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Tarragon vs. Caraway spice — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tarragon and Caraway spice?

  • Tarragon is richer in Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Folate, Potassium, Calcium, and Vitamin B3, yet Caraway spice is richer in Fiber, and Phosphorus.
  • Tarragon's daily need coverage for Manganese is 290% higher.
  • Tarragon has 27 times more Folate than Caraway spice. Tarragon has 274µg of Folate, while Caraway spice has 10µg.

We used Spices, tarragon, dried and Spices, caraway seed types in this 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +65.3%
Contains more Iron +99%
Contains more Magnesium +34.5%
Contains more Potassium +123.5%
Contains more Manganese +512.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.5%
Contains less Sodium -72.6%
Contains more Zinc +41%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Selenium +175%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226% 1040% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 207% 609% 185% 244% 120% 3% 150% 304% 170% 66%
Contains more Calcium +65.3%
Contains more Iron +99%
Contains more Magnesium +34.5%
Contains more Potassium +123.5%
Contains more Manganese +512.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.5%
Contains less Sodium -72.6%
Contains more Zinc +41%
Contains more Copper +34.4%
Contains more Selenium +175%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +1057%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +569.4%
Contains more Folate +2640%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 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 22% 50% 0% 70% 96% 88% 68% 0% 84% 8% 0% 14% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1057%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +569.4%
Contains more Folate +2640%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +15.2%
Contains more Other +104.9%
Contains more Fats +101.5%
Contains more Water +27.5%
Equal in Carbs - 49.9
23% 7% 50% 8% 12%
Protein: 22.77 g
Fats: 7.24 g
Carbs: 50.22 g
Water: 7.74 g
Other: 12.03 g
20% 15% 50% 10% 6%
Protein: 19.77 g
Fats: 14.59 g
Carbs: 49.9 g
Water: 9.87 g
Other: 5.87 g
Contains more Protein +15.2%
Contains more Other +104.9%
Contains more Fats +101.5%
Contains more Water +27.5%
Equal in Carbs - 49.9

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +13%
Contains less Saturated Fat -67%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1403.2%
31% 8% 61%
Saturated Fat: 1.881 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.474 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.698 g
6% 65% 30%
Saturated Fat: 0.62 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.125 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.272 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +13%
Contains less Saturated Fat -67%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1403.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tarragon Caraway spice
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tarragon Caraway spice Opinion
Net carbs 42.82g 11.9g Tarragon
Protein 22.77g 19.77g Tarragon
Fats 7.24g 14.59g Caraway spice
Carbs 50.22g 49.9g Tarragon
Calories 295kcal 333kcal Caraway spice
Sugar 0.64g Tarragon
Fiber 7.4g 38g Caraway spice
Calcium 1139mg 689mg Tarragon
Iron 32.3mg 16.23mg Tarragon
Magnesium 347mg 258mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 313mg 568mg Caraway spice
Potassium 3020mg 1351mg Tarragon
Sodium 62mg 17mg Caraway spice
Zinc 3.9mg 5.5mg Caraway spice
Copper 0.677mg 0.91mg Caraway spice
Manganese 7.967mg 1.3mg Tarragon
Selenium 4.4µg 12.1µg Caraway spice
Vitamin A 4200IU 363IU Tarragon
Vitamin A RAE 210µg 18µg Tarragon
Vitamin E 2.5mg Caraway spice
Vitamin C 50mg 21mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 0.383mg Caraway spice
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.379mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 3.606mg Tarragon
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 0.36mg Tarragon
Folate 274µg 10µg Tarragon
Choline 24.7mg Caraway spice
Tryptophan 0.244mg Caraway spice
Threonine 0.756mg Caraway spice
Isoleucine 0.826mg Caraway spice
Leucine 1.218mg Caraway spice
Lysine 1.031mg Caraway spice
Methionine 0.361mg Caraway spice
Phenylalanine 0.867mg Caraway spice
Valine 1.037mg Caraway spice
Histidine 0.55mg Caraway spice
Saturated Fat 1.881g 0.62g Caraway spice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g 7.125g Caraway spice
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g 3.272g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tarragon Caraway spice
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
132%
Tarragon
38%
Caraway spice
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
360%
Tarragon
205%
Caraway spice

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.261g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Caraway spice
Caraway spice is cheaper (difference - $6)
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

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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/nutrients
  2. Caraway spice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170918/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.