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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" charts 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%
Contains more Manganese +577.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 73% 191% 58% 32% 51% 5% 31% 110% 154% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226% 1040% 24%
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%
Contains more Manganese +577.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 Choline Vitamin K 255% 0% 0% 106% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 86% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +916.1%
Contains more Protein +507.2%
Contains more Fats +670.2%
Contains more Carbs +237.3%
Contains more Other +579.7%
4% 15% 79% 2%
Protein: 3.75 g
Fats: 0.94 g
Carbs: 14.89 g
Water: 78.65 g
Other: 1.77 g
23% 7% 50% 8% 12%
Protein: 22.77 g
Fats: 7.24 g
Carbs: 50.22 g
Water: 7.74 g
Other: 12.03 g
Contains more Water +916.1%
Contains more Protein +507.2%
Contains more Fats +670.2%
Contains more Carbs +237.3%
Contains more Other +579.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1336.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +628%
31% 4% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.246 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.033 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.508 g
31% 8% 61%
Saturated Fat: 1.881 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.474 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.698 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1336.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +628%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
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
Manganese 1.176mg 7.967mg Tarragon
Selenium 4.4µg Tarragon
Vitamin A 4248IU 4200IU Peppermint
Vitamin A RAE 212µg 210µg Peppermint
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 Peppermint
Vitamin B6 0.129mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 114µg 274µg Tarragon
Tryptophan 0.058mg Peppermint
Threonine 0.154mg Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154mg Peppermint
Leucine 0.281mg Peppermint
Lysine 0.161mg Peppermint
Methionine 0.053mg Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191mg Peppermint
Valine 0.187mg Peppermint
Histidine 0.075mg Peppermint
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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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Peppermint
132%
Tarragon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
70%
Peppermint
360%
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.