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Thyme vs Spinach - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 70mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 0.42g)
Which food is cheaper?
Spinach
Spinach is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spinach
Spinach is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.404g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spinach
Spinach is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Spinach
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Spinach
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
220
Spinach
Mineral Summary Score
92
Thyme
30
Spinach

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 +543.9%
Contains more Calcium +309.1%
Contains more Magnesium +102.5%
Contains more Copper +326.9%
Contains more Zinc +241.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Equal in Potassium - 558
Contains more Iron +543.9%
Contains more Calcium +309.1%
Contains more Magnesium +102.5%
Contains more Copper +326.9%
Contains more Zinc +241.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Equal in Potassium - 558

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +469.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +149.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +529.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +469.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +149.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +529.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.5%

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
17%
Spinach
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
4%
Spinach
Fats
8%
Thyme
2%
Spinach

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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 Spinach Opinion
Calories 101 23 Thyme
Protein 5.56 2.86 Thyme
Fats 1.68 0.39 Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1 28.1 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 3.63 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 17.45 2.71 Thyme
Calcium 405 99 Thyme
Potassium 609 558 Thyme
Magnesium 160 79 Thyme
Sugars 0.42 Spinach
Fiber 14 2.2 Thyme
Copper 0.555 0.13 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 0.53 Thyme
Starch
Phosphorus 106 49 Thyme
Sodium 9 79 Thyme
Vitamin A 4751 9377 Spinach
Vitamin E 2.03 Spinach
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.078 Spinach
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.189 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 0.724 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 0.065 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.195 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 482.9 Spinach
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.467 0.063 Spinach
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 0.01 Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 0.165 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 0.039 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 0.122 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 0.147 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 0.223 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 0.174 Spinach
Methionine 0.053 Spinach
Phenylalanine 0.129 Spinach
Valine 0.307 0.161 Thyme
Histidine 0.064 Spinach
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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