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Cheese vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cheese and Thyme different?

  • Cheese has more Phosphorus, however Thyme is richer in Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B12, and Magnesium.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 216% more than Cheese.
  • Cheese has 40 times more Saturated Fat than Thyme. Cheese has 18.867g of Saturated Fat, while Thyme has 0.467g.

Cheese, cheddar and Thyme, fresh types were 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
Cheese
3
:
5
Thyme
Contains more Calcium +75.3%
Contains more Zinc +101.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +329.2%
Contains more Iron +12364.3%
Contains more Potassium +701.3%
Contains more Magnesium +492.6%
Contains more Copper +1750%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 213% 7% 20% 10% 100% 195% 86%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Contains more Calcium +75.3%
Contains more Zinc +101.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +329.2%
Contains more Iron +12364.3%
Contains more Potassium +701.3%
Contains more Magnesium +492.6%
Contains more Copper +1750%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%

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
Cheese
5
:
7
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +282.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2991.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +427.3%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.471
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.409
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 75% 15% 18% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 138% 6% 21%
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 +282.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2991.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +427.3%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.471
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.409

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cheese Thyme Opinion
Calories 404kcal 101kcal Cheese
Protein 22.87g 5.56g Cheese
Fats 33.31g 1.68g Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 160.1mg Thyme
Net carbs 3.09g 10.45g Thyme
Carbs 3.09g 24.45g Thyme
Cholesterol 99mg 0mg Thyme
Vitamin D 24IU 0IU Cheese
Iron 0.14mg 17.45mg Thyme
Calcium 710mg 405mg Cheese
Potassium 76mg 609mg Thyme
Magnesium 27mg 160mg Thyme
Sugar 0.48g g Thyme
Fiber 0g 14g Thyme
Copper 0.03mg 0.555mg Thyme
Zinc 3.64mg 1.81mg Cheese
Starch g g
Phosphorus 455mg 106mg Cheese
Sodium 653mg 9mg Thyme
Vitamin A 1242IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E 0.71mg mg Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6µg 0µg Cheese
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.048mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.428mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 0.059mg 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.41mg 0.409mg Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.348mg Thyme
Vitamin B12 1.1µg 0µg Cheese
Vitamin K 2.4µg µg Cheese
Folate 27µg 45µg Thyme
Trans Fat 0.917g 0g Thyme
Saturated Fat 18.867g 0.467g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246g 0.081g Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421g 0.532g Cheese
Tryptophan 0.547mg 0.114mg Cheese
Threonine 1.044mg 0.154mg Cheese
Isoleucine 1.206mg 0.285mg Cheese
Leucine 1.939mg 0.262mg Cheese
Lysine 1.025mg 0.126mg Cheese
Methionine 0.547mg mg Cheese
Phenylalanine 1.074mg mg Cheese
Valine 1.404mg 0.307mg Cheese
Histidine 0.547mg mg Cheese
Fructose 0g g Cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cheese Thyme
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
35
Cheese
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
79
Cheese
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 food.
Protein
137%
Cheese
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
24%
Thyme
Fats
154%
Cheese
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 644mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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

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. Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.