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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 Iron +962.5%
Contains more Calcium +519%
Contains more Potassium +762.9%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Zinc +81.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.9%
Contains more Copper +51.7%
Contains less Sodium -74.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 114% 56% 31% 131% 343% 59% 92% 3%
Contains more Iron +962.5%
Contains more Calcium +519%
Contains more Potassium +762.9%
Contains more Magnesium +89.6%
Contains more Zinc +81.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.9%
Contains more Copper +51.7%
Contains less Sodium -74.2%

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 C +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +4017.6%
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 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 10% 7% 0% 0% 87% 14% 25% 0% 37% 0% 0% 57%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +4017.6%
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 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 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

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Tarragon Nutmeg
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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