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Peppermint vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppermint
Peppermint is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.221g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Peppermint Thyme
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppermint 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
44
Peppermint
106
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
45
Peppermint
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 +243.5%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +68.7%
Contains more Zinc +63.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.2%
Contains less Sodium -71%
Equal in Potassium - 609
Contains more Iron +243.5%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +68.7%
Contains more Zinc +63.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.2%
Contains less Sodium -71%
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
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6
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +403.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.824
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +403.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.824

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
23%
Peppermint
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
15%
Peppermint
24%
Thyme
Fats
4%
Peppermint
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 Peppermint Thyme Opinion
Calories 70 101 Thyme
Protein 3.75 5.56 Thyme
Fats 0.94 1.68 Thyme
Vitamin C 31.8 160.1 Thyme
Carbs 14.89 24.45 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.08 17.45 Thyme
Calcium 243 405 Thyme
Potassium 569 609 Thyme
Magnesium 80 160 Thyme
Sugars
Fiber 8 14 Thyme
Copper 0.329 0.555 Thyme
Zinc 1.11 1.81 Thyme
Starch
Phosphorus 73 106 Thyme
Sodium 31 9 Thyme
Vitamin A 4248 4751 Thyme
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.048 Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.266 0.471 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.706 1.824 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.409 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.129 0.348 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.246 0.467 Peppermint
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033 0.081 Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508 0.532 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.058 0.114 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 0.154
Isoleucine 0.154 0.285 Thyme
Leucine 0.281 0.262 Peppermint
Lysine 0.161 0.126 Peppermint
Methionine 0.053 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191 Peppermint
Valine 0.187 0.307 Thyme
Histidine 0.075 Peppermint
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.