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Nattō vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Nattō and Thyme

  • Nattō has more Copper, and Zinc, however Thyme has more Vitamin C, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Thyme's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 163% more.
  • Nattō has 2 times more Zinc than Thyme. Nattō has 3.03mg of Zinc, while Thyme has 1.81mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Natto and Thyme, fresh.

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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
Nattō
5
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3
Thyme
Contains more Phosphorus +64.2%
Contains more Potassium +19.7%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Copper +20.2%
Contains more Calcium +86.6%
Contains more Iron +102.9%
Contains more Magnesium +39.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.2%
Contains more Potassium +19.7%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Copper +20.2%
Contains more Calcium +86.6%
Contains more Iron +102.9%
Contains more Magnesium +39.1%

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
Nattō
3
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7
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1131.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +167.7%
Contains more Folate +462.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
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 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1131.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +167.7%
Contains more Folate +462.5%

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.
Nattō Thyme
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nattō Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 7.28g 10.45g Thyme
Protein 19.4g 5.56g Nattō
Fats 11g 1.68g Nattō
Carbs 12.68g 24.45g Thyme
Calories 211kcal 101kcal Nattō
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.89g g Thyme
Fiber 5.4g 14g Thyme
Calcium 217mg 405mg Thyme
Iron 8.6mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 115mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 174mg 106mg Nattō
Potassium 729mg 609mg Nattō
Sodium 7mg 9mg Nattō
Zinc 3.03mg 1.81mg Nattō
Copper 0.667mg 0.555mg Nattō
Vitamin A 0IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E 0.01mg mg Nattō
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 0.048mg Nattō
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 0mg 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.215mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate 8µg 45µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.1µg µg Nattō
Tryptophan 0.223mg 0.114mg Nattō
Threonine 0.813mg 0.154mg Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931mg 0.285mg Nattō
Leucine 1.509mg 0.262mg Nattō
Lysine 1.145mg 0.126mg Nattō
Methionine 0.208mg mg Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.941mg mg Nattō
Valine 1.018mg 0.307mg Nattō
Histidine 0.512mg mg Nattō
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.591g 0.467g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43g 0.081g Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 0.532g Nattō

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nattō 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
20
Nattō
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
114
Nattō
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
116%
Nattō
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
13%
Nattō
24%
Thyme
Fats
51%
Nattō
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.124g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nattō
Nattō contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Nattō
Nattō is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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.

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. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/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.