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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, 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
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5
Thyme
Contains more Copper +85.2%
Contains more Zinc +11%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.3%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains more Calcium +623.2%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Potassium - 609
Equal in Magnesium - 160
Equal in Zinc - 1.81
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 301% 17% 50% 105% 343% 55% 89% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Contains more Copper +85.2%
Contains more Zinc +11%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.3%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains more Calcium +623.2%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Potassium - 609
Equal in Magnesium - 160
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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9
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 11% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 29% 21% 0%
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 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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar 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

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Chocolate Thyme
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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 - 8mg)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Thyme Opinion
Calories 546 101 Chocolate
Protein 4.88 5.56 Thyme
Fats 31.28 1.68 Chocolate
Vitamin C 160.1 Thyme
Carbs 61.17 24.45 Chocolate
Cholesterol 8 0 Thyme
Vitamin D 0 Thyme
Iron 8.02 17.45 Thyme
Calcium 56 405 Thyme
Potassium 559 609 Thyme
Magnesium 146 160 Thyme
Sugar 47.9 Thyme
Fiber 7 14 Thyme
Copper 1.028 0.555 Chocolate
Zinc 2.01 1.81 Chocolate
Starch
Phosphorus 206 106 Chocolate
Sodium 24 9 Thyme
Vitamin A 50 4751 Thyme
Vitamin E 0.54 Chocolate
Vitamin D 0 Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.048 Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.471 Thyme
Vitamin B3 0.725 1.824 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.297 0.409 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.042 0.348 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0.23 0 Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1 Chocolate
Folate 45 Thyme
Trans Fat 0.112 0 Thyme
Saturated Fat 18.519 0.467 Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54 0.081 Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092 0.532 Chocolate
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 0 Chocolate

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.