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Table salt vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Table salt and Oregano

  • Oregano is richer than Table salt in Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Copper, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Table salt is 1684% higher.
  • Oregano contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Salt, table 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
Contains more Calcium +6554.2%
Contains more Iron +11051.5%
Contains more Magnesium +26900%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +15650%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +2590%
Contains more Copper +2010%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Calcium +6554.2%
Contains more Iron +11051.5%
Contains more Magnesium +26900%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +15650%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +2590%
Contains more Copper +2010%

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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Oregano
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Table salt Oregano
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Table salt Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 0g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 0g 9g Oregano
Fats 0g 4.28g Oregano
Carbs 0g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 0kcal 265kcal Oregano
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 0g 4.09g Table salt
Fiber 0g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 24mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 0.33mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 1mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 0mg 148mg Oregano
Potassium 8mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 38758mg 25mg Oregano
Zinc 0.1mg 2.69mg Oregano
Copper 0.03mg 0.633mg Oregano
Vitamin A 0IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E 0mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 0mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 0µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0mg 0.322mg Oregano
Isoleucine 0mg 0.441mg Oregano
Leucine 0mg 0.78mg Oregano
Lysine 0mg 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine 0mg 0.127mg Oregano
Phenylalanine 0mg 0.449mg Oregano
Valine 0mg 0.585mg Oregano
Histidine 0mg 0.144mg Oregano
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 1.551g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.716g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 1.369g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Table salt 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
0
Table salt
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
636
Table salt
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
0%
Table salt
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
69%
Oregano
Fats
0%
Table salt
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.551g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $4.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 38733mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.