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Bay leaf vs. Tarragon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Bay leaf and Tarragon

  • Bay leaf has more Iron, and Fiber, however, Tarragon is higher in Potassium, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Calcium, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Bay leaf covers your daily Iron needs 134% more than Tarragon.
  • Tarragon contains 4 times less Fiber than Bay leaf. Bay leaf contains 26.3g of Fiber, while Tarragon contains 7.4g.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, bay leaf and Spices, tarragon, dried.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +33.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.9%
Contains more Calcium +36.6%
Contains more Magnesium +189.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +177%
Contains more Potassium +470.9%
Contains more Copper +62.7%
Contains more Selenium +57.1%
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Equal in Manganese - 7.967
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 251% 1613% 86% 49% 47% 3% 101% 139% 1066% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226% 1040% 24%
Contains more Iron +33.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.9%
Contains more Calcium +36.6%
Contains more Magnesium +189.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +177%
Contains more Potassium +470.9%
Contains more Copper +62.7%
Contains more Selenium +57.1%
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Equal in Manganese - 7.967

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +47.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2688.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +218.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +346.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.5%
Contains more Folate +52.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 50
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 372% 0% 0% 155% 3% 98% 38% 0% 402% 135% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +47.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2688.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +218.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +346.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.5%
Contains more Folate +52.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 50

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +15.5%
Contains more Carbs +49.3%
Contains more Protein +199.2%
Contains more Water +42.3%
Contains more Other +232.3%
8% 8% 75% 5% 4%
Protein: 7.61 g
Fats: 8.36 g
Carbs: 74.97 g
Water: 5.44 g
Other: 3.62 g
23% 7% 50% 8% 12%
Protein: 22.77 g
Fats: 7.24 g
Carbs: 50.22 g
Water: 7.74 g
Other: 12.03 g
Contains more Fats +15.5%
Contains more Carbs +49.3%
Contains more Protein +199.2%
Contains more Water +42.3%
Contains more Other +232.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +246%
Contains less Saturated Fat -17.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +61.5%
37% 26% 37%
Saturated Fat: 2.28 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.64 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.29 g
31% 8% 61%
Saturated Fat: 1.881 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.474 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.698 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +246%
Contains less Saturated Fat -17.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +61.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bay leaf Tarragon
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bay leaf Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 48.67g 42.82g Bay leaf
Protein 7.61g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 8.36g 7.24g Bay leaf
Carbs 74.97g 50.22g Bay leaf
Calories 313kcal 295kcal Bay leaf
Fiber 26.3g 7.4g Bay leaf
Calcium 834mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 43mg 32.3mg Bay leaf
Magnesium 120mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 113mg 313mg Tarragon
Potassium 529mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 23mg 62mg Bay leaf
Zinc 3.7mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 0.416mg 0.677mg Tarragon
Manganese 8.167mg 7.967mg Bay leaf
Selenium 2.8µg 4.4µg Tarragon
Vitamin A 6185IU 4200IU Bay leaf
Vitamin A RAE 309µg 210µg Bay leaf
Vitamin C 46.5mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.009mg 0.251mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.421mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 2.005mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B6 1.74mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 180µg 274µg Tarragon
Saturated Fat 2.28g 1.881g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.64g 0.474g Bay leaf
Polyunsaturated fat 2.29g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bay leaf Tarragon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
92%
Bay leaf
132%
Tarragon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
337%
Bay leaf
360%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.399g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bay leaf - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170917/nutrients
  2. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.