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Tarragon vs Saffron - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sodium (difference - 86mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $3.8)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.295g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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.
Tarragon Saffron
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
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tarragon Saffron
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
107
Tarragon
57
Saffron
Mineral Summary Score
210
Tarragon
91
Saffron

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 Iron +191%
Contains more Calcium +926.1%
Contains more Potassium +75.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.4%
Contains more Copper +106.4%
Contains more Zinc +257.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.1%
Contains more Iron +191%
Contains more Calcium +926.1%
Contains more Potassium +75.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.4%
Contains more Copper +106.4%
Contains more Zinc +257.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.1%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +692.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +118.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +401.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +61.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +692.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +118.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +401.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +61.6%

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
137%
Tarragon
69%
Saffron
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
65%
Saffron
Fats
33%
Tarragon
27%
Saffron

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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 Tarragon Saffron Opinion
Calories 295 310 Saffron
Protein 22.77 11.43 Tarragon
Fats 7.24 5.85 Tarragon
Vitamin C 50 80.8 Saffron
Carbs 50.22 65.37 Saffron
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 32.3 11.1 Tarragon
Calcium 1139 111 Tarragon
Potassium 3020 1724 Tarragon
Magnesium 347 264 Tarragon
Sugars
Fiber 7.4 3.9 Tarragon
Copper 0.677 0.328 Tarragon
Zinc 3.9 1.09 Tarragon
Starch
Phosphorus 313 252 Tarragon
Sodium 62 148 Tarragon
Vitamin A 4200 530 Tarragon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.251 0.115 Tarragon
Vitamin B2 1.339 0.267 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95 1.46 Tarragon
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 2.41 1.01 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.881 1.586 Saffron
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474 0.429 Tarragon
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698 2.067 Tarragon
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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