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

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 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 485% 34% 0% 172% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 206% 0% 1555%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tarragon Marjoram Opinion
Net carbs 42.82g 20.26g Tarragon
Protein 22.77g 12.66g Tarragon
Fats 7.24g 7.04g Tarragon
Carbs 50.22g 60.56g Marjoram
Calories 295kcal 271kcal Tarragon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 4.09g Tarragon
Fiber 7.4g 40.3g Marjoram
Calcium 1139mg 1990mg Marjoram
Iron 32.3mg 82.71mg Marjoram
Magnesium 347mg 346mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 313mg 306mg Tarragon
Potassium 3020mg 1522mg Tarragon
Sodium 62mg 77mg Tarragon
Zinc 3.9mg 3.6mg Tarragon
Copper 0.677mg 1.133mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 4200IU 8068IU Marjoram
Vitamin E mg 1.69mg Marjoram
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 50mg 51.4mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 0.289mg Marjoram
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.316mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 4.12mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 1.19mg Tarragon
Folate 274µg 274µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 621.7µg Marjoram
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.881g 0.529g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g 0.94g Marjoram
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g 4.405g Marjoram

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Tarragon Marjoram
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
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

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.

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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.