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Hominy vs. Thyme — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Hominy and Thyme different?

  • Thyme has more Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6 than Hominy.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Thyme is 210% higher.

Hominy, canned, white and Thyme, fresh 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.
Hominy
1
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9
Thyme
Contains more Calcium +3950%
Contains more Iron +2714.5%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +202.9%
Contains more Potassium +6666.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Zinc +72.4%
Contains more Copper +1750%
Contains more Manganese +2355.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 12% 15% 1% 45% 29% 10% 10% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185% 225% 0%
Contains more Calcium +3950%
Contains more Iron +2714.5%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +202.9%
Contains more Potassium +6666.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Zinc +72.4%
Contains more Copper +1750%
Contains more Manganese +2355.7%

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.
Hominy
3
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8
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin A +475000%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +7750%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +165.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6860%
Contains more Folate +4400%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% 0% 2% 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 A +475000%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +7750%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +165.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6860%
Contains more Folate +4400%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Hominy
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4
Thyme
Contains more Water +26.8%
Contains more Protein +275.7%
Contains more Fats +90.9%
Contains more Carbs +71.5%
Contains more Other +276.5%
14% 83%
Protein: 1.48 g
Fats: 0.88 g
Carbs: 14.26 g
Water: 82.53 g
Other: 0.85 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 Water +26.8%
Contains more Protein +275.7%
Contains more Fats +90.9%
Contains more Carbs +71.5%
Contains more Other +276.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Hominy
2
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1
Thyme
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +185.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +33.3%
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.123 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.231 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.399 g
43% 8% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.467 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.081 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.532 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +185.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +33.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hominy Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 11.76g 10.45g Hominy
Protein 1.48g 5.56g Thyme
Fats 0.88g 1.68g Thyme
Carbs 14.26g 24.45g Thyme
Calories 72kcal 101kcal Thyme
Sugar 1.82g Thyme
Fiber 2.5g 14g Thyme
Calcium 10mg 405mg Thyme
Iron 0.62mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 16mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 35mg 106mg Thyme
Potassium 9mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 345mg 9mg Thyme
Zinc 1.05mg 1.81mg Thyme
Copper 0.03mg 0.555mg Thyme
Manganese 0.07mg 1.719mg Thyme
Selenium 3µg Hominy
Vitamin A 1IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 238µg Thyme
Vitamin E 0.05mg Hominy
Vitamin C 0mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.003mg 0.048mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.006mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 0.033mg 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.154mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.005mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate 1µg 45µg Thyme
Choline 3.1mg Hominy
Vitamin K 0.2µg Hominy
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.114mg Thyme
Threonine 0.05mg 0.154mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.058mg 0.285mg Thyme
Leucine 0.202mg 0.262mg Thyme
Lysine 0.033mg 0.126mg Thyme
Methionine 0.031mg Hominy
Phenylalanine 0.076mg Hominy
Valine 0.077mg 0.307mg Thyme
Histidine 0.045mg Hominy
Saturated Fat 0.123g 0.467g Hominy
Monounsaturated Fat 0.231g 0.081g Hominy
Polyunsaturated fat 0.399g 0.532g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Hominy 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
1%
Hominy
86%
Thyme
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Hominy
145%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 336mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hominy
Hominy is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.344g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hominy
Hominy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Hominy
Hominy is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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. Hominy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169701/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.