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Tarragon vs Buckwheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tarragon and Buckwheat different?

  • Tarragon is higher in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Folate, and Magnesium, however Buckwheat is richer in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Tarragon is 376% higher.
  • Tarragon contains 63 times more Calcium than Buckwheat. While Tarragon contains 1139mg of Calcium, Buckwheat contains only 18mg.

Spices, tarragon, dried and Buckwheat are the varieties 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 +6227.8%
Contains more Iron +1368.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50.2%
Contains more Potassium +556.5%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Copper +62.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 83% 166% 149% 41% 1% 66% 367%
Contains more Calcium +6227.8%
Contains more Iron +1368.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50.2%
Contains more Potassium +556.5%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Copper +62.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +215.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1047.6%
Contains more Folate +813.3%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 26% 99% 132% 74% 49% 23% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +215.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1047.6%
Contains more Folate +813.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tarragon Buckwheat Opinion
Net carbs 42.82g 61.5g Buckwheat
Protein 22.77g 13.25g Tarragon
Fats 7.24g 3.4g Tarragon
Carbs 50.22g 71.5g Buckwheat
Calories 295kcal 343kcal Buckwheat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 7.4g 10g Buckwheat
Calcium 1139mg 18mg Tarragon
Iron 32.3mg 2.2mg Tarragon
Magnesium 347mg 231mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 313mg 347mg Buckwheat
Potassium 3020mg 460mg Tarragon
Sodium 62mg 1mg Buckwheat
Zinc 3.9mg 2.4mg Tarragon
Copper 0.677mg 1.1mg Buckwheat
Vitamin A 4200IU 0IU Tarragon
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 50mg 0mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 0.101mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.425mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 7.02mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg 1.233mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 0.21mg Tarragon
Folate 274µg 30µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.192mg Buckwheat
Threonine mg 0.506mg Buckwheat
Isoleucine mg 0.498mg Buckwheat
Leucine mg 0.832mg Buckwheat
Lysine mg 0.672mg Buckwheat
Methionine mg 0.172mg Buckwheat
Phenylalanine mg 0.52mg Buckwheat
Valine mg 0.678mg Buckwheat
Histidine mg 0.309mg Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Buckwheat
Saturated Fat 1.881g 0.741g Buckwheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g 1.04g Buckwheat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g 1.039g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tarragon Buckwheat
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
143
Tarragon
33
Buckwheat
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
109
Buckwheat

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
137%
Tarragon
80%
Buckwheat
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
72%
Buckwheat
Fats
33%
Tarragon
16%
Buckwheat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.14g)
Which food is cheaper?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
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)

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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/nutrients
  2. Buckwheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170286/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.