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Peppermint vs Rosemary - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Peppermint and Rosemary?

  • Peppermint is higher in Vitamin C, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A RAE, yet Rosemary is higher in Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Calcium.
  • Rosemary's daily need coverage for Fiber is 24% more.
  • Peppermint has 2 times more Vitamin B2 than Rosemary. While Peppermint has 0.266mg of Vitamin B2, Rosemary has only 0.152mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Peppermint is lower.

We used Peppermint, fresh and Rosemary, fresh types in this article.

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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 more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains more Zinc +19.4%
Contains more Calcium +30.5%
Contains more Iron +30.9%
Contains more Magnesium +13.8%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Contains less Sodium -16.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 66
Equal in Copper - 0.301
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 73% 191% 58% 32% 51% 5% 31% 110%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 96% 250% 65% 29% 59% 4% 26% 101%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains more Zinc +19.4%
Contains more Calcium +30.5%
Contains more Iron +30.9%
Contains more Magnesium +13.8%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Contains less Sodium -16.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 66
Equal in Copper - 0.301

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
Equal in Folate - 109
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 255% 0% 0% 106% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 86% 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 176% 0% 0% 73% 9% 36% 18% 49% 78% 82% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
Equal in Folate - 109

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppermint Rosemary Opinion
Net carbs 6.89g 6.6g Peppermint
Protein 3.75g 3.31g Peppermint
Fats 0.94g 5.86g Rosemary
Carbs 14.89g 20.7g Rosemary
Calories 70kcal 131kcal Rosemary
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 8g 14.1g Rosemary
Calcium 243mg 317mg Rosemary
Iron 5.08mg 6.65mg Rosemary
Magnesium 80mg 91mg Rosemary
Phosphorus 73mg 66mg Peppermint
Potassium 569mg 668mg Rosemary
Sodium 31mg 26mg Rosemary
Zinc 1.11mg 0.93mg Peppermint
Copper 0.329mg 0.301mg Peppermint
Vitamin A 4248IU 2924IU Peppermint
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.8mg 21.8mg Peppermint
Vitamin B1 0.082mg 0.036mg Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.266mg 0.152mg Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1.706mg 0.912mg Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.804mg Rosemary
Vitamin B6 0.129mg 0.336mg Rosemary
Folate 114µg 109µg Peppermint
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.058mg 0.051mg Peppermint
Threonine 0.154mg 0.136mg Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154mg 0.136mg Peppermint
Leucine 0.281mg 0.249mg Peppermint
Lysine 0.161mg 0.143mg Peppermint
Methionine 0.053mg 0.047mg Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191mg 0.169mg Peppermint
Valine 0.187mg 0.165mg Peppermint
Histidine 0.075mg 0.066mg Peppermint
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.246g 2.838g Peppermint
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033g 1.16g Rosemary
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508g 0.901g Rosemary

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppermint Rosemary
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
51
Peppermint
43
Rosemary
Mineral Summary Score
68
Peppermint
78
Rosemary

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
23%
Peppermint
20%
Rosemary
Carbohydrates
15%
Peppermint
21%
Rosemary
Fats
4%
Peppermint
27%
Rosemary

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rosemary
Rosemary contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rosemary
Rosemary is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppermint
Peppermint is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.592g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppermint
Peppermint is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 (70)
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. Peppermint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173474/nutrients
  2. Rosemary - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173473/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.