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Marjoram vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Marjoram and Tarragon

  • Marjoram has more Iron, Fiber, Calcium, Copper, and Vitamin A, however Tarragon has more Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Marjoram is 630% higher.
  • Tarragon has 5 times less Fiber than Marjoram. Marjoram has 40.3g of Fiber, while Tarragon has 7.4g.

Food types used in this article are Spices, marjoram, dried 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
Contains more Iron +156.1%
Contains more Calcium +74.7%
Contains more Copper +67.4%
Contains more Potassium +98.4%
Contains less Sodium -19.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Equal in Phosphorus - 313
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3102% 597% 135% 248% 378% 99% 132% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Contains more Iron +156.1%
Contains more Calcium +74.7%
Contains more Copper +67.4%
Contains more Potassium +98.4%
Contains less Sodium -19.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Equal in Phosphorus - 313

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +323.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.5%
Equal in Vitamin C - 50
Equal in Folate - 274
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 172% 485% 34% 0% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 0% 1555% 206%
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 A +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +323.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.5%
Equal in Vitamin C - 50
Equal in Folate - 274

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
246
Marjoram
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
587
Marjoram
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
76%
Marjoram
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
61%
Marjoram
50%
Tarragon
Fats
32%
Marjoram
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.
Marjoram Tarragon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Marjoram Tarragon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.352g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
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 Marjoram Tarragon Opinion
Calories 271 295 Tarragon
Protein 12.66 22.77 Tarragon
Fats 7.04 7.24 Tarragon
Vitamin C 51.4 50 Marjoram
Carbs 60.56 50.22 Marjoram
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 82.71 32.3 Marjoram
Calcium 1990 1139 Marjoram
Potassium 1522 3020 Tarragon
Magnesium 346 347 Tarragon
Sugar 4.09 Tarragon
Fiber 40.3 7.4 Marjoram
Copper 1.133 0.677 Marjoram
Zinc 3.6 3.9 Tarragon
Starch
Phosphorus 306 313 Tarragon
Sodium 77 62 Tarragon
Vitamin A 8068 4200 Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69 Marjoram
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.251 Marjoram
Vitamin B2 0.316 1.339 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 4.12 8.95 Tarragon
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 1.19 2.41 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 Marjoram
Folate 274 274
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.529 1.881 Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94 0.474 Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405 3.698 Marjoram
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. Marjoram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170928/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.

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