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Flax vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Flax and Tarragon

  • Flax is higher in Vitamin B1, Fiber, and Copper, however Tarragon is richer in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Potassium, and Vitamin C.
  • Tarragon's daily need coverage for Iron is 332% higher.
  • Flax has 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Tarragon. While Flax has 1.644mg of Vitamin B1, Tarragon has only 0.251mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Seeds, flaxseed 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
Flax
5
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Contains more Magnesium +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.1%
Contains less Sodium -51.6%
Contains more Zinc +11.3%
Contains more Copper +80.2%
Contains more Calcium +346.7%
Contains more Iron +463.7%
Contains more Potassium +271.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 77% 215% 280% 276% 72% 4% 119% 407%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains more Magnesium +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.1%
Contains less Sodium -51.6%
Contains more Zinc +11.3%
Contains more Copper +80.2%
Contains more Calcium +346.7%
Contains more Iron +463.7%
Contains more Potassium +271.5%

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
Flax
4
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +555%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +8233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +731.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +190.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +409.5%
Contains more Folate +214.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 7% 0% 2% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 66% 0% 11%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +555%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +8233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +731.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +190.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +409.5%
Contains more Folate +214.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flax Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 1.58g 42.82g Tarragon
Protein 18.29g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 42.16g 7.24g Flax
Carbs 28.88g 50.22g Tarragon
Calories 534kcal 295kcal Flax
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Flax
Sugar 1.55g g Tarragon
Fiber 27.3g 7.4g Flax
Calcium 255mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 5.73mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 392mg 347mg Flax
Phosphorus 642mg 313mg Flax
Potassium 813mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 30mg 62mg Flax
Zinc 4.34mg 3.9mg Flax
Copper 1.22mg 0.677mg Flax
Vitamin A 0IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E 0.31mg mg Flax
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.6mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 1.644mg 0.251mg Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 3.08mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.985mg mg Flax
Vitamin B6 0.473mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 87µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.3µg µg Flax
Tryptophan 0.297mg mg Flax
Threonine 0.766mg mg Flax
Isoleucine 0.896mg mg Flax
Leucine 1.235mg mg Flax
Lysine 0.862mg mg Flax
Methionine 0.37mg mg Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957mg mg Flax
Valine 1.072mg mg Flax
Histidine 0.472mg mg Flax
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663g 1.881g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527g 0.474g Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73g 3.698g Flax

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Flax Tarragon
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
63
Flax
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
181
Flax
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 food.
Protein
110%
Flax
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
50%
Tarragon
Fats
195%
Flax
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.782g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flax
Flax contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Flax
Flax is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
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. Flax - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169414/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.