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Dried thyme vs. Table salt — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Dried thyme and Table salt different?

  • Dried thyme has more Iron, Vitamin K, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Copper, Folate, Vitamin C, and Zinc than Table salt.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Table salt is 1683% higher.
  • Dried thyme has less Sodium.

Spices, thyme, dried and Salt, table are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +7775%
Contains more Iron +37354.5%
Contains more Magnesium +21900%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +10075%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +6080%
Contains more Copper +2766.7%
Contains more Manganese +7767%
Contains more Selenium +4500%
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 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10% 14% 1%
Contains more Calcium +7775%
Contains more Iron +37354.5%
Contains more Magnesium +21900%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +10075%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +6080%
Contains more Copper +2766.7%
Contains more Manganese +7767%
Contains more Selenium +4500%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +3795%
Contains more Other +750.8%
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
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 0.2 g
Other: 99.8 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +3795%
Contains more Other +750.8%

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 Table salt
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dried thyme Table salt Opinion
Net carbs 26.94g 0g Dried thyme
Protein 9.11g 0g Dried thyme
Fats 7.43g 0g Dried thyme
Carbs 63.94g 0g Dried thyme
Calories 276kcal 0kcal Dried thyme
Sugar 1.71g 0g Table salt
Fiber 37g 0g Dried thyme
Calcium 1890mg 24mg Dried thyme
Iron 123.6mg 0.33mg Dried thyme
Magnesium 220mg 1mg Dried thyme
Phosphorus 201mg 0mg Dried thyme
Potassium 814mg 8mg Dried thyme
Sodium 55mg 38758mg Dried thyme
Zinc 6.18mg 0.1mg Dried thyme
Copper 0.86mg 0.03mg Dried thyme
Manganese 7.867mg 0.1mg Dried thyme
Selenium 4.6µg 0.1µg Dried thyme
Vitamin A 3800IU 0IU Dried thyme
Vitamin A RAE 190µg 0µg Dried thyme
Vitamin E 7.48mg 0mg Dried thyme
Vitamin C 50mg 0mg Dried thyme
Vitamin B1 0.513mg 0mg Dried thyme
Vitamin B2 0.399mg 0mg Dried thyme
Vitamin B3 4.94mg 0mg Dried thyme
Vitamin B6 0.55mg 0mg Dried thyme
Folate 274µg 0µg Dried thyme
Choline 43.6mg 0mg Dried thyme
Vitamin K 1714.5µg 0µg Dried thyme
Tryptophan 0.186mg 0mg Dried thyme
Threonine 0.252mg 0mg Dried thyme
Isoleucine 0.468mg 0mg Dried thyme
Leucine 0.43mg 0mg Dried thyme
Lysine 0.207mg 0mg Dried thyme
Valine 0.502mg 0mg Dried thyme
Saturated Fat 2.73g 0g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.47g 0g Dried thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 1.19g 0g Dried thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Dried thyme Table salt
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
423%
Dried thyme
0%
Table salt
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
703%
Dried thyme
510%
Table salt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.71g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dried thyme
Dried thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 38703mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried thyme
Dried thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Dried thyme
Dried thyme is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried thyme
Dried thyme is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.