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Bulgur vs. Thyme — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bulgur and Thyme

  • Bulgur has less Iron, Vitamin C, Copper, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6.
  • Thyme's daily need coverage for Iron is 206% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Bulgur, cooked and Thyme, fresh.

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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.
Bulgur
2
:
8
Thyme
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Calcium +3950%
Contains more Iron +1717.7%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +165%
Contains more Potassium +795.6%
Contains more Zinc +217.5%
Contains more Copper +640%
Contains more Manganese +182.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 36% 23% 18% 6% 1% 16% 25% 80% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185% 225% 0%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Calcium +3950%
Contains more Iron +1717.7%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +165%
Contains more Potassium +795.6%
Contains more Zinc +217.5%
Contains more Copper +640%
Contains more Manganese +182.3%

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.
Bulgur
4
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7
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +237450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1582.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 15% 7% 19% 21% 20% 14% 0% 4% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +237450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1582.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319.3%
Contains more Folate +150%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Bulgur
1
:
4
Thyme
Contains more Water +19.4%
Contains more Protein +80.5%
Contains more Fats +600%
Contains more Carbs +31.6%
Contains more Other +841.2%
3% 19% 78%
Protein: 3.08 g
Fats: 0.24 g
Carbs: 18.58 g
Water: 77.76 g
Other: 0.34 g
6% 2% 24% 65% 3%
Protein: 5.56 g
Fats: 1.68 g
Carbs: 24.45 g
Water: 65.11 g
Other: 3.2 g
Contains more Water +19.4%
Contains more Protein +80.5%
Contains more Fats +600%
Contains more Carbs +31.6%
Contains more Other +841.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Bulgur
1
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2
Thyme
Contains less Saturated Fat -91%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +161.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +442.9%
25% 18% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.042 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.031 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.098 g
43% 8% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.467 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.081 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.532 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -91%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +161.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +442.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bulgur Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 14.08g 10.45g Bulgur
Protein 3.08g 5.56g Thyme
Fats 0.24g 1.68g Thyme
Carbs 18.58g 24.45g Thyme
Calories 83kcal 101kcal Thyme
Sugar 0.1g Thyme
Fiber 4.5g 14g Thyme
Calcium 10mg 405mg Thyme
Iron 0.96mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 32mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 40mg 106mg Thyme
Potassium 68mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 5mg 9mg Bulgur
Zinc 0.57mg 1.81mg Thyme
Copper 0.075mg 0.555mg Thyme
Manganese 0.609mg 1.719mg Thyme
Selenium 0.6µg Bulgur
Vitamin A 2IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 238µg Thyme
Vitamin E 0.01mg Bulgur
Vitamin C 0mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.048mg Bulgur
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1mg 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.344mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.083mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate 18µg 45µg Thyme
Choline 6.9mg Bulgur
Vitamin K 0.5µg Bulgur
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.114mg Thyme
Threonine 0.089mg 0.154mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.114mg 0.285mg Thyme
Leucine 0.208mg 0.262mg Thyme
Lysine 0.085mg 0.126mg Thyme
Methionine 0.048mg Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.145mg Bulgur
Valine 0.139mg 0.307mg Thyme
Histidine 0.071mg Bulgur
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.467g Bulgur
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031g 0.081g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.098g 0.532g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bulgur Thyme
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
8%
Bulgur
86%
Thyme
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Bulgur
145%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bulgur
Bulgur contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.425g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bulgur
Bulgur is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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

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. Bulgur - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170287/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.