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Garden cress vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 4.4g)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.444g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
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)

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.
Garden cress Thyme
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garden cress Thyme
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
244
Garden cress
106
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
23
Garden cress
92
Thyme

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
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Thyme
Contains more Iron +1242.3%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Magnesium +321.1%
Contains more Copper +226.5%
Contains more Zinc +687%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.5%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Equal in Potassium - 609
Contains more Iron +1242.3%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Magnesium +321.1%
Contains more Copper +226.5%
Contains more Zinc +687%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.5%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Equal in Potassium - 609

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
:
5
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin A +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +132%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +132%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.9%

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
16%
Garden cress
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
6%
Garden cress
24%
Thyme
Fats
3%
Garden cress
8%
Thyme

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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 Garden cress Thyme Opinion
Calories 32 101 Thyme
Protein 2.6 5.56 Thyme
Fats 0.7 1.68 Thyme
Vitamin C 69 160.1 Thyme
Carbs 5.5 24.45 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.3 17.45 Thyme
Calcium 81 405 Thyme
Potassium 606 609 Thyme
Magnesium 38 160 Thyme
Sugars 4.4 Garden cress
Fiber 1.1 14 Thyme
Copper 0.17 0.555 Thyme
Zinc 0.23 1.81 Thyme
Starch
Phosphorus 76 106 Thyme
Sodium 14 9 Thyme
Vitamin A 6917 4751 Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.7 Garden cress
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.048 Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.26 0.471 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1 1.824 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.242 0.409 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.247 0.348 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 541.9 Garden cress
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.023 0.467 Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.239 0.081 Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.228 0.532 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 Thyme
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine 0.307 Thyme
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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
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