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Peppermint vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Peppermint and Tarragon

  • Peppermint has less Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, Folate, and Copper.
  • Tarragon covers your daily Iron needs 340% more than Peppermint.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppermint, fresh 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
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +368.7%
Contains more Iron +535.8%
Contains more Magnesium +333.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +328.8%
Contains more Potassium +430.8%
Contains more Zinc +251.4%
Contains more Copper +105.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 73% 191% 58% 32% 51% 5% 31% 110%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +368.7%
Contains more Iron +535.8%
Contains more Magnesium +333.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +328.8%
Contains more Potassium +430.8%
Contains more Zinc +251.4%
Contains more Copper +105.8%

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 C +57.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +403.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +424.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1768.2%
Contains more Folate +140.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 4200
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 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +403.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +424.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1768.2%
Contains more Folate +140.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 4200

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppermint Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 6.89g 42.82g Tarragon
Protein 3.75g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 0.94g 7.24g Tarragon
Carbs 14.89g 50.22g Tarragon
Calories 70kcal 295kcal Tarragon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 8g 7.4g Peppermint
Calcium 243mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 5.08mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 80mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 73mg 313mg Tarragon
Potassium 569mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 31mg 62mg Peppermint
Zinc 1.11mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 0.329mg 0.677mg Tarragon
Vitamin A 4248IU 4200IU Peppermint
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.8mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.082mg 0.251mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.266mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 1.706mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.338mg mg Peppermint
Vitamin B6 0.129mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 114µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.058mg mg Peppermint
Threonine 0.154mg mg Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154mg mg Peppermint
Leucine 0.281mg mg Peppermint
Lysine 0.161mg mg Peppermint
Methionine 0.053mg mg Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191mg mg Peppermint
Valine 0.187mg mg Peppermint
Histidine 0.075mg mg Peppermint
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.246g 1.881g Peppermint
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033g 0.474g Tarragon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peppermint 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
51
Peppermint
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
68
Peppermint
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
23%
Peppermint
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
15%
Peppermint
50%
Tarragon
Fats
4%
Peppermint
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppermint
Peppermint contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppermint
Peppermint is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.635g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peppermint
Peppermint is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
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)

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. 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.