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Dried thyme vs. Fennel seeds — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Dried thyme and Fennel seeds

  • Dried thyme has more Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Vitamin C, Zinc, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Fennel seeds are richer in Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium, and Copper.
  • Dried thyme covers your daily Iron needs 1313% more than Fennel seeds.
  • Fennel seeds have 27 times less Vitamin A RAE than Dried thyme. Dried thyme has 190µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Fennel seeds have 7µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, thyme, dried and Spices, fennel seed.

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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 Calcium +58%
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Contains more Zinc +67%
Contains more Manganese +20.4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.3%
Contains more Potassium +108.1%
Contains more Copper +24.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 567% 4635% 158% 87% 72% 8% 169% 287% 1027% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 359% 696% 275% 209% 150% 12% 101% 356% 853% 0%
Contains more Calcium +58%
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Contains more Zinc +67%
Contains more Manganese +20.4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.3%
Contains more Potassium +108.1%
Contains more Copper +24.1%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +2714.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 228% 150% 0% 167% 129% 93% 93% 0% 127% 206% 0% 24% 4287%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 70% 102% 82% 114% 0% 109% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2714.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +22.3%
Contains more Other +42.5%
Contains more Protein +73.4%
Contains more Fats +100.1%
Contains more Water +13.1%
9% 7% 64% 8% 12%
Protein: 9.11 g
Fats: 7.43 g
Carbs: 63.94 g
Water: 7.79 g
Other: 11.73 g
16% 15% 52% 9% 8%
Protein: 15.8 g
Fats: 14.87 g
Carbs: 52.29 g
Water: 8.81 g
Other: 8.23 g
Contains more Carbs +22.3%
Contains more Other +42.5%
Contains more Protein +73.4%
Contains more Fats +100.1%
Contains more Water +13.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2008.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +42%
62% 11% 27%
Saturated Fat: 2.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.47 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.19 g
4% 82% 14%
Saturated Fat: 0.48 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.91 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.69 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2008.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +42%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dried thyme Fennel seeds Opinion
Net carbs 26.94g 12.49g Dried thyme
Protein 9.11g 15.8g Fennel seeds
Fats 7.43g 14.87g Fennel seeds
Carbs 63.94g 52.29g Dried thyme
Calories 276kcal 345kcal Fennel seeds
Sugar 1.71g Fennel seeds
Fiber 37g 39.8g Fennel seeds
Calcium 1890mg 1196mg Dried thyme
Iron 123.6mg 18.54mg Dried thyme
Magnesium 220mg 385mg Fennel seeds
Phosphorus 201mg 487mg Fennel seeds
Potassium 814mg 1694mg Fennel seeds
Sodium 55mg 88mg Dried thyme
Zinc 6.18mg 3.7mg Dried thyme
Copper 0.86mg 1.067mg Fennel seeds
Manganese 7.867mg 6.533mg Dried thyme
Selenium 4.6µg Dried thyme
Vitamin A 3800IU 135IU Dried thyme
Vitamin A RAE 190µg 7µg Dried thyme
Vitamin E 7.48mg Dried thyme
Vitamin C 50mg 21mg Dried thyme
Vitamin B1 0.513mg 0.408mg Dried thyme
Vitamin B2 0.399mg 0.353mg Dried thyme
Vitamin B3 4.94mg 6.05mg Fennel seeds
Vitamin B6 0.55mg 0.47mg Dried thyme
Folate 274µg Dried thyme
Choline 43.6mg Dried thyme
Vitamin K 1714.5µg Dried thyme
Tryptophan 0.186mg 0.253mg Fennel seeds
Threonine 0.252mg 0.602mg Fennel seeds
Isoleucine 0.468mg 0.695mg Fennel seeds
Leucine 0.43mg 0.996mg Fennel seeds
Lysine 0.207mg 0.758mg Fennel seeds
Methionine 0.301mg Fennel seeds
Phenylalanine 0.647mg Fennel seeds
Valine 0.502mg 0.915mg Fennel seeds
Histidine 0.331mg Fennel seeds
Saturated Fat 2.73g 0.48g Fennel seeds
Monounsaturated Fat 0.47g 9.91g Fennel seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 1.19g 1.69g Fennel seeds

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Dried thyme Fennel seeds
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
423%
Dried thyme
37%
Fennel seeds
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
703%
Dried thyme
301%
Fennel seeds

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel seeds
Fennel seeds is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.71g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel seeds
Fennel seeds is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dried thyme
Dried thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dried thyme
Dried thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
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 ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

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. Dried thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170938/nutrients
  2. Fennel seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171323/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.