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Basil vs Rosemary - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Rosemary
Rosemary is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Rosemary
Rosemary contains less Sugars (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rosemary
Rosemary is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Basil
Basil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.797g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (70)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Basil Rosemary
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Basil Rosemary
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
170
Basil
34
Rosemary
Mineral Summary Score
34
Basil
52
Rosemary

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Basil
2
:
Contains more Copper +27.9%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Iron +109.8%
Contains more Calcium +79.1%
Contains more Potassium +126.4%
Contains more Magnesium +42.2%
Contains more Zinc +14.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Copper +27.9%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Iron +109.8%
Contains more Calcium +79.1%
Contains more Potassium +126.4%
Contains more Magnesium +42.2%
Contains more Zinc +14.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Basil
3
:
Contains more Vitamin A +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +284.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.036
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.912
Contains more Vitamin A +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +284.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.036
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.912

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
19%
Basil
20%
Rosemary
Carbohydrates
3%
Basil
21%
Rosemary
Fats
3%
Basil
27%
Rosemary

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Basil Rosemary Opinion
Calories 23 131 Rosemary
Protein 3.15 3.31 Rosemary
Fats 0.64 5.86 Rosemary
Vitamin C 18 21.8 Rosemary
Carbs 2.65 20.7 Rosemary
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.17 6.65 Rosemary
Calcium 177 317 Rosemary
Potassium 295 668 Rosemary
Magnesium 64 91 Rosemary
Sugars 0.3 Basil
Fiber 1.6 14.1 Rosemary
Copper 0.385 0.301 Basil
Zinc 0.81 0.93 Rosemary
Starch
Phosphorus 56 66 Rosemary
Sodium 4 26 Basil
Vitamin A 5275 2924 Basil
Vitamin E 0.8 Basil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.036 Rosemary
Vitamin B2 0.076 0.152 Rosemary
Vitamin B3 0.902 0.912 Rosemary
Vitamin B5 0.209 0.804 Rosemary
Vitamin B6 0.155 0.336 Rosemary
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 414.8 Basil
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 2.838 Basil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 1.16 Rosemary
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389 0.901 Rosemary
Tryptophan 0.039 0.051 Rosemary
Threonine 0.104 0.136 Rosemary
Isoleucine 0.104 0.136 Rosemary
Leucine 0.191 0.249 Rosemary
Lysine 0.11 0.143 Rosemary
Methionine 0.036 0.047 Rosemary
Phenylalanine 0.13 0.169 Rosemary
Valine 0.127 0.165 Rosemary
Histidine 0.051 0.066 Rosemary
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.