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Mozzarella vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mozzarella and Thyme?

  • Mozzarella is richer in Phosphorus and Calcium, while Thyme is higher in Iron, Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B12, Magnesium and Vitamin B6.
  • Thyme's daily need coverage for Iron is 215% higher.
  • Thyme has 23 times less Saturated Fat than Mozzarella. Mozzarella has 10.867g of Saturated Fat, while Thyme has 0.467g.

We used Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium and Thyme, fresh types in this comparison.

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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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5
Thyme
Contains more Calcium +80.5%
Contains more Zinc +72.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +394.3%
Contains more Iron +6880%
Contains more Potassium +541.1%
Contains more Magnesium +515.4%
Contains more Copper +1955.6%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 220% 9% 19% 9% 86% 225% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Contains more Calcium +80.5%
Contains more Zinc +72.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +394.3%
Contains more Iron +6880%
Contains more Potassium +541.1%
Contains more Magnesium +515.4%
Contains more Copper +1955.6%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%

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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8
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +819%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1420%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +335%
Contains more Folate +400%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 32% 3% 9% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 115% 5% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 534% 286% 0% 0% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 0% 0% 34%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +819%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1420%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +335%
Contains more Folate +400%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
23
Mozzarella
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
72
Mozzarella
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 the food
Protein
165%
Mozzarella
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
24%
Thyme
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mozzarella Thyme
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 1.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.4g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Mozzarella Thyme Opinion
Calories 280 101 Mozzarella
Protein 27.5 5.56 Mozzarella
Fats 17.1 1.68 Mozzarella
Vitamin C 0 160.1 Thyme
Carbs 3.1 24.45 Thyme
Cholesterol 54 0 Thyme
Vitamin D 13 0 Mozzarella
Iron 0.25 17.45 Thyme
Calcium 731 405 Mozzarella
Potassium 95 609 Thyme
Magnesium 26 160 Thyme
Sugars 1.23 Thyme
Fiber 0 14 Thyme
Copper 0.027 0.555 Thyme
Zinc 3.13 1.81 Mozzarella
Starch
Phosphorus 524 106 Mozzarella
Sodium 16 9 Thyme
Vitamin A 517 4751 Thyme
Vitamin E 0.15 Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0.3 0 Mozzarella
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.048 Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.34 0.471 Thyme
Vitamin B3 0.12 1.824 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.348 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0.92 0 Mozzarella
Vitamin K 1.8 Mozzarella
Folate 9 45 Thyme
Trans Fat 0 Mozzarella
Saturated Fat 10.867 0.467 Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844 0.081 Mozzarella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509 0.532 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 Thyme
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine 0.307 Thyme
Histidine
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.