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Sun-dried tomato vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Sun-dried tomato and Thyme

  • Sun-dried tomato is higher in Potassium, Vitamin B1 and Vitamin B3, yet Thyme is higher in Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin A and Magnesium.
  • Thyme covers your daily Iron needs 185% more than Sun-dried tomato.
  • Sun-dried tomato contains 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Thyme. While Sun-dried tomato contains 0.193mg of Vitamin B1, Thyme contains only 0.048mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained 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
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6
Thyme
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains more Iron +551.1%
Contains more Calcium +761.7%
Contains more Magnesium +97.5%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Contains more Zinc +132.1%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 101% 15% 139% 58% 158% 22% 60% 35%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains more Iron +551.1%
Contains more Calcium +761.7%
Contains more Magnesium +97.5%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Contains more Zinc +132.1%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%

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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Thyme
Contains more Vitamin B1 +302.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +269.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23%
Contains more Folate +95.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.348
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 340% 78% 0% 0% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 0% 0% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 534% 286% 0% 0% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 0% 0% 34%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +302.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +269.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23%
Contains more Folate +95.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.348

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
62
Sun-dried tomato
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
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 the food
Protein
30%
Sun-dried tomato
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
24%
Thyme
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Sun-dried tomato Thyme
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Sun-dried tomato Thyme
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 257mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.426g)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Thyme Opinion
Calories 213 101 Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06 5.56 Thyme
Fats 14.08 1.68 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin C 101.8 160.1 Thyme
Carbs 23.33 24.45 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.68 17.45 Thyme
Calcium 47 405 Thyme
Potassium 1565 609 Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81 160 Thyme
Sugars
Fiber 5.8 14 Thyme
Copper 0.473 0.555 Thyme
Zinc 0.78 1.81 Thyme
Starch
Phosphorus 139 106 Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266 9 Thyme
Vitamin A 1286 4751 Thyme
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.193 0.048 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383 0.471 Thyme
Vitamin B3 3.63 1.824 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479 0.409 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319 0.348 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 23 45 Thyme
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.893 0.467 Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663 0.081 Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06 0.532 Sun-dried tomato
Tryptophan 0.037 0.114 Thyme
Threonine 0.128 0.154 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.121 0.285 Thyme
Leucine 0.185 0.262 Thyme
Lysine 0.186 0.126 Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044 Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131 Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13 0.307 Thyme
Histidine 0.077 Sun-dried tomato
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/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.