Oregano (Dried)

Spices, Oregano, 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 E, Vitamin K, Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 64.42g 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 11 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average 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 44 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. Besides other nutrients, it is very high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also average in Selenium, an important antioxidant especially in combination with Vitamin E. Given that this is also very high in Vitamin E, it is qualifies as good food source.

It belongs to European cuisine. 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 98, for Spices, Oregano, Dried, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein11%
 Calories from Fat23%
 Calories from Carbs65%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very 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

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A6903.3 IU138.1%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent345 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene4111.8 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin60 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin861.9 mcg
Vitamin C50 mg83.3%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E18.9 mg62.9%Top 10%Very High
Beta Tocopherol10.9 mg
Gamma Tocopherol19.8 mg
Delta Tocopherol4 mg
Vitamin K621.7 mcg777.1%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.34 mg22.7%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.32 mg18.8%Top 30%High
Niacin6.2 mg31.1%Top 30%High
Vitamin B61.2 mg60.5%Top 10%Very High
Folate274 mcg68.5%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate274 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents274 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Choline32.3 mg
Betaine9.8 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium1576.1 mg157.6%Top 10%Very High
Iron44 mg244.4%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium270 mg67.5%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus200 mg20%Mid 40%Average
Potassium1668.9 mg47.7%Top 10%Very High
Sodium15 mg0.6%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc4.4 mg29.5%Top 30%High
Copper0.94 mg47.1%Top 10%Very High
Manganese4.7 mg233.3%Top 10%Very High
Selenium5.9 mcg8.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate64.4 g21.5%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber42.8 g171.2%Top 10%Very High
Sugars4.1 g
Sucrose910 mg
Glucose1900.1 mg
Fructose1130 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose150 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein11 g22%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

Total Fat10.3 g15.8%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat2.7 g13.3%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat0.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat5.2 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids4179.7 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids1050.1 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water7.2 g
Ash7.2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 306 Calories from Fat 86

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 10.3 g 15.8%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g 13.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 15 mg 0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 64.4 g 21.5%

Dietary Fiber 42.8 g171.2%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 11 g 22%

Vitamin A 138.1% Vitamin C 83.3%

Calcium 157.6% Iron 244.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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