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Tarragon vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $3.8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.414g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
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.
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)

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 Thyme
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
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
Tarragon 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
107
Tarragon
106
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
210
Tarragon
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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1
Thyme
Contains more Iron +85.1%
Contains more Calcium +181.2%
Contains more Potassium +395.9%
Contains more Magnesium +116.9%
Contains more Copper +22%
Contains more Zinc +115.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Iron +85.1%
Contains more Calcium +181.2%
Contains more Potassium +395.9%
Contains more Magnesium +116.9%
Contains more Copper +22%
Contains more Zinc +115.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%

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
:
3
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +390.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +220.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +390.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +220.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.1%

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
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
24%
Thyme
Fats
33%
Tarragon
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 Tarragon Thyme Opinion
Calories 295 101 Tarragon
Protein 22.77 5.56 Tarragon
Fats 7.24 1.68 Tarragon
Vitamin C 50 160.1 Thyme
Carbs 50.22 24.45 Tarragon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 32.3 17.45 Tarragon
Calcium 1139 405 Tarragon
Potassium 3020 609 Tarragon
Magnesium 347 160 Tarragon
Sugars
Fiber 7.4 14 Thyme
Copper 0.677 0.555 Tarragon
Zinc 3.9 1.81 Tarragon
Starch
Phosphorus 313 106 Tarragon
Sodium 62 9 Thyme
Vitamin A 4200 4751 Thyme
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.251 0.048 Tarragon
Vitamin B2 1.339 0.471 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95 1.824 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.409 Thyme
Vitamin B6 2.41 0.348 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.881 0.467 Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474 0.081 Tarragon
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698 0.532 Tarragon
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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