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Thyme vs Peppermint - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppermint
Peppermint is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.221g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Thyme Peppermint
Lower in glycemic index ok
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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Peppermint
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
44
Peppermint
Mineral Summary Score
92
Thyme
45
Peppermint

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 +243.5%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +68.7%
Contains more Zinc +63.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.2%
Contains less Sodium -71%
Equal in Potassium - 569
Contains more Iron +243.5%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +68.7%
Contains more Zinc +63.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.2%
Contains less Sodium -71%
Equal in Potassium - 569

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 +403.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.706
Contains more Vitamin C +403.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.706

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
23%
Peppermint
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
15%
Peppermint
Fats
8%
Thyme
4%
Peppermint

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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 Peppermint Opinion
Calories 101 70 Thyme
Protein 5.56 3.75 Thyme
Fats 1.68 0.94 Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1 31.8 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 14.89 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 17.45 5.08 Thyme
Calcium 405 243 Thyme
Potassium 609 569 Thyme
Magnesium 160 80 Thyme
Sugars
Fiber 14 8 Thyme
Copper 0.555 0.329 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 1.11 Thyme
Starch
Phosphorus 106 73 Thyme
Sodium 9 31 Thyme
Vitamin A 4751 4248 Thyme
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.082 Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.266 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 1.706 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 0.338 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.129 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.467 0.246 Peppermint
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 0.033 Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 0.508 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 0.058 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 0.154
Isoleucine 0.285 0.154 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 0.281 Peppermint
Lysine 0.126 0.161 Peppermint
Methionine 0.053 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191 Peppermint
Valine 0.307 0.187 Thyme
Histidine 0.075 Peppermint
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.