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Sesame vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Sesame and Tarragon

  • Sesame has more Copper, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1, however Tarragon has more Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Sesame is 378% higher.
  • Tarragon has 8 times less Selenium than Sesame. Sesame has 34.4µg of Selenium, while Tarragon has 4.4µg.

Food types used in this article are Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried 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
Contains more Phosphorus +101%
Contains less Sodium -82.3%
Contains more Zinc +98.7%
Contains more Copper +503%
Contains more Calcium +16.8%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains more Potassium +545.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains more Phosphorus +101%
Contains less Sodium -82.3%
Contains more Zinc +98.7%
Contains more Copper +503%
Contains more Calcium +16.8%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains more Potassium +545.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 347

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
Sesame
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +215.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +46566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +442.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.1%
Contains more Folate +182.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 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 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +215.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +46566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +442.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.1%
Contains more Folate +182.5%

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.
Sesame 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 Sesame Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 42.82g Tarragon
Protein 17.73g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 49.67g 7.24g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 50.22g Tarragon
Calories 573kcal 295kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.3g g Tarragon
Fiber 11.8g 7.4g Sesame
Calcium 975mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 14.55mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 351mg 347mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 313mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 11mg 62mg Sesame
Zinc 7.75mg 3.9mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 0.677mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E 0.25mg mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.251mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.05mg mg Sesame
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 97µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388mg mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg mg Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763mg mg Sesame
Leucine 1.358mg mg Sesame
Lysine 0.569mg mg Sesame
Methionine 0.586mg mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg mg Sesame
Valine 0.99mg mg Sesame
Histidine 0.522mg mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957g 1.881g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 0.474g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 3.698g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sesame 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
50
Sesame
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
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
106%
Sesame
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
50%
Tarragon
Fats
229%
Sesame
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.076g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Sesame
Sesame is cheaper (difference - $2)
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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.