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Tofu vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tofu
Tofu contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Tofu
Tofu is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 0.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.224g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Tofu Thyme
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals 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
Tofu Thyme
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
4
Tofu
106
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
38
Tofu
92
Thyme

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
Tofu
1
:
7
Thyme
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Iron +225.6%
Contains more Calcium +15.7%
Contains more Potassium +403.3%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Contains more Copper +187.6%
Contains more Zinc +126.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 106
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Iron +225.6%
Contains more Calcium +15.7%
Contains more Potassium +403.3%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Contains more Copper +187.6%
Contains more Zinc +126.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 106

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
Tofu
3
:
6
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin B1 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +160000%
Contains more Vitamin A +5489.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +805.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +835.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +501.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +640.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +160000%
Contains more Vitamin A +5489.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +805.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +835.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +501.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +640.4%

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
48%
Tofu
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
2%
Tofu
24%
Thyme
Fats
22%
Tofu
8%
Thyme

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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 Tofu Thyme Opinion
Calories 76 101 Thyme
Protein 8.08 5.56 Tofu
Fats 4.78 1.68 Tofu
Vitamin C 0.1 160.1 Thyme
Carbs 1.87 24.45 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.36 17.45 Thyme
Calcium 350 405 Thyme
Potassium 121 609 Thyme
Magnesium 30 160 Thyme
Sugars 0.62 Tofu
Fiber 0.3 14 Thyme
Copper 0.193 0.555 Thyme
Zinc 0.8 1.81 Thyme
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Phosphorus 97 106 Thyme
Sodium 7 9 Tofu
Vitamin A 85 4751 Thyme
Vitamin E 0.01 Tofu
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.048 Tofu
Vitamin B2 0.052 0.471 Thyme
Vitamin B3 0.195 1.824 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.068 0.409 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.348 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.4 Tofu
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.691 0.467 Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 1.056 0.081 Tofu
Polyunsaturated fat 2.699 0.532 Tofu
Tryptophan 0.12 0.114 Tofu
Threonine 0.402 0.154 Tofu
Isoleucine 0.435 0.285 Tofu
Leucine 0.713 0.262 Tofu
Lysine 0.452 0.126 Tofu
Methionine 0.108 Tofu
Phenylalanine 0.428 Tofu
Valine 0.446 0.307 Tofu
Histidine 0.221 Tofu
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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