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Nutmeg vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Nutmeg and Tarragon?

  • Nutmeg is richer in Fiber, yet Tarragon is richer in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Tarragon's daily need coverage for Iron is 366% higher.
  • Nutmeg has 14 times more Saturated Fat than Tarragon. Nutmeg has 25.94g of Saturated Fat, while Tarragon has 1.881g.

We used Spices, nutmeg, ground and Spices, tarragon, dried types in this comparison.

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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 less Sodium -74.2%
Contains more Copper +51.7%
Contains more Calcium +519%
Contains more Iron +962.5%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.9%
Contains more Potassium +762.9%
Contains more Zinc +81.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains less Sodium -74.2%
Contains more Copper +51.7%
Contains more Calcium +519%
Contains more Iron +962.5%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.9%
Contains more Potassium +762.9%
Contains more Zinc +81.4%

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
Nutmeg
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +4017.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +589%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1406.3%
Contains more Folate +260.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 10% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 57% 0% 0%
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 B1 +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +4017.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +589%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1406.3%
Contains more Folate +260.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nutmeg Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 28.49g 42.82g Tarragon
Protein 5.84g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 36.31g 7.24g Nutmeg
Carbs 49.29g 50.22g Tarragon
Calories 525kcal 295kcal Nutmeg
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.99g g Tarragon
Fiber 20.8g 7.4g Nutmeg
Calcium 184mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 3.04mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 183mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 213mg 313mg Tarragon
Potassium 350mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 16mg 62mg Nutmeg
Zinc 2.15mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 1.027mg 0.677mg Nutmeg
Vitamin A 102IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E 0mg mg Nutmeg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.346mg 0.251mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 1.299mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 76µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Nutmeg
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 g 0g Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 25.94g 1.881g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22g 0.474g Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nutmeg Tarragon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
Nutmeg
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
103
Nutmeg
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
35%
Nutmeg
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
50%
Tarragon
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 24.059g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($6)
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. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/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.