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Corn grain vs. Thyme — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Corn grain and Thyme

  • Corn grain has more Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6, however, Thyme is higher in Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B2.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 184% more than Corn grain.
  • Corn grain has 8 times more Vitamin B1 than Thyme. While Corn grain has 0.385mg of Vitamin B1, Thyme has only 0.048mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Corn grain, yellow 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 Phosphorus +98.1%
Contains more Zinc +22.1%
Contains more Calcium +5685.7%
Contains more Iron +543.9%
Contains more Magnesium +26%
Contains more Potassium +112.2%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Copper +76.8%
Contains more Manganese +254.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 102% 91% 90% 26% 5% 61% 105% 64% 85%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185% 225% 0%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.1%
Contains more Zinc +22.1%
Contains more Calcium +5685.7%
Contains more Iron +543.9%
Contains more Magnesium +26%
Contains more Potassium +112.2%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Copper +76.8%
Contains more Manganese +254.4%

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 B1 +702.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2120.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +134.3%
Contains more Folate +136.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.409
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 10% 0% 0% 97% 47% 69% 26% 144% 15% 0% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +702.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2120.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +134.3%
Contains more Folate +136.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.409

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +69.4%
Contains more Fats +182.1%
Contains more Carbs +203.7%
Contains more Water +527.9%
Contains more Other +164.5%
9% 5% 74% 10%
Protein: 9.42 g
Fats: 4.74 g
Carbs: 74.26 g
Water: 10.37 g
Other: 1.21 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 +69.4%
Contains more Fats +182.1%
Contains more Carbs +203.7%
Contains more Water +527.9%
Contains more Other +164.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1444.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +306.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -30%
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.667 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.251 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.163 g
43% 8% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.467 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.081 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.532 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1444.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +306.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -30%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corn grain Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 66.96g 10.45g Corn grain
Protein 9.42g 5.56g Corn grain
Fats 4.74g 1.68g Corn grain
Carbs 74.26g 24.45g Corn grain
Calories 365kcal 101kcal Corn grain
Sugar 0.64g Thyme
Fiber 7.3g 14g Thyme
Calcium 7mg 405mg Thyme
Iron 2.71mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 127mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 210mg 106mg Corn grain
Potassium 287mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 35mg 9mg Thyme
Zinc 2.21mg 1.81mg Corn grain
Copper 0.314mg 0.555mg Thyme
Manganese 0.485mg 1.719mg Thyme
Selenium 15.5µg Corn grain
Vitamin A 214IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin A RAE 11µg 238µg Thyme
Vitamin E 0.49mg Corn grain
Vitamin C 0mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.385mg 0.048mg Corn grain
Vitamin B2 0.201mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 3.627mg 1.824mg Corn grain
Vitamin B5 0.424mg 0.409mg Corn grain
Vitamin B6 0.622mg 0.348mg Corn grain
Folate 19µg 45µg Thyme
Vitamin K 0.3µg Corn grain
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.114mg Thyme
Threonine 0.354mg 0.154mg Corn grain
Isoleucine 0.337mg 0.285mg Corn grain
Leucine 1.155mg 0.262mg Corn grain
Lysine 0.265mg 0.126mg Corn grain
Methionine 0.197mg Corn grain
Phenylalanine 0.463mg Corn grain
Valine 0.477mg 0.307mg Corn grain
Histidine 0.287mg Corn grain
Saturated Fat 0.667g 0.467g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 1.251g 0.081g Corn grain
Polyunsaturated fat 2.163g 0.532g Corn grain

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Corn grain 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
32%
Corn grain
86%
Thyme
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
63%
Corn grain
145%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Corn grain
Corn grain is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Corn grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170288/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.