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Seed vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Seed and Thyme

  • Seed is higher in Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Manganese, Magnesium, Copper, and Zinc, yet Thyme is higher in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Thyme covers your daily Vitamin C needs 176% more than Seed.
  • Seed contains 13 times more Vitamin B1 than Thyme. While Seed contains 0.62mg of Vitamin B1, Thyme contains only 0.048mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Thyme, fresh.

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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
Seed
5
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3
Thyme
Contains more Calcium +55.8%
Contains more Magnesium +109.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +711.3%
Contains more Zinc +153%
Contains more Copper +66.5%
Contains more Iron +126%
Contains more Potassium +49.6%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Contains more Calcium +55.8%
Contains more Magnesium +109.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +711.3%
Contains more Zinc +153%
Contains more Copper +66.5%
Contains more Iron +126%
Contains more Potassium +49.6%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%

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
Seed
4
:
6
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1191.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +384.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +8698.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +9906.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +177.1%
Equal in Folate - 45
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 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 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1191.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +384.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +8698.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +9906.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +177.1%
Equal in Folate - 45

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seed Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 10.45g Thyme
Protein 16.54g 5.56g Seed
Fats 30.74g 1.68g Seed
Carbs 42.12g 24.45g Seed
Calories 486kcal 101kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 34.4g 14g Seed
Calcium 631mg 405mg Seed
Iron 7.72mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 335mg 160mg Seed
Phosphorus 860mg 106mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 16mg 9mg Thyme
Zinc 4.58mg 1.81mg Seed
Copper 0.924mg 0.555mg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E 0.5mg mg Seed
Vitamin D IU 0IU Thyme
Vitamin D µg 0µg Thyme
Vitamin C 1.6mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.048mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 1.824mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate 49µg 45µg Seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.436mg 0.114mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg 0.154mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.801mg 0.285mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg 0.262mg Seed
Lysine 0.97mg 0.126mg Seed
Methionine 0.588mg mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg 0.307mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.14g 0g Thyme
Saturated Fat 3.33g 0.467g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 0.081g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 0.532g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seed Thyme
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
35
Seed
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
153
Thyme

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
99%
Seed
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
24%
Thyme
Fats
142%
Seed
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.863g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
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 richer in vitamins?
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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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/nutrients
  2. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/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.