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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 RAE, 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 Calcium +74.7%
Contains more Iron +156.1%
Contains more Copper +67.4%
Contains more Potassium +98.4%
Contains less Sodium -19.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Equal in Phosphorus - 313
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains more Calcium +74.7%
Contains more Iron +156.1%
Contains more Copper +67.4%
Contains more Potassium +98.4%
Contains less Sodium -19.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Equal in Phosphorus - 313
Equal in Zinc - 3.9

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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 485% 34% 0% 172% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 206% 0% 1555%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marjoram Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 20.26g 42.82g Tarragon
Protein 12.66g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 7.04g 7.24g Tarragon
Carbs 60.56g 50.22g Marjoram
Calories 271kcal 295kcal Tarragon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.09g g Tarragon
Fiber 40.3g 7.4g Marjoram
Calcium 1990mg 1139mg Marjoram
Iron 82.71mg 32.3mg Marjoram
Magnesium 346mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 306mg 313mg Tarragon
Potassium 1522mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 77mg 62mg Tarragon
Zinc 3.6mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 1.133mg 0.677mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 8068IU 4200IU Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69mg mg Marjoram
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 51.4mg 50mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.251mg Marjoram
Vitamin B2 0.316mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 4.12mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 1.19mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 274µg 274µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg µg Marjoram
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.529g 1.881g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94g 0.474g Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405g 3.698g Marjoram

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Marjoram Tarragon
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
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

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.

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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.