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Sugar substitute vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sugar substitute and Thyme different?

  • Sugar substitute has more Calcium, however Thyme is richer in Iron, Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 216% more than Sugar substitute.
  • Sugar substitute has 64 times more Sodium than Thyme. Sugar substitute has 572mg of Sodium, while Thyme has 9mg.

Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown and Thyme, fresh types were used 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 Calcium +117%
Contains more Iron +10806.3%
Contains more Potassium +1461.5%
Contains more Magnesium +2566.7%
Contains more Copper +7828.6%
Contains more Zinc +4425%
Contains more Phosphorus +1225%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 264% 4% 5% 3% 2% 4% 75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Contains more Calcium +117%
Contains more Iron +10806.3%
Contains more Potassium +1461.5%
Contains more Magnesium +2566.7%
Contains more Copper +7828.6%
Contains more Zinc +4425%
Contains more Phosphorus +1225%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%

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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10
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3040%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +411.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2220%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 4% 0% 5% 4% 0% 0% 0%
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 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3040%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +411.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2220%

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.
Sugar substitute Thyme
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sugar substitute Thyme Opinion
Calories 347kcal 101kcal Sugar substitute
Protein 2.06g 5.56g Thyme
Fats 0g 1.68g Thyme
Vitamin C mg 160.1mg Thyme
Net carbs 84.17g 10.45g Sugar substitute
Carbs 84.77g 24.45g Sugar substitute
Cholesterol mg 0mg Sugar substitute
Vitamin D IU 0IU Thyme
Iron 0.16mg 17.45mg Thyme
Calcium 879mg 405mg Sugar substitute
Potassium 39mg 609mg Thyme
Magnesium 6mg 160mg Thyme
Sugar 4.03g g Thyme
Fiber 0.6g 14g Thyme
Copper 0.007mg 0.555mg Thyme
Zinc 0.04mg 1.81mg Thyme
Starch 3.52g g Sugar substitute
Phosphorus 8mg 106mg Thyme
Sodium 572mg 9mg Thyme
Vitamin A IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D µg 0µg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.048mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 mg 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.08mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.015mg 0.348mg Thyme
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Thyme
Vitamin K µg µg
Folate µg 45µg Thyme
Trans Fat g 0g Sugar substitute
Saturated Fat g 0.467g Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.081g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.532g Thyme
Tryptophan mg 0.114mg Thyme
Threonine mg 0.154mg Thyme
Isoleucine mg 0.285mg Thyme
Leucine mg 0.262mg Thyme
Lysine mg 0.126mg Thyme
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg 0.307mg Thyme
Histidine mg mg
Fructose 0g g Sugar substitute

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sugar substitute Thyme
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
1
Sugar substitute
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
45
Sugar substitute
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
12%
Sugar substitute
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
85%
Sugar substitute
24%
Thyme
Fats
0%
Sugar substitute
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 563mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.467g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is cheaper (difference - $2.2)

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. Sugar substitute - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170675/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.