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Tarragon vs Marjoram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Tarragon and Marjoram

  • Tarragon has more Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Vitamin B3, however Marjoram has more Iron, Fiber, Calcium, Copper, and Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Marjoram is 630% higher.
  • Marjoram has 4 times less Vitamin B2 than Tarragon. Tarragon has 1.339mg of Vitamin B2, while Marjoram has 0.316mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, tarragon, dried and Spices, marjoram, dried.

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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 Potassium +98.4%
Contains less Sodium -19.5%
Contains more Iron +156.1%
Contains more Calcium +74.7%
Contains more Copper +67.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 346
Equal in Zinc - 3.6
Equal in Phosphorus - 306
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3102% 597% 135% 248% 378% 99% 132% 11%
Contains more Potassium +98.4%
Contains less Sodium -19.5%
Contains more Iron +156.1%
Contains more Calcium +74.7%
Contains more Copper +67.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 346
Equal in Zinc - 3.6
Equal in Phosphorus - 306

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 B2 +323.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 51.4
Equal in Folate - 274
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 172% 485% 34% 0% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 0% 1555% 206%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +323.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 51.4
Equal in Folate - 274

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
246
Marjoram
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
587
Marjoram

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
76%
Marjoram
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
61%
Marjoram
Fats
33%
Tarragon
32%
Marjoram

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 Marjoram
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

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Tarragon Marjoram
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.352g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tarragon Marjoram Opinion
Calories 295 271 Tarragon
Protein 22.77 12.66 Tarragon
Fats 7.24 7.04 Tarragon
Vitamin C 50 51.4 Marjoram
Carbs 50.22 60.56 Marjoram
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 32.3 82.71 Marjoram
Calcium 1139 1990 Marjoram
Potassium 3020 1522 Tarragon
Magnesium 347 346 Tarragon
Sugar 4.09 Tarragon
Fiber 7.4 40.3 Marjoram
Copper 0.677 1.133 Marjoram
Zinc 3.9 3.6 Tarragon
Starch
Phosphorus 313 306 Tarragon
Sodium 62 77 Tarragon
Vitamin A 4200 8068 Marjoram
Vitamin E 1.69 Marjoram
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.251 0.289 Marjoram
Vitamin B2 1.339 0.316 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95 4.12 Tarragon
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 2.41 1.19 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 621.7 Marjoram
Folate 274 274
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.881 0.529 Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474 0.94 Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698 4.405 Marjoram
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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 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. Marjoram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170928/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

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