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Arugula vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Arugula and Thyme different?

  • Arugula contains less Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE than Thyme.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 200% more than Arugula.

Arugula, raw and Thyme, fresh types were used in this article.

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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
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Thyme
Contains more Calcium +153.1%
Contains more Iron +1095.2%
Contains more Magnesium +240.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.8%
Contains more Potassium +65%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +285.1%
Contains more Copper +630.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 55% 34% 23% 33% 4% 13% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Contains more Calcium +153.1%
Contains more Iron +1095.2%
Contains more Magnesium +240.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.8%
Contains more Potassium +65%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +285.1%
Contains more Copper +630.3%

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
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Thyme
Contains more Folate +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +100.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +967.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +447.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +498%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.048
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.409
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 143% 9% 0% 50% 11% 20% 6% 27% 17% 73% 0% 272%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0%
Contains more Folate +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +100.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +967.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +447.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +498%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.048
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.409

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Arugula Thyme
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arugula Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 2.05g 10.45g Thyme
Protein 2.58g 5.56g Thyme
Fats 0.66g 1.68g Thyme
Carbs 3.65g 24.45g Thyme
Calories 25kcal 101kcal Thyme
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.05g g Thyme
Fiber 1.6g 14g Thyme
Calcium 160mg 405mg Thyme
Iron 1.46mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 47mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 52mg 106mg Thyme
Potassium 369mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 27mg 9mg Thyme
Zinc 0.47mg 1.81mg Thyme
Copper 0.076mg 0.555mg Thyme
Vitamin A 2373IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E 0.43mg mg Arugula
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 15mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.048mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 0.305mg 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.437mg 0.409mg Arugula
Vitamin B6 0.073mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate 97µg 45µg Arugula
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 108.6µg µg Arugula
Tryptophan mg 0.114mg Thyme
Threonine mg 0.154mg Thyme
Isoleucine mg 0.285mg Thyme
Leucine mg 0.262mg Thyme
Lysine mg 0.126mg Thyme
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg 0.307mg Thyme
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.086g 0.467g Arugula
Monounsaturated Fat 0.049g 0.081g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.319g 0.532g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Arugula Thyme
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
52
Arugula
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
29
Arugula
153
Thyme

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 food.
Protein
15%
Arugula
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
4%
Arugula
24%
Thyme
Fats
3%
Arugula
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.05g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arugula
Arugula is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.381g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arugula
Arugula is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Arugula
Arugula is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Arugula - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169387/nutrients
  2. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.