g 20.26g Star anise
Protein 17.6g 12.66g Star anise
Fats 15.9g 7.04g Star anise
Carbs 50.02g 60.56g Marjoram
Calories 337kcal 271kcal Star anise
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 4.09g Star anise
Fiber 14.6g 40.3g Marjoram
Calcium 646mg 1990mg Marjoram
Iron 36.96mg 82.71mg Marjoram
Magnesium 170mg 346mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 440mg 306mg Star anise
Potassium 1441mg 1522mg Marjoram
Sodium 16mg 77mg Star anise
Zinc 5.3mg 3.6mg Star anise
Copper 0.91mg 1.133mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 311IU 8068IU Marjoram
Vitamin E mg 1.69mg Marjoram
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 51.4mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.34mg 0.289mg Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.316mg Marjoram
Vitamin B3 3.06mg 4.12mg Marjoram
Vitamin B5 0.797mg mg Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.65mg 1.19mg Marjoram
Folate 10µg 274µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 621.7µg Marjoram
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.586g 0.529g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78g 0.94g Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15g 4.405g Marjoram

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Star anise 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
42
Star anise
246
Marjoram
Mineral Summary Score
308
Star anise
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
106%
Star anise
76%
Marjoram
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
61%
Marjoram
Fats
73%
Star anise
32%
Marjoram

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.057g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 89)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram is cheaper (difference - $2)
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 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. Star anise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171316/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.