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Oregano nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Spices, oregano, dried
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Oregano

Oregano
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
5 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
265
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
26.42 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
0.25 tsp (0.5 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-44.4 (alkaline)
98% Iron
96% Calcium
94% Potassium
93% Fiber
90% Magnesium
Explanation: The given food contains more Iron than 98% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Iron than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Calcium, Potassium, Fiber, and Magnesium.

Oregano Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
5

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212% 651% 25% 18%
Calcium: 1597 mg of 1,000 mg 160%
Iron: 36.8 mg of 8 mg 460%
Magnesium: 270 mg of 420 mg 64%
Phosphorus: 148 mg of 700 mg 21%
Potassium: 1260 mg of 3,400 mg 37%
Sodium: 25 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 2.69 mg of 11 mg 24%
Copper: 0.633 mg of 1 mg 70%
Manganese: 4.99 mg of 2 mg 217%
Selenium: 4.5 µg of 55 µg 8%
Choline: 32.3 mg of 550 mg 6%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
36.8 mg
TOP 2%
Calcium
1597 mg
TOP 4%
Potassium
1260 mg
TOP 6%
Magnesium
270 mg
TOP 10%
Copper
0.633 mg
TOP 19%
Manganese
4.99 mg
TOP 25%
Zinc
2.69 mg
TOP 33%
Phosphorus
148 mg
TOP 53%
Selenium
4.5 µg
TOP 68%
Choline
32.3 mg
TOP 69%
Sodium
25 mg
TOP 80%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 1701 IU of 5,000 IU 34%
Vitamin E : 18.26 mg of 15 mg 122%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 2.3 mg of 90 mg 3%
Vitamin B1: 0.177 mg of 1 mg 15%
Vitamin B2: 0.528 mg of 1 mg 41%
Vitamin B3: 4.64 mg of 16 mg 29%
Vitamin B5: 0.921 mg of 5 mg 18%
Vitamin B6: 1.044 mg of 1 mg 80%
Folate: 237 µg of 400 µg 59%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 621.7 µg of 120 µg 518%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B6
1.044 mg
TOP 13%
Vitamin B2
0.528 mg
TOP 14%
Vitamin A
1701 IU
TOP 15%
Folate
237 µg
TOP 18%
Vitamin E
18.26 mg
TOP 34%
Vitamin C
2.3 mg
TOP 35%
Vitamin B3
4.64 mg
TOP 36%
Vitamin B1
0.177 mg
TOP 36%
Vitamin B5
0.921 mg
TOP 37%
Vitamin K
621.7 µg
TOP 41%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

9% 5% 69% 10% 8%
Protein:
Daily Value: 18%
9 g of 50 g
18%
Fats:
Daily Value: 7%
4.28 g of 65 g
7%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 23%
68.92 g of 300 g
23%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
9.93 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
7.87 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 218% 92% 95% 86% 72% 37% 77% 97% 62%
Tryptophan: 203 mg of 280 mg 73%
Threonine: 322 mg of 1,050 mg 31%
Isoleucine: 441 mg of 1,400 mg 32%
Leucine: 780 mg of 2,730 mg 29%
Lysine: 500 mg of 2,100 mg 24%
Methionine: 127 mg of 1,050 mg 12%
Phenylalanine: 449 mg of 1,750 mg 26%
Valine: 585 mg of 1,820 mg 32%
Histidine: 144 mg of 700 mg 21%

Fat type information

1.551% 0.716% 1.369%
Saturated Fat: 1.551 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.716 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.369 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

0.91% 1.9% 1.13% 0.15%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.91 g
Glucose: 1.9 g
Fructose: 1.13 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.15 g

Fiber content ratio for Oregano

4.09% 42.5% 22.33%
Sugar: 4.09 g
Fiber: 42.5 g
Other: 22.33 g

All nutrients for Oregano per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 27% 26.42g 2.1 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 21% 47% 9g 3.2 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 7% 54% 4.28g 7.8 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 23% 11% 68.92g 2.4 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 13% 35% 265kcal 5.6 times more than Orange Orange
Fructose 1% 85% 1.13g 5.2 times less than Apple Apple
Sugar N/A 51% 4.09g 2.2 times less than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 170% 7% 42.5g 17.7 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 160% 4% 1597mg 12.8 times more than Milk Milk
Iron 460% 2% 36.8mg 14.2 times more than Beef Beef
Magnesium 64% 10% 270mg 1.9 times more than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 21% 53% 148mg 1.2 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 37% 6% 1260mg 8.6 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 1% 80% 25mg 19.6 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 24% 33% 2.69mg 2.3 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 70% 19% 0.63mg 4.5 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 34% 15% 1701IU 9.8 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin E 122% 34% 18.26mg 12.5 times more than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 3% 35% 2.3mg 23 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 15% 36% 0.18mg 1.5 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 41% 14% 0.53mg 4.1 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 29% 36% 4.64mg 2.1 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 18% 37% 0.92mg 1.2 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 80% 13% 1.04mg 8.8 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 59% 18% 237µg 3.9 times more than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Vitamin K 518% 41% 621.7µg 6.1 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 65% 0.2mg 1.5 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 77% 0.32mg 2.2 times less than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 75% 0.44mg 2.1 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 76% 0.78mg 3.1 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 76% 0.5mg 1.1 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 81% 0.13mg 1.3 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 77% 0.45mg 1.5 times less than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 74% 0.59mg 3.5 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 83% 0.14mg 5.2 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Trans Fat N/A 100% 0g N/A Margarine
Saturated Fat 8% 53% 1.55g 3.8 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 68% 0.72g 13.7 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 39% 1.37g 34.5 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 265
% Daily Value*
6%
Total Fat 4g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 25mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate 69g
172%
Dietary Fiber 43g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 1,597mg 0%

Iron 37mg 463%

Potassium 1,260mg 0%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
Source
Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Source
Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Oregano nutrition infographic

Oregano nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.