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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
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 +∞%

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 Sardine
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tarragon Sardine Opinion
Calories 295kcal 208kcal Tarragon
Protein 22.77g 24.62g Sardine
Fats 7.24g 11.45g Sardine
Vitamin C 50mg 0mg Tarragon
Net carbs 42.82g 0g Tarragon
Carbs 50.22g 0g Tarragon
Cholesterol 0mg 142mg Tarragon
Vitamin D 0IU 193IU Sardine
Iron 32.3mg 2.92mg Tarragon
Calcium 1139mg 382mg Tarragon
Potassium 3020mg 397mg Tarragon
Magnesium 347mg 39mg Tarragon
Sugar g 0g Tarragon
Fiber 7.4g 0g Tarragon
Copper 0.677mg 0.186mg Tarragon
Zinc 3.9mg 1.31mg Tarragon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 313mg 490mg Sardine
Sodium 62mg 307mg Tarragon
Vitamin A 4200IU 108IU Tarragon
Vitamin E mg 2.04mg Sardine
Vitamin D 0µg 4.8µg Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 0.08mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.227mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 5.245mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg 0.642mg Sardine
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 0.167mg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 8.94µg Sardine
Vitamin K µg 2.6µg Sardine
Folate 274µg 10µg Tarragon
Trans Fat 0g g Sardine
Saturated Fat 1.881g 1.528g Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g 3.869g Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g 5.148g Sardine
Tryptophan mg 0.276mg Sardine
Threonine mg 1.079mg Sardine
Isoleucine mg 1.134mg Sardine
Leucine mg 2.001mg Sardine
Lysine mg 2.26mg Sardine
Methionine mg 0.729mg Sardine
Phenylalanine mg 0.961mg Sardine
Valine mg 1.268mg Sardine
Histidine mg 0.725mg Sardine
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
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 food.
Protein
137%
Tarragon
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
0%
Sardine
Fats
33%
Tarragon
53%
Sardine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 142mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (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 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

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. 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.