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Sunflower seed vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Sunflower seed and Tarragon?

  • Sunflower seed is higher in Copper, Vitamin B1, and Selenium, yet Tarragon is higher in Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Vitamin C.
  • Tarragon's daily need coverage for Iron is 338% more.
  • Sunflower seed has 12 times more Selenium than Tarragon. While Sunflower seed has 53µg of Selenium, Tarragon has only 4.4µg.

We used Seeds, sunflower seed kernels, dried and Spices, tarragon, dried types in this article.

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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 +110.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Zinc +28.2%
Contains more Copper +165.9%
Contains more Calcium +1360.3%
Contains more Iron +515.2%
Contains more Potassium +368.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 197% 233% 283% 57% 2% 137% 600%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Zinc +28.2%
Contains more Copper +165.9%
Contains more Calcium +1360.3%
Contains more Iron +515.2%
Contains more Potassium +368.2%
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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +489.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +8300%
Contains more Vitamin C +3471.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +277.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Folate +20.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.95
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 704% 0% 5% 370% 82% 157% 68% 311% 171% 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 +489.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +8300%
Contains more Vitamin C +3471.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +277.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Folate +20.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.95

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.
Sunflower seed 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 Sunflower seed Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 11.4g 42.82g Tarragon
Protein 20.78g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 51.46g 7.24g Sunflower seed
Carbs 20g 50.22g Tarragon
Calories 584kcal 295kcal Sunflower seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.62g g Tarragon
Fiber 8.6g 7.4g Sunflower seed
Calcium 78mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 5.25mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 325mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 660mg 313mg Sunflower seed
Potassium 645mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 9mg 62mg Sunflower seed
Zinc 5mg 3.9mg Sunflower seed
Copper 1.8mg 0.677mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin A 50IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E 35.17mg mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.4mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 1.48mg 0.251mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 0.355mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.335mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 1.13mg mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1.345mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 227µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Sunflower seed
Tryptophan 0.348mg mg Sunflower seed
Threonine 0.928mg mg Sunflower seed
Isoleucine 1.139mg mg Sunflower seed
Leucine 1.659mg mg Sunflower seed
Lysine 0.937mg mg Sunflower seed
Methionine 0.494mg mg Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine 1.169mg mg Sunflower seed
Valine 1.315mg mg Sunflower seed
Histidine 0.632mg mg Sunflower seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Sunflower seed
Saturated Fat 4.455g 1.881g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 18.528g 0.474g Sunflower seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.137g 3.698g Sunflower seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sunflower seed 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
156
Sunflower seed
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
191
Sunflower seed
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
125%
Sunflower seed
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
20%
Sunflower seed
50%
Tarragon
Fats
238%
Sunflower seed
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.574g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is cheaper (difference - $4.4)
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. Sunflower seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170562/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.