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Sunflower seed vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sugars (difference - 2.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.574g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is cheaper (difference - $4.4)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Sunflower seed Tarragon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sunflower seed Tarragon
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
105
Sunflower seed
107
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
122
Sunflower seed
210
Tarragon

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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Contains more Copper +165.9%
Contains more Zinc +28.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Iron +515.2%
Contains more Calcium +1360.3%
Contains more Potassium +368.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Contains more Copper +165.9%
Contains more Zinc +28.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Iron +515.2%
Contains more Calcium +1360.3%
Contains more Potassium +368.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 347

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +489.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +3471.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +277.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.95
Contains more Vitamin B1 +489.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +3471.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +277.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.95

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
125%
Sunflower seed
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
20%
Sunflower seed
50%
Tarragon
Fats
238%
Sunflower seed
33%
Tarragon

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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 Sunflower seed Tarragon Opinion
Calories 584 295 Sunflower seed
Protein 20.78 22.77 Tarragon
Fats 51.46 7.24 Sunflower seed
Vitamin C 1.4 50 Tarragon
Carbs 20 50.22 Tarragon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.25 32.3 Tarragon
Calcium 78 1139 Tarragon
Potassium 645 3020 Tarragon
Magnesium 325 347 Tarragon
Sugars 2.62 Sunflower seed
Fiber 8.6 7.4 Sunflower seed
Copper 1.8 0.677 Sunflower seed
Zinc 5 3.9 Sunflower seed
Starch
Phosphorus 660 313 Sunflower seed
Sodium 9 62 Sunflower seed
Vitamin A 50 4200 Tarragon
Vitamin E 35.17 Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.48 0.251 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 0.355 1.339 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.335 8.95 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 1.13 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1.345 2.41 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Sunflower seed
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Sunflower seed
Saturated Fat 4.455 1.881 Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 18.528 0.474 Sunflower seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.137 3.698 Sunflower seed
Tryptophan 0.348 Sunflower seed
Threonine 0.928 Sunflower seed
Isoleucine 1.139 Sunflower seed
Leucine 1.659 Sunflower seed
Lysine 0.937 Sunflower seed
Methionine 0.494 Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine 1.169 Sunflower seed
Valine 1.315 Sunflower seed
Histidine 0.632 Sunflower seed
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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