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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 Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
Contains more Calcium +6227.8%
Contains more Iron +1368.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50.2%
Contains more Potassium +556.5%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 313
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 83% 166% 149% 41% 1% 66% 367%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
Contains more Calcium +6227.8%
Contains more Iron +1368.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50.2%
Contains more Potassium +556.5%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 26% 99% 132% 74% 49% 23% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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%

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 Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Buckwheat Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 61.5g 42.82g Buckwheat
Protein 13.25g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 3.4g 7.24g Tarragon
Carbs 71.5g 50.22g Buckwheat
Calories 343kcal 295kcal Buckwheat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 10g 7.4g Buckwheat
Calcium 18mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 2.2mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 231mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 347mg 313mg Buckwheat
Potassium 460mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 1mg 62mg Buckwheat
Zinc 2.4mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 1.1mg 0.677mg Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.101mg 0.251mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.425mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 7.02mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 1.233mg mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.21mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 30µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.192mg mg Buckwheat
Threonine 0.506mg mg Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.498mg mg Buckwheat
Leucine 0.832mg mg Buckwheat
Lysine 0.672mg mg Buckwheat
Methionine 0.172mg mg Buckwheat
Phenylalanine 0.52mg mg Buckwheat
Valine 0.678mg mg Buckwheat
Histidine 0.309mg mg Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Buckwheat
Saturated Fat 0.741g 1.881g Buckwheat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.04g 0.474g Buckwheat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.039g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Buckwheat Tarragon
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
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

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 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

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.