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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs. Thyme — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Parmigiano-Reggiano and Thyme

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has more Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, and Calcium, however, Thyme is higher in Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Fiber, and Copper.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 207% more than Parmigiano-Reggiano.
  • Thyme has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat 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.
Contains more Calcium +173.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +587.7%
Contains more Zinc +113.8%
Contains more Iron +1838.9%
Contains more Magnesium +321.1%
Contains more Potassium +387.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +133.2%
Contains more Manganese +1922.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80% 12% 97%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185% 225% 0%
Contains more Calcium +173.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +587.7%
Contains more Zinc +113.8%
Contains more Iron +1838.9%
Contains more Magnesium +321.1%
Contains more Potassium +387.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +133.2%
Contains more Manganese +1922.4%

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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Thyme
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +685.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +610.2%
Contains more Folate +350%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.471
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +685.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +610.2%
Contains more Folate +350%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.471

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +259.7%
Contains more Fats +1090.5%
Contains more Other +150.9%
Contains more Carbs +1684.7%
Contains more Water +28.7%
20% 20% 51% 8%
Protein: 20 g
Fats: 20 g
Carbs: 1.37 g
Water: 50.6 g
Other: 8.03 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 Protein +259.7%
Contains more Fats +1090.5%
Contains more Other +150.9%
Contains more Carbs +1684.7%
Contains more Water +28.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7428.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.2%
67% 31% 2%
Saturated Fat: 13.317 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.098 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.462 g
43% 8% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.467 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.081 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.532 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7428.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 10.45g Thyme
Protein 20g 5.56g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 20g 1.68g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbs 1.37g 24.45g Thyme
Calories 265kcal 101kcal Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fiber 0g 14g Thyme
Calcium 1109mg 405mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 38mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 729mg 106mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 1529mg 9mg Thyme
Zinc 3.87mg 1.81mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Copper 0.238mg 0.555mg Thyme
Manganese 0.085mg 1.719mg Thyme
Selenium 17.7µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin A 605IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin A RAE 160µg 238µg Thyme
Vitamin E 0.17mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 15IU 0IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.048mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.486mg 0.471mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114mg 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.325mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.049mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate 10µg 45µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 2.26µg 0µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.24mg 0.114mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 1.519mg 0.154mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2mg 0.285mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983mg 0.262mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459mg 0.126mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 1.604mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498mg 0.307mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 88mg 0mg Thyme
Saturated Fat 13.317g 0.467g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098g 0.081g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462g 0.532g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano 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
42%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
93%
Thyme
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
121%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
145%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 1520mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.85g)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/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.