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True morels vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are True morels and Thyme different?

  • True morels are higher in Phosphorus, however Thyme is richer in Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, Vitamin D, Magnesium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Thyme is 66% higher.
  • True morels contain 2 times more Phosphorus than Thyme. While True morels contain 194mg of Phosphorus, Thyme contains only 106mg.

Mushrooms, morel, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Thyme
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Contains more Zinc +12.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +83%
Contains more Iron +43.3%
Contains more Calcium +841.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.2%
Contains more Magnesium +742.1%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 457% 13% 37% 14% 209% 56% 84% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Contains more Zinc +12.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +83%
Contains more Iron +43.3%
Contains more Calcium +841.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.2%
Contains more Magnesium +742.1%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%

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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Thyme
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +129.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.9%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.409
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 153% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 0% 0% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 534% 286% 0% 0% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 0% 0% 34%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +129.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.9%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.409

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
27
True morels
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
109
True morels
153
Thyme

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 the food
Protein
19%
True morels
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
5%
True morels
24%
Thyme
Fats
3%
True morels
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
True morels Thyme
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
True morels Thyme
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 Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
True morels
True morels is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.402g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
True morels
True morels is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
True morels
True morels is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient True morels Thyme Opinion
Calories 31 101 Thyme
Protein 3.12 5.56 Thyme
Fats 0.57 1.68 Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1 Thyme
Carbs 5.1 24.45 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 True morels
Vitamin D 206 0 True morels
Iron 12.18 17.45 Thyme
Calcium 43 405 Thyme
Potassium 411 609 Thyme
Magnesium 19 160 Thyme
Sugars 0.6 Thyme
Fiber 2.8 14 Thyme
Copper 0.625 0.555 True morels
Zinc 2.03 1.81 True morels
Starch
Phosphorus 194 106 True morels
Sodium 21 9 Thyme
Vitamin A 0 4751 Thyme
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 5.1 0 True morels
Vitamin B1 0.069 0.048 True morels
Vitamin B2 0.205 0.471 Thyme
Vitamin B3 2.252 1.824 True morels
Vitamin B5 0.44 0.409 True morels
Vitamin B6 0.136 0.348 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 Thyme
Vitamin K
Folate 9 45 Thyme
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.065 0.467 True morels
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052 0.081 Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.433 0.532 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 Thyme
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine 0.307 Thyme
Histidine
Fructose 0 True morels

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. True morels - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168423/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.