Rhubarb vs. Marjoram

Nutrition comparison of Rhubarb and Marjoram


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

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

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

  • Both rhubarb and marjoram are high in calcium and potassium.
  • Marjoram has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, rhubarb contains more pantothenic acid.
  • Marjoram is an excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, dietary fiber, iron and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of rhubarb 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: Rhubarb (Rhubarb, raw) and Marjoram (Spices, marjoram, dried) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Marjoram is high in calories and rhubarb has 92% less calories than marjoram - rhubarb has 21 calories per 100 grams and marjoram has 271 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, rhubarb is lighter in protein, heavier in fat and similar to marjoram for carbs. Rhubarb has a macronutrient ratio of 16:78:6 and for marjoram, 20:80:0 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Rhubarb Marjoram
Protein 16% 20%
Carbohydrates 78% 80%
Fat 6% ~
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Marjoram is high in carbohydrates and rhubarb has 93% less carbohydrates than marjoram - rhubarb has 4.5g of total carbs per 100 grams and marjoram has 60.6g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Marjoram is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has 21 times more dietary fiber than rhubarb - rhubarb has 1.8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and marjoram has 40.3g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Rhubarb and marjoram contain similar amounts of sugar - rhubarb has 1.1g of sugar per 100 grams and marjoram has 4.1g of sugar.



Protein

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Marjoram is an excellent source of protein and it has 13 times more protein than rhubarb - rhubarb has 0.9g of protein per 100 grams and marjoram has 12.7g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both rhubarb and marjoram are low in saturated fat - rhubarb has 0.05g of saturated fat per 100 grams and marjoram has 0.53g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Marjoram is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has 543% more Vitamin C than rhubarb - rhubarb has 8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and marjoram has 51.4mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Marjoram is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has 79 times more Vitamin A than rhubarb - rhubarb has 5ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and marjoram has 403ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Marjoram has 526% more Vitamin E than rhubarb - rhubarb has 0.27mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and marjoram has 1.7mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Marjoram is an excellent source of Vitamin K and it has 20 times more Vitamin K than rhubarb - rhubarb has 29.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and marjoram has 621.7ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

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

Rhubarb Marjoram
Thiamin 0.02 MG 0.289 MG
Riboflavin 0.03 MG 0.316 MG
Niacin 0.3 MG 4.12 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.085 MG ~
Vitamin B6 0.024 MG 1.19 MG
Folate 7 UG 274 UG

Minerals

calcium

Both rhubarb and marjoram are high in calcium. Marjoram has 22 times more calcium than rhubarb - rhubarb has 86mg of calcium per 100 grams and marjoram has 1990mg of calcium.

iron

Marjoram is an excellent source of iron and it has 374 times more iron than rhubarb - rhubarb has 0.22mg of iron per 100 grams and marjoram has 82.7mg of iron.

potassium

Both rhubarb and marjoram are high in potassium. Marjoram has 428% more potassium than rhubarb - rhubarb has 288mg of potassium per 100 grams and marjoram has 1522mg 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,

Rhubarb Marjoram
beta-carotene 61 UG 4806 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 170 UG 1895 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

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

Rhubarb Marjoram
linoleic acid 0.099 G 1.175 G
Total 0.099 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: Rhubarb (Rhubarb, raw) and Marjoram (Spices, marjoram, dried) .

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