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Tarragon vs Nutmeg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tarragon and Nutmeg?

  • Tarragon is richer in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin C, and Folate, yet Nutmeg is richer in Fiber.
  • Tarragon's daily need coverage for Iron is 366% higher.
  • Tarragon has 23 times more Vitamin B2 than Nutmeg. Tarragon has 1.339mg of Vitamin B2, while Nutmeg has 0.057mg.
  • Tarragon contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Spices, tarragon, dried and Spices, nutmeg, ground 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +519%
Contains more Iron +962.5%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.9%
Contains more Potassium +762.9%
Contains more Zinc +81.4%
Contains less Sodium -74.2%
Contains more Copper +51.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 56% 114% 131% 92% 31% 3% 59% 343%
Contains more Calcium +519%
Contains more Iron +962.5%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.9%
Contains more Potassium +762.9%
Contains more Zinc +81.4%
Contains less Sodium -74.2%
Contains more Copper +51.7%

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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Nutmeg
Contains more Vitamin A +4017.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +589%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1406.3%
Contains more Folate +260.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.8%
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 7% 0% 0% 10% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 57% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +4017.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +589%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1406.3%
Contains more Folate +260.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.8%

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 Nutmeg
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tarragon Nutmeg Opinion
Net carbs 42.82g 28.49g Tarragon
Protein 22.77g 5.84g Tarragon
Fats 7.24g 36.31g Nutmeg
Carbs 50.22g 49.29g Tarragon
Calories 295kcal 525kcal Nutmeg
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.99g Tarragon
Fiber 7.4g 20.8g Nutmeg
Calcium 1139mg 184mg Tarragon
Iron 32.3mg 3.04mg Tarragon
Magnesium 347mg 183mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 313mg 213mg Tarragon
Potassium 3020mg 350mg Tarragon
Sodium 62mg 16mg Nutmeg
Zinc 3.9mg 2.15mg Tarragon
Copper 0.677mg 1.027mg Nutmeg
Vitamin A 4200IU 102IU Tarragon
Vitamin E mg 0mg Nutmeg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 50mg 3mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 0.346mg Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.057mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 1.299mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 0.16mg Tarragon
Folate 274µg 76µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Nutmeg
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 g Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 1.881g 25.94g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g 3.22g Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g 0.35g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tarragon Nutmeg
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
20
Nutmeg
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
103
Nutmeg

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
35%
Nutmeg
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
49%
Nutmeg
Fats
33%
Tarragon
168%
Nutmeg

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 24.059g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($6)
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. Nutmeg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171326/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.