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Marjoram (Dry)

Spices, Marjoram, Dried has a average-calorie, high-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 60.57g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 12.66 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and average PUFA. The omega-3 content is very high. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 82.71 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also very high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 99, for Spices, Marjoram, Dried, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein14%
 Calories from Fat18%
 Calories from Carbs68%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • High in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin K

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A8067.1 IU161.3%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent403.1 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene4806.5 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin70 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin861.9 mcg
Vitamin C51.4 mg85.7%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E1.7 mg5.6%Top 30%High
Vitamin K621.7 mcg777.1%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.29 mg19.3%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.32 mg18.6%Top 30%High
Niacin4.1 mg20.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B61.2 mg59.5%Top 10%Very High
Folate274 mcg68.5%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate274 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents274 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Choline43.6 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium1990.1 mg199%Top 10%Very High
Iron82.7 mg459.5%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium346 mg86.5%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus306 mg30.6%Top 30%High
Potassium1521.9 mg43.5%Top 10%Very High
Sodium77 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Zinc3.6 mg24%Top 30%High
Copper1.1 mg56.6%Top 10%Very High
Manganese5.4 mg271.6%Top 10%Very High
Selenium4.5 mcg6.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate60.6 g20.2%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber40.3 g161.2%Top 10%Very High
Sugars4.1 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein12.7 g25.3%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat7 g10.8%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.53 g2.6%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat0.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat4.4 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids3230.4 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids1175.1 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water7.6 g
Ash12.1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 271 Calories from Fat 59

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 7 g 10.8%

Saturated Fat 0.53 g 2.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 77 mg 3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 60.6 g 20.2%

Dietary Fiber 40.3 g161.2%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 12.7 g 25.3%

Vitamin A 161.3% Vitamin C 85.7%

Calcium 199% Iron 459.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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