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Thyme vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 2.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.405g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Thyme Brussels sprout
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Brussels sprout
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
106
Thyme
104
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
92
Thyme
16
Brussels sprout

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
Thyme
8
:
Contains more Iron +1146.4%
Contains more Calcium +864.3%
Contains more Potassium +56.6%
Contains more Magnesium +595.7%
Contains more Copper +692.9%
Contains more Zinc +331%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.6%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Contains more Iron +1146.4%
Contains more Calcium +864.3%
Contains more Potassium +56.6%
Contains more Magnesium +595.7%
Contains more Copper +692.9%
Contains more Zinc +331%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.6%
Contains less Sodium -64%

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
Thyme
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +530.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +423.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +189.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +530.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +423.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +189.6%

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
33%
Thyme
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
8%
Thyme
1%
Brussels sprout

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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 Thyme Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 101 43 Thyme
Protein 5.56 3.38 Thyme
Fats 1.68 0.3 Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1 85 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 8.95 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 17.45 1.4 Thyme
Calcium 405 42 Thyme
Potassium 609 389 Thyme
Magnesium 160 23 Thyme
Sugars 2.2 Brussels sprout
Fiber 14 3.8 Thyme
Copper 0.555 0.07 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 0.42 Thyme
Starch
Phosphorus 106 69 Thyme
Sodium 9 25 Thyme
Vitamin A 4751 754 Thyme
Vitamin E 0.88 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.139 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.09 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 0.745 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 0.309 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.219 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.467 0.062 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 0.023 Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 153 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.114 0.037 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 0.12 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 0.132 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 0.152 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 0.154 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.307 0.155 Thyme
Histidine 0.076 Brussels sprout
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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