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Rosemary vs Peppermint - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Rosemary and Peppermint?

  • Rosemary is higher in Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Calcium, yet Peppermint is higher in Vitamin C, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A.
  • Rosemary's daily need coverage for Fiber is 24% more.
  • Rosemary has 12 times more Saturated Fat than Peppermint. While Rosemary has 2.838g of Saturated Fat, Peppermint has only 0.246g.

We used Rosemary, fresh and Peppermint, 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
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Contains more Iron +30.9%
Contains more Calcium +30.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Contains more Magnesium +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -16.1%
Contains more Zinc +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.329
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 250% 96% 59% 65% 101% 26% 29% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 73% 51% 58% 110% 31% 32% 5%
Contains more Iron +30.9%
Contains more Calcium +30.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Contains more Magnesium +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -16.1%
Contains more Zinc +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.329

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 B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.1%
Equal in Folate - 114
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 73% 176% 0% 0% 9% 36% 18% 49% 78% 0% 0% 82%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.1%
Equal in Folate - 114

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
43
Rosemary
51
Peppermint
Mineral Summary Score
78
Rosemary
68
Peppermint

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

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

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Rosemary Peppermint
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rosemary Peppermint Opinion
Calories 131 70 Rosemary
Protein 3.31 3.75 Peppermint
Fats 5.86 0.94 Rosemary
Vitamin C 21.8 31.8 Peppermint
Carbs 20.7 14.89 Rosemary
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.65 5.08 Rosemary
Calcium 317 243 Rosemary
Potassium 668 569 Rosemary
Magnesium 91 80 Rosemary
Sugar
Fiber 14.1 8 Rosemary
Copper 0.301 0.329 Peppermint
Zinc 0.93 1.11 Peppermint
Starch
Phosphorus 66 73 Peppermint
Sodium 26 31 Rosemary
Vitamin A 2924 4248 Peppermint
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.036 0.082 Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.266 Peppermint
Vitamin B3 0.912 1.706 Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.804 0.338 Rosemary
Vitamin B6 0.336 0.129 Rosemary
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 109 114 Peppermint
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.838 0.246 Peppermint
Monounsaturated Fat 1.16 0.033 Rosemary
Polyunsaturated fat 0.901 0.508 Rosemary
Tryptophan 0.051 0.058 Peppermint
Threonine 0.136 0.154 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.136 0.154 Peppermint
Leucine 0.249 0.281 Peppermint
Lysine 0.143 0.161 Peppermint
Methionine 0.047 0.053 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.169 0.191 Peppermint
Valine 0.165 0.187 Peppermint
Histidine 0.066 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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Rosemary - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173473/nutrients
  2. Peppermint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173474/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.