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Tarragon vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tarragon and Sardine different?

  • Tarragon is higher in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium and Folate, however Sardine is richer in Vitamin B12 and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Sardine is 373% higher.
  • Tarragon contains 74 times more Manganese than Sardine. While Tarragon contains 7.967mg of Manganese, Sardine contains only 0.108mg.

Spices, tarragon, dried and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone 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
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Contains more Iron +1006.2%
Contains more Calcium +198.2%
Contains more Potassium +660.7%
Contains more Magnesium +789.7%
Contains more Copper +264%
Contains more Zinc +197.7%
Contains less Sodium -79.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 110% 115% 36% 28% 62% 36% 210% 41%
Contains more Iron +1006.2%
Contains more Calcium +198.2%
Contains more Potassium +660.7%
Contains more Magnesium +789.7%
Contains more Copper +264%
Contains more Zinc +197.7%
Contains less Sodium -79.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.5%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3788.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +489.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1343.1%
Contains more Folate +2640%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 7% 41% 144% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 1118% 7% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3788.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +489.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1343.1%
Contains more Folate +2640%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
143
Tarragon
131
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
79
Sardine

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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
0%
Sardine
Fats
33%
Tarragon
53%
Sardine

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 Sardine
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tarragon Sardine
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 142mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sodium (difference - 245mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Tarragon
Tarragon is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.353g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Sardine Opinion
Calories 295 208 Tarragon
Protein 22.77 24.62 Sardine
Fats 7.24 11.45 Sardine
Vitamin C 50 0 Tarragon
Carbs 50.22 0 Tarragon
Cholesterol 0 142 Tarragon
Vitamin D 0 193 Sardine
Iron 32.3 2.92 Tarragon
Calcium 1139 382 Tarragon
Potassium 3020 397 Tarragon
Magnesium 347 39 Tarragon
Sugars 0 Tarragon
Fiber 7.4 0 Tarragon
Copper 0.677 0.186 Tarragon
Zinc 3.9 1.31 Tarragon
Starch
Phosphorus 313 490 Sardine
Sodium 62 307 Tarragon
Vitamin A 4200 108 Tarragon
Vitamin E 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 0 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.251 0.08 Tarragon
Vitamin B2 1.339 0.227 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95 5.245 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.642 Sardine
Vitamin B6 2.41 0.167 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 8.94 Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6 Sardine
Folate 274 10 Tarragon
Trans Fat 0 Sardine
Saturated Fat 1.881 1.528 Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474 3.869 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698 5.148 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276 Sardine
Threonine 1.079 Sardine
Isoleucine 1.134 Sardine
Leucine 2.001 Sardine
Lysine 2.26 Sardine
Methionine 0.729 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961 Sardine
Valine 1.268 Sardine
Histidine 0.725 Sardine
Fructose

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 of 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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.