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Bran vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Bran and Tarragon

  • Bran has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Phosphorus, however Tarragon has more Iron, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Tarragon is 336% higher.
  • Tarragon has 10 times less Selenium than Bran. Bran has 45.2µg of Selenium, while Tarragon has 4.4µg.

Food types used in this article are Oat bran, raw and Spices, tarragon, dried.

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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
Bran
2
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Contains more Phosphorus +134.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
Contains more Calcium +1863.8%
Contains more Iron +497%
Contains more Magnesium +47.7%
Contains more Potassium +433.6%
Contains more Zinc +25.4%
Contains more Copper +68%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 203% 168% 315% 50% 1% 85% 135%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
Contains more Calcium +1863.8%
Contains more Iron +497%
Contains more Magnesium +47.7%
Contains more Potassium +433.6%
Contains more Zinc +25.4%
Contains more Copper +68%

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
Bran
4
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +366.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +858.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1360.6%
Contains more Folate +426.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 21% 0% 0% 293% 51% 18% 90% 39% 39% 0% 8%
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 +366.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +858.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1360.6%
Contains more Folate +426.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bran Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 50.82g 42.82g Bran
Protein 17.3g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 7.03g 7.24g Tarragon
Carbs 66.22g 50.22g Bran
Calories 246kcal 295kcal Tarragon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.45g g Tarragon
Fiber 15.4g 7.4g Bran
Calcium 58mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 5.41mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 235mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 734mg 313mg Bran
Potassium 566mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 4mg 62mg Bran
Zinc 3.11mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 0.403mg 0.677mg Tarragon
Vitamin A 0IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E 1.01mg mg Bran
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 1.17mg 0.251mg Bran
Vitamin B2 0.22mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 0.934mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 1.494mg mg Bran
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 52µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.2µg µg Bran
Tryptophan 0.335mg mg Bran
Threonine 0.502mg mg Bran
Isoleucine 0.668mg mg Bran
Leucine 1.374mg mg Bran
Lysine 0.76mg mg Bran
Methionine 0.335mg mg Bran
Phenylalanine 0.908mg mg Bran
Valine 0.964mg mg Bran
Histidine 0.41mg mg Bran
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Bran
Saturated Fat 1.328g 1.881g Bran
Monounsaturated Fat 2.376g 0.474g Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 2.766g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bran Tarragon
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
46
Bran
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
122
Bran
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
104%
Bran
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
66%
Bran
50%
Tarragon
Fats
32%
Bran
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.45g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 56)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bran
Bran is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.553g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Bran - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168872/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.