Mayonnaise vs. Marjoram

Nutrition comparison of Mayonnaise and Marjoram


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of mayonnaise versus marjoram (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in mayonnaise and marjoram:

  • Both marjoram and mayonnaise are high in Vitamin K and calories.
  • Marjoram has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more pantothenic acid and Vitamin B12.
  • Marjoram is an excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium, dietary fiber, iron, potassium and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of mayonnaise and marjoram is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Marjoram (Spices, marjoram, dried) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

calories

Both marjoram and mayonnaise are high in calories. Mayonnaise has 151% more calories than marjoram - marjoram has 271 calories per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 680 calories.

Mayonnaise Marjoram
Protein ~ 14%
Carbohydrates ~ 70%
Fat 99% 16%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Marjoram is high in carbohydrates and mayonnaise has 99% less carbohydrates than marjoram - marjoram has 60.6g of total carbs per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Marjoram is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than mayonnaise - marjoram has 40.3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Marjoram and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of sugar - marjoram has 4.1g of sugar per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Marjoram is an excellent source of protein and it has 12 times more protein than mayonnaise - marjoram has 12.7g of protein per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.96g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Mayonnaise is high in saturated fat and marjoram has 95% less saturated fat than mayonnaise - marjoram has 0.53g of saturated fat per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 11.7g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both mayonnaise and marjoram are low in trans fat - mayonnaise has 0.19g of trans fat per 100 grams and marjoram does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Marjoram has less cholesterol than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 42mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and marjoram does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Marjoram is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than mayonnaise - marjoram has 51.4mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Marjoram is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has 24 times more Vitamin A than mayonnaise - marjoram has 403ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 16ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Mayonnaise has more Vitamin D than marjoram - mayonnaise has 7iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and marjoram does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Mayonnaise has 94% more Vitamin E than marjoram - marjoram has 1.7mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 3.3mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Both marjoram and mayonnaise are high in Vitamin K. Marjoram has 281% more Vitamin K than mayonnaise - marjoram has 621.7ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 163ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Marjoram has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more pantothenic acid and Vitamin B12.

Mayonnaise Marjoram
Thiamin 0.01 MG 0.289 MG
Riboflavin 0.019 MG 0.316 MG
Niacin ~ 4.12 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.172 MG ~
Vitamin B6 0.008 MG 1.19 MG
Folate 5 UG 274 UG
Vitamin B12 0.12 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Marjoram is an excellent source of calcium and it has 247 times more calcium than mayonnaise - marjoram has 1990mg of calcium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 8mg of calcium.

iron

Marjoram is an excellent source of iron and it has 392 times more iron than mayonnaise - marjoram has 82.7mg of iron per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.21mg of iron.

potassium

Marjoram is an excellent source of potassium and it has 75 times more potassium than mayonnaise - marjoram has 1522mg of potassium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 20mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Mayonnaise Marjoram
beta-carotene 6 UG 4806 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 12 UG 1895 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, both mayonnaise and marjoram contain significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA).

Mayonnaise Marjoram
alpha linoleic acid 5.456 G 3.23 G
DHA 0.005 G ~
Total 5.461 G 3.23 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, mayonnaise has more linoleic acid than marjoram per 100 grams.

Mayonnaise Marjoram
other omega 6 0.125 G ~
linoleic acid 39.146 G 1.175 G
Total 39.271 G 1.175 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Marjoram (Spices, marjoram, dried) .

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