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Cayenne pepper vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.793g)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper 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
363
Cayenne pepper
106
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
82
Cayenne pepper
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 Potassium +230.7%
Contains more Zinc +37%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.4%
Contains more Iron +123.7%
Contains more Calcium +173.6%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Magnesium - 160
Contains more Potassium +230.7%
Contains more Zinc +37%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.4%
Contains more Iron +123.7%
Contains more Calcium +173.6%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Magnesium - 160

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
:
2
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin A +775.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +377%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +604%
Contains more Vitamin C +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +775.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +377%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +604%
Contains more Vitamin C +109.6%

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
24%
Thyme
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
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 Cayenne pepper Thyme Opinion
Calories 318 101 Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01 5.56 Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27 1.68 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 160.1 Thyme
Carbs 56.63 24.45 Cayenne pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 17.45 Thyme
Calcium 148 405 Thyme
Potassium 2014 609 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152 160 Thyme
Sugars 10.34 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 27.2 14 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373 0.555 Thyme
Zinc 2.48 1.81 Cayenne pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 293 106 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30 9 Thyme
Vitamin A 41610 4751 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.048 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.471 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 1.824 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.409 Thyme
Vitamin B6 2.45 0.348 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 Cayenne pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 0.467 Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 0.081 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 0.532 Cayenne pepper
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
Histidine
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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