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Buckwheat vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Buckwheat and Tarragon different?

  • Buckwheat is higher in Copper, however Tarragon is richer in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Folate, Vitamin C, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Tarragon is 376% higher.
  • Buckwheat contains 2 times more Copper than Tarragon. While Buckwheat contains 1.1mg of Copper, Tarragon contains only 0.677mg.

Buckwheat and Spices, tarragon, dried are the varieties 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
Contains more Copper +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Iron +1368.2%
Contains more Calcium +6227.8%
Contains more Potassium +556.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50.2%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 313
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 83% 6% 41% 166% 367% 66% 149% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Iron +1368.2%
Contains more Calcium +6227.8%
Contains more Potassium +556.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50.2%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 313

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +215.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1047.6%
Contains more Folate +813.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 26% 99% 132% 74% 49% 0% 0% 23%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +215.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1047.6%
Contains more Folate +813.3%

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
33
Buckwheat
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
109
Buckwheat
318
Tarragon

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
80%
Buckwheat
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
72%
Buckwheat
50%
Tarragon
Fats
16%
Buckwheat
33%
Tarragon

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.
Buckwheat Tarragon
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal

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Buckwheat Tarragon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.14g)
Which food is cheaper?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Buckwheat Tarragon Opinion
Calories 343 295 Buckwheat
Protein 13.25 22.77 Tarragon
Fats 3.4 7.24 Tarragon
Vitamin C 0 50 Tarragon
Carbs 71.5 50.22 Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.2 32.3 Tarragon
Calcium 18 1139 Tarragon
Potassium 460 3020 Tarragon
Magnesium 231 347 Tarragon
Sugar
Fiber 10 7.4 Buckwheat
Copper 1.1 0.677 Buckwheat
Zinc 2.4 3.9 Tarragon
Starch
Phosphorus 347 313 Buckwheat
Sodium 1 62 Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0 4200 Tarragon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.101 0.251 Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.425 1.339 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 7.02 8.95 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 1.233 Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.21 2.41 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 30 274 Tarragon
Trans Fat 0 Buckwheat
Saturated Fat 0.741 1.881 Buckwheat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.04 0.474 Buckwheat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.039 3.698 Tarragon
Tryptophan 0.192 Buckwheat
Threonine 0.506 Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.498 Buckwheat
Leucine 0.832 Buckwheat
Lysine 0.672 Buckwheat
Methionine 0.172 Buckwheat
Phenylalanine 0.52 Buckwheat
Valine 0.678 Buckwheat
Histidine 0.309 Buckwheat
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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. Buckwheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170286/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.