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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
Nutmeg
2
:
Contains more Copper +51.7%
Contains less Sodium -74.2%
Contains more Iron +962.5%
Contains more Calcium +519%
Contains more Potassium +762.9%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Zinc +81.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 114% 56% 31% 131% 343% 59% 92% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Contains more Copper +51.7%
Contains less Sodium -74.2%
Contains more Iron +962.5%
Contains more Calcium +519%
Contains more Potassium +762.9%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Zinc +81.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.9%

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
Nutmeg
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +4017.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +589%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1406.3%
Contains more Folate +260.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 0% 0% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 0% 0% 57%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +4017.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +589%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1406.3%
Contains more Folate +260.5%

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 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

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Nutmeg Tarragon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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?
?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.