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Turmeric vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Turmeric and Oregano

  • Turmeric has more Manganese, Iron, and Copper, however Oregano is richer in Vitamin K, Calcium, Vitamin E , Fiber, Vitamin B6, Folate, and Vitamin B2.
  • Turmeric covers your daily Manganese needs 644% more than Oregano.
  • Oregano has 2 times less Copper than Turmeric. Turmeric has 1.3mg of Copper, while Oregano has 0.633mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, turmeric, ground 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 +49.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +102%
Contains more Potassium +65.1%
Contains more Zinc +67.3%
Contains more Copper +105.4%
Contains more Calcium +850.6%
Contains more Magnesium +29.8%
Equal in Sodium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Iron +49.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +102%
Contains more Potassium +65.1%
Contains more Zinc +67.3%
Contains more Copper +105.4%
Contains more Calcium +850.6%
Contains more Magnesium +29.8%
Equal in Sodium - 25

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 +312.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +875.7%
Contains more Folate +1085%
Contains more Vitamin K +4539.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 89% 0% 3% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 15% 0% 34%
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 +312.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +875.7%
Contains more Folate +1085%
Contains more Vitamin K +4539.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turmeric Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 44.44g 26.42g Turmeric
Protein 9.68g 9g Turmeric
Fats 3.25g 4.28g Oregano
Carbs 67.14g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 312kcal 265kcal Turmeric
Starch g g
Fructose 0.45g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 3.21g 4.09g Turmeric
Fiber 22.7g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 168mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 55mg 36.8mg Turmeric
Magnesium 208mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 299mg 148mg Turmeric
Potassium 2080mg 1260mg Turmeric
Sodium 27mg 25mg Oregano
Zinc 4.5mg 2.69mg Turmeric
Copper 1.3mg 0.633mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 0IU 1701IU Oregano
Vitamin E 4.43mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 1.35mg 4.64mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.542mg 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 0.107mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 20µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.4µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.17mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0.33mg 0.322mg Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47mg 0.441mg Turmeric
Leucine 0.81mg 0.78mg Turmeric
Lysine 0.38mg 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine 0.14mg 0.127mg Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53mg 0.449mg Turmeric
Valine 0.66mg 0.585mg Turmeric
Histidine 0.15mg 0.144mg Turmeric
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.056g 0g Oregano
Saturated Fat 1.838g 1.551g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449g 0.716g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756g 1.369g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turmeric 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
23
Turmeric
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
392
Turmeric
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
58%
Turmeric
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
69%
Oregano
Fats
15%
Turmeric
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.88g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.287g)
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. Turmeric - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172231/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.