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

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

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 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

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Bran Tarragon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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