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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
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Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +535.8%
Contains more Calcium +368.7%
Contains more Potassium +430.8%
Contains more Magnesium +333.8%
Contains more Copper +105.8%
Contains more Zinc +251.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +328.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 73% 51% 58% 110% 31% 32% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +535.8%
Contains more Calcium +368.7%
Contains more Potassium +430.8%
Contains more Magnesium +333.8%
Contains more Copper +105.8%
Contains more Zinc +251.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +328.8%

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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 106% 255% 0% 0% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 0% 0% 86%
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 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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
23%
Peppermint
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
15%
Peppermint
50%
Tarragon
Fats
4%
Peppermint
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppermint 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 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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Peppermint Tarragon Opinion
Calories 70 295 Tarragon
Protein 3.75 22.77 Tarragon
Fats 0.94 7.24 Tarragon
Vitamin C 31.8 50 Tarragon
Carbs 14.89 50.22 Tarragon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.08 32.3 Tarragon
Calcium 243 1139 Tarragon
Potassium 569 3020 Tarragon
Magnesium 80 347 Tarragon
Sugars
Fiber 8 7.4 Peppermint
Copper 0.329 0.677 Tarragon
Zinc 1.11 3.9 Tarragon
Starch
Phosphorus 73 313 Tarragon
Sodium 31 62 Peppermint
Vitamin A 4248 4200 Peppermint
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.251 Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.266 1.339 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 1.706 8.95 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.338 Peppermint
Vitamin B6 0.129 2.41 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 114 274 Tarragon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.246 1.881 Peppermint
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033 0.474 Tarragon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508 3.698 Tarragon
Tryptophan 0.058 Peppermint
Threonine 0.154 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154 Peppermint
Leucine 0.281 Peppermint
Lysine 0.161 Peppermint
Methionine 0.053 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191 Peppermint
Valine 0.187 Peppermint
Histidine 0.075 Peppermint
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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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.