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Cumin vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cumin and Tarragon

  • Cumin has more Iron, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus, however Tarragon is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Folate, Vitamin C, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cumin covers your daily Iron needs 426% more than Tarragon.
  • Tarragon contains 3 times less Vitamin B1 than Cumin. Cumin contains 0.628mg of Vitamin B1, while Tarragon contains 0.251mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, cumin seed and Spices, tarragon, dried.

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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
Cumin
5
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Contains more Iron +105.4%
Contains more Copper +28.1%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.4%
Contains more Calcium +22.3%
Contains more Potassium +68.9%
Contains less Sodium -63.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Contains more Iron +105.4%
Contains more Copper +28.1%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.4%
Contains more Calcium +22.3%
Contains more Potassium +68.9%
Contains less Sodium -63.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 347

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
Cumin
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +549.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +230.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +309.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +454%
Contains more Folate +2640%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +549.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +230.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +309.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +454%
Contains more Folate +2640%

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
51
Cumin
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
318
Tarragon

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
107%
Cumin
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
50%
Tarragon
Fats
103%
Cumin
33%
Tarragon

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cumin Tarragon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sodium (difference - 106mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.346g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cumin
Cumin is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Tarragon Opinion
Calories 375 295 Cumin
Protein 17.81 22.77 Tarragon
Fats 22.27 7.24 Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7 50 Tarragon
Carbs 44.24 50.22 Tarragon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 66.36 32.3 Cumin
Calcium 931 1139 Tarragon
Potassium 1788 3020 Tarragon
Magnesium 366 347 Cumin
Sugar 2.25 Tarragon
Fiber 10.5 7.4 Cumin
Copper 0.867 0.677 Cumin
Zinc 4.8 3.9 Cumin
Starch
Phosphorus 499 313 Cumin
Sodium 168 62 Tarragon
Vitamin A 1270 4200 Tarragon
Vitamin E 3.33 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.628 0.251 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327 1.339 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 4.579 8.95 Tarragon
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.435 2.41 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.4 Cumin
Folate 10 274 Tarragon
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535 1.881 Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04 0.474 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279 3.698 Tarragon
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/nutrients
  2. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.