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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" charts 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 Magnesium +2566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +1225%
Contains more Potassium +1461.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Zinc +4425%
Contains more Copper +7828.6%
Contains more Manganese +7713.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 264% 6% 5% 4% 4% 75% 2% 3% 3% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185% 225% 0%
Contains more Calcium +117%
Contains more Iron +10806.3%
Contains more Magnesium +2566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +1225%
Contains more Potassium +1461.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Zinc +4425%
Contains more Copper +7828.6%
Contains more Manganese +7713.6%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3040%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +411.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2220%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 4% 0% 5% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3040%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +411.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2220%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +246.7%
Contains more Other +25.9%
Contains more Protein +169.9%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +612.4%
2% 85% 9% 4%
Protein: 2.06 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 84.77 g
Water: 9.14 g
Other: 4.03 g
6% 2% 24% 65% 3%
Protein: 5.56 g
Fats: 1.68 g
Carbs: 24.45 g
Water: 65.11 g
Other: 3.2 g
Contains more Carbs +246.7%
Contains more Other +25.9%
Contains more Protein +169.9%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +612.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
Net carbs 84.17g 10.45g Sugar substitute
Protein 2.06g 5.56g Thyme
Fats 0g 1.68g Thyme
Carbs 84.77g 24.45g Sugar substitute
Calories 347kcal 101kcal Sugar substitute
Starch 3.52g Sugar substitute
Sugar 4.03g Thyme
Fiber 0.6g 14g Thyme
Calcium 879mg 405mg Sugar substitute
Iron 0.16mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium 6mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 8mg 106mg Thyme
Potassium 39mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 572mg 9mg Thyme
Zinc 0.04mg 1.81mg Thyme
Copper 0.007mg 0.555mg Thyme
Manganese 0.022mg 1.719mg Thyme
Vitamin A 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin A RAE 238µg Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.048mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.08mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.015mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate 45µg Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285mg Thyme
Leucine 0.262mg Thyme
Lysine 0.126mg Thyme
Valine 0.307mg Thyme
Saturated Fat 0.467g Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sugar substitute Thyme
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
1%
Sugar substitute
86%
Thyme
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Sugar substitute
145%
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.