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Herbs, Marjoram

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About This Food

Description

Marjoram is the gray-green leaf of Majorana hortensis, a low growing member of the Labitae, or mint family.

This underused spice is often mistaken for oregano and is a concentrated source of antioxidants.

Marjoram has a delicate, sweet, pleasant flavor with a slightly bitter undertone that is best added toward the end of the cooking time.

Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=27,297

Selecting & Storing

Store marjoram in a cool, dry place.

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  • AIP Diet
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  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
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  • PCOS Diet
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  • Thyroid Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Foods
Benefits
Excellent Source of
Good Source of
  • VitaminK
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Molds
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Citrus
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 tbsp(s)marjoram

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Calories: 5

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 0 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.14 g
Saturated Fat
0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.02 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.09 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
65 g
ALA
65 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
1.21 g
Net Carbohydrate
0.4 g
Sugars
0.08 g
Fiber
0.81 g
Protein
0.25 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
161.36 IU
3%
Vitamin C
1.03 mg
2%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.03 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0.02 mg
1%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
12.43 mg
16%
Folate
5.48 mcg
1%
Niacin
0.08 mg
0%
Riboflavin
0.01 mg
1%
Thiamin
0.01 mg
1%
Choline
0.87 mg
0%
Minerals
Calcium
39.8 mg
4%
Copper
0.02 mg
1%
Iron
1.65 mg
9%
Magnesium
6.92 mg
2%
Manganese
0.11 mg
6%
Phosphorous
6.12 mg
1%
Potassium
30.44 mg
1%
Selenium
0.09 mcg
0%
Sodium
1.54 mg
0%
Zinc
0.07 mg
0%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
96.12 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
1.4 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
17.24 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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