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Chocolate vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chocolate and Thyme

  • Chocolate has more Copper, and Phosphorus, while Thyme has more Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, and Manganese.
  • Thyme's daily need coverage for Iron is 118% higher.
  • Thyme contains 40 times less Saturated Fat than Chocolate. Chocolate contains 18.519g of Saturated Fat, while Thyme contains 0.467g.

The food types used in this comparison are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Phosphorus +94.3%
Contains more Zinc +11%
Contains more Copper +85.2%
Contains more Calcium +623.2%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 160
Equal in Potassium - 609
Equal in Zinc - 1.81
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.3%
Contains more Zinc +11%
Contains more Copper +85.2%
Contains more Calcium +623.2%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 160
Equal in Potassium - 609
Equal in Zinc - 1.81

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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Thyme
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +9402%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +842%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +728.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
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 B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +9402%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +842%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +728.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 10.45g Chocolate
Protein 4.88g 5.56g Thyme
Fats 31.28g 1.68g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 24.45g Chocolate
Calories 546kcal 101kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g g Thyme
Fiber 7g 14g Thyme
Calcium 56mg 405mg Thyme
Iron 8.02mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 146mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 206mg 106mg Chocolate
Potassium 559mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 24mg 9mg Thyme
Zinc 2.01mg 1.81mg Chocolate
Copper 1.028mg 0.555mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E 0.54mg mg Chocolate
Vitamin D IU 0IU Thyme
Vitamin D µg 0µg Thyme
Vitamin C mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.048mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate µg 45µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1µg µg Chocolate
Tryptophan mg 0.114mg Thyme
Threonine mg 0.154mg Thyme
Isoleucine mg 0.285mg Thyme
Leucine mg 0.262mg Thyme
Lysine mg 0.126mg Thyme
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg 0.307mg Thyme
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 8mg 0mg Thyme
Trans Fat 0.112g 0g Thyme
Saturated Fat 18.519g 0.467g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 0.081g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 0.532g Chocolate

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Chocolate Thyme
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
10
Chocolate
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
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
29%
Chocolate
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
24%
Thyme
Fats
144%
Chocolate
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.052g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate 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.

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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.