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Cinnamon vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cinnamon and Tarragon

  • Cinnamon is higher in Manganese, and Fiber, however Tarragon is richer in Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Magnesium, Folate, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cinnamon's daily need coverage for Manganese is 413% higher.
  • Cinnamon has 7 times more Fiber than Tarragon. While Cinnamon has 53.1g of Fiber, Tarragon has only 7.4g.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, cinnamon, ground 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 less Sodium -83.9%
Contains more Calcium +13.7%
Contains more Iron +288.2%
Contains more Magnesium +478.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +389.1%
Contains more Potassium +600.7%
Contains more Zinc +113.1%
Contains more Copper +99.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains less Sodium -83.9%
Contains more Calcium +13.7%
Contains more Iron +288.2%
Contains more Magnesium +478.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +389.1%
Contains more Potassium +600.7%
Contains more Zinc +113.1%
Contains more Copper +99.7%

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 A +1323.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1040.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3165.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +571.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1425.3%
Contains more Folate +4466.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
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 A +1323.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1040.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3165.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +571.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1425.3%
Contains more Folate +4466.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 27.49g 42.82g Tarragon
Protein 3.99g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 1.24g 7.24g Tarragon
Carbs 80.59g 50.22g Cinnamon
Calories 247kcal 295kcal Tarragon
Starch g g
Fructose 1.11g g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.17g g Tarragon
Fiber 53.1g 7.4g Cinnamon
Calcium 1002mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 8.32mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 60mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 64mg 313mg Tarragon
Potassium 431mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 10mg 62mg Cinnamon
Zinc 1.83mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 0.339mg 0.677mg Tarragon
Vitamin A 295IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E 2.32mg mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.8mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.022mg 0.251mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 1.332mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.358mg mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 6µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.2µg µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.049mg mg Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136mg mg Cinnamon
Isoleucine 0.146mg mg Cinnamon
Leucine 0.253mg mg Cinnamon
Lysine 0.243mg mg Cinnamon
Methionine 0.078mg mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146mg mg Cinnamon
Valine 0.224mg mg Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117mg mg Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.345g 1.881g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246g 0.474g Tarragon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cinnamon 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
21
Cinnamon
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
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
24%
Cinnamon
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
50%
Tarragon
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.17g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.536g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.