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Cumin vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cumin and Thyme

  • Cumin has more Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Copper, and Zinc, however Thyme is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Cumin covers your daily need of Iron 611% more than Thyme.
  • Cumin has 13 times more Vitamin B1 than Thyme. While Cumin has 0.628mg of Vitamin B1, Thyme has only 0.048mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, cumin seed 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
Cumin
7
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1
Thyme
Contains more Calcium +129.9%
Contains more Iron +280.3%
Contains more Magnesium +128.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.8%
Contains more Potassium +193.6%
Contains more Zinc +165.2%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Contains more Calcium +129.9%
Contains more Iron +280.3%
Contains more Magnesium +128.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.8%
Contains more Potassium +193.6%
Contains more Zinc +165.2%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.6%

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
Cumin
5
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5
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +274.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1979.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44%
Contains more Folate +350%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
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 B1 +1208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +274.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1979.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44%
Contains more Folate +350%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 10.45g Cumin
Protein 17.81g 5.56g Cumin
Fats 22.27g 1.68g Cumin
Carbs 44.24g 24.45g Cumin
Calories 375kcal 101kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.25g g Thyme
Fiber 10.5g 14g Thyme
Calcium 931mg 405mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 17.45mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 160mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 106mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 609mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 9mg Thyme
Zinc 4.8mg 1.81mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 0.555mg Cumin
Vitamin A 1270IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E 3.33mg mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.048mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 1.824mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.348mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 45µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.4µg µg Cumin
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 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535g 0.467g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 0.081g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 0.532g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cumin 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
51
Cumin
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
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
107%
Cumin
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
24%
Thyme
Fats
103%
Cumin
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 159mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.068g)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
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 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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.