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Thyme vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.793g)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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 Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Cayenne pepper
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
363
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
92
Thyme
82
Cayenne pepper

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
5
:
Contains more Iron +123.7%
Contains more Calcium +173.6%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Potassium +230.7%
Contains more Zinc +37%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 152
Contains more Iron +123.7%
Contains more Calcium +173.6%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Potassium +230.7%
Contains more Zinc +37%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 152

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
2
:
Contains more Vitamin C +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +775.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +377%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +604%
Contains more Vitamin C +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +775.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +377%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +604%

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
8%
Thyme
80%
Cayenne pepper

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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 Cayenne pepper Opinion
Calories 101 318 Cayenne pepper
Protein 5.56 12.01 Cayenne pepper
Fats 1.68 17.27 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 160.1 76.4 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 56.63 Cayenne pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 17.45 7.8 Thyme
Calcium 405 148 Thyme
Potassium 609 2014 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 160 152 Thyme
Sugars 10.34 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 14 27.2 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.555 0.373 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 2.48 Cayenne pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 106 293 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 9 30 Thyme
Vitamin A 4751 41610 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.328 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.919 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 1.824 8.701 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.409 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348 2.45 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 Cayenne pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.467 3.26 Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 2.75 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 8.37 Cayenne pepper
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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