Mayonnaise vs. Oregano

Nutrition comparison of Mayonnaise and Oregano


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

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

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

  • Both mayonnaise and oregano are high in Vitamin K and calories.
  • Oregano has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12.
  • Oregano is a great source of protein.
  • Oregano is an excellent source of Vitamin E, calcium, dietary fiber, iron and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of mayonnaise and oregano 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 Oregano (Spices, oregano, dried) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both mayonnaise and oregano are high in calories. Mayonnaise has 157% more calories than oregano - mayonnaise has 680 calories per 100 grams and oregano has 265 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, mayonnaise is lighter in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to oregano per calorie. Mayonnaise has a macronutrient ratio of 0:0:99 and for oregano, 13:88:0 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Mayonnaise Oregano
Protein ~ 13%
Carbohydrates ~ 88%
Fat 99% ~
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Oregano is high in carbohydrates and mayonnaise has 99% less carbohydrates than oregano - mayonnaise has 0.57g of total carbs per 100 grams and oregano has 68.9g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Oregano is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than mayonnaise - oregano has 42.5g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

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



Protein

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Oregano is a great source of protein and it has 838% more protein than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 0.96g of protein per 100 grams and oregano has 9g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Mayonnaise is high in saturated fat and oregano has 87% less saturated fat than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 11.7g of saturated fat per 100 grams and oregano has 1.6g of saturated fat.

trans fat

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

cholesterol

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

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Oregano has more Vitamin C than mayonnaise - oregano has 2.3mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Oregano has 431% more Vitamin A than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 16ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and oregano has 85ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

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

Vitamin E

Oregano is an excellent source of Vitamin E and it has 457% more Vitamin E than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 3.3mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and oregano has 18.3mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

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

The B Vitamins

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

Mayonnaise Oregano
Thiamin 0.01 MG 0.177 MG
Riboflavin 0.019 MG 0.528 MG
Niacin ~ 4.64 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.172 MG 0.921 MG
Vitamin B6 0.008 MG 1.044 MG
Folate 5 UG 237 UG
Vitamin B12 0.12 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Oregano is an excellent source of calcium and it has 198 times more calcium than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 8mg of calcium per 100 grams and oregano has 1597mg of calcium.

iron

Oregano is an excellent source of iron and it has 174 times more iron than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 0.21mg of iron per 100 grams and oregano has 36.8mg of iron.

potassium

Oregano is an excellent source of potassium and it has 62 times more potassium than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 20mg of potassium per 100 grams and oregano has 1260mg 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 Oregano
beta-carotene 6 UG 1007 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 12 UG 1895 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 20 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, mayonnaise has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than oregano per 100 grams.

Mayonnaise Oregano
alpha linoleic acid 5.456 G 0.621 G
DHA 0.005 G ~
Total 5.461 G 0.621 G

omega 6s

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

Mayonnaise Oregano
other omega 6 0.125 G ~
linoleic acid 39.146 G 0.748 G
Total 39.271 G 0.748 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 Oregano (Spices, oregano, dried) .

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