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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains more Calcium +761.7%
Contains more Iron +551.1%
Contains more Magnesium +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Zinc +132.1%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains more Calcium +761.7%
Contains more Iron +551.1%
Contains more Magnesium +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Zinc +132.1%
Contains more Copper +17.3%

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

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.
Sun-dried tomato Thyme
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 10.45g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06g 5.56g Thyme
Fats 14.08g 1.68g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 24.45g Thyme
Calories 213kcal 101kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 5.8g 14g Thyme
Calcium 47mg 405mg Thyme
Iron 2.68mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 81mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 139mg 106mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 609mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 9mg Thyme
Zinc 0.78mg 1.81mg Thyme
Copper 0.473mg 0.555mg Thyme
Vitamin A 1286IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.048mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 1.824mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.409mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate 23µg 45µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.114mg Thyme
Threonine 0.128mg 0.154mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.121mg 0.285mg Thyme
Leucine 0.185mg 0.262mg Thyme
Lysine 0.186mg 0.126mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13mg 0.307mg Thyme
Histidine 0.077mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.467g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.081g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.532g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sun-dried tomato 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
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 food.
Protein
30%
Sun-dried tomato
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
24%
Thyme
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
8%
Thyme

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 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 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. 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.