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Tarragon vs Basil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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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Basil
Contains more Iron +918.9%
Contains more Calcium +543.5%
Contains more Potassium +923.7%
Contains more Magnesium +442.2%
Contains more Copper +75.8%
Contains more Zinc +381.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +458.9%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
Contains more Iron +918.9%
Contains more Calcium +543.5%
Contains more Potassium +923.7%
Contains more Magnesium +442.2%
Contains more Copper +75.8%
Contains more Zinc +381.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +458.9%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%

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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Basil
Contains more Vitamin C +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +638.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1661.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +892.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1454.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +638.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1661.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +892.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1454.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +25.6%

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
107
Tarragon
170
Basil
Mineral Summary Score
210
Tarragon
34
Basil

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
137%
Tarragon
19%
Basil
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
3%
Basil
Fats
33%
Tarragon
3%
Basil

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.
Tarragon Basil
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tarragon Basil
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sugars (difference - 0.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Basil
Basil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.84g)
Which food is cheaper?
Basil
Basil is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (70)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Tarragon Basil Opinion
Calories 295 23 Tarragon
Protein 22.77 3.15 Tarragon
Fats 7.24 0.64 Tarragon
Vitamin C 50 18 Tarragon
Carbs 50.22 2.65 Tarragon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 32.3 3.17 Tarragon
Calcium 1139 177 Tarragon
Potassium 3020 295 Tarragon
Magnesium 347 64 Tarragon
Sugars 0.3 Basil
Fiber 7.4 1.6 Tarragon
Copper 0.677 0.385 Tarragon
Zinc 3.9 0.81 Tarragon
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Phosphorus 313 56 Tarragon
Sodium 62 4 Basil
Vitamin A 4200 5275 Basil
Vitamin E 0.8 Basil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.251 0.034 Tarragon
Vitamin B2 1.339 0.076 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95 0.902 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.209 Basil
Vitamin B6 2.41 0.155 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 414.8 Basil
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.881 0.041 Basil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474 0.088 Tarragon
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698 0.389 Tarragon
Tryptophan 0.039 Basil
Threonine 0.104 Basil
Isoleucine 0.104 Basil
Leucine 0.191 Basil
Lysine 0.11 Basil
Methionine 0.036 Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13 Basil
Valine 0.127 Basil
Histidine 0.051 Basil
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.