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Thyme vs Tarragon - 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.
Thyme Tarragon
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
Thyme Tarragon
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
107
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
92
Thyme
210
Tarragon

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
1
:
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%
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%

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
3
:
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +390.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.5%

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
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
50%
Tarragon
Fats
8%
Thyme
33%
Tarragon

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