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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 RAE.
  • 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
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%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains more Zinc +19.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.329
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 96% 250% 65% 29% 59% 4% 26% 101%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 73% 191% 58% 32% 51% 5% 31% 110%
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%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains more Zinc +19.4%
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 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%
Equal in Folate - 114
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
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%
Equal in Folate - 114

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 Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rosemary Peppermint
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
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

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. 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.