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Mustard Greens vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mustard Greens and Thyme different?

  • Thyme has more Iron, Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE than Mustard Greens.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Thyme is 198% higher.

Mustard greens, 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
Contains more Calcium +252.2%
Contains more Iron +964%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.8%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains less Sodium -55%
Contains more Zinc +624%
Contains more Copper +236.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 35% 62% 23% 25% 34% 3% 7% 56%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Contains more Calcium +252.2%
Contains more Iron +964%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.8%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains less Sodium -55%
Contains more Zinc +624%
Contains more Copper +236.4%

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 B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +128.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.3%
Contains more Folate +275%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 182% 41% 0% 234% 20% 26% 15% 13% 42% 9% 0% 644%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +128.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.3%
Contains more Folate +275%

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.
Mustard Greens 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 Mustard Greens Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 1.47g 10.45g Thyme
Protein 2.86g 5.56g Thyme
Fats 0.42g 1.68g Thyme
Carbs 4.67g 24.45g Thyme
Calories 27kcal 101kcal Thyme
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.32g g Thyme
Fiber 3.2g 14g Thyme
Calcium 115mg 405mg Thyme
Iron 1.64mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 32mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 58mg 106mg Thyme
Potassium 384mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 20mg 9mg Thyme
Zinc 0.25mg 1.81mg Thyme
Copper 0.165mg 0.555mg Thyme
Vitamin A 3024IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E 2.01mg mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 70mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.048mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 0.8mg 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.21mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate 12µg 45µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 257.5µg µg Mustard Greens
Tryptophan mg 0.114mg Thyme
Threonine mg 0.154mg Thyme
Isoleucine mg 0.285mg Thyme
Leucine mg 0.262mg Thyme
Lysine mg 0.126mg Thyme
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg 0.307mg Thyme
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.467g Mustard Greens
Monounsaturated Fat 0.092g 0.081g Mustard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.532g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mustard Greens Thyme
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
102
Mustard Greens
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
30
Mustard Greens
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 food.
Protein
17%
Mustard Greens
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
5%
Mustard Greens
24%
Thyme
Fats
2%
Mustard Greens
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
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?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.457g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Mustard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169256/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.