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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 Iron +11051.5%
Contains more Calcium +6554.2%
Contains more Potassium +15650%
Contains more Magnesium +26900%
Contains more Copper +2010%
Contains more Zinc +2590%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 1% 1% 10% 3% 0% 5056%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1380% 480% 112% 193% 212% 74% 64% 4%
Contains more Iron +11051.5%
Contains more Calcium +6554.2%
Contains more Potassium +15650%
Contains more Magnesium +26900%
Contains more Copper +2010%
Contains more Zinc +2590%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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 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

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Table salt Oregano
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.