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Tarragon vs Flax - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Tarragon and Flax

  • Tarragon is higher in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Potassium, and Vitamin C, however Flax is richer in Vitamin B1, Fiber, and Copper.
  • Tarragon's daily need coverage for Iron is 332% higher.
  • Tarragon has 83 times more Vitamin C than Flax. While Tarragon has 50mg of Vitamin C, Flax has only 0.6mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, tarragon, dried and Seeds, flaxseed.

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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
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Flax
Contains more Calcium +346.7%
Contains more Iron +463.7%
Contains more Potassium +271.5%
Contains more Magnesium +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.1%
Contains less Sodium -51.6%
Contains more Zinc +11.3%
Contains more Copper +80.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 77% 215% 280% 276% 72% 4% 119% 407%
Contains more Calcium +346.7%
Contains more Iron +463.7%
Contains more Potassium +271.5%
Contains more Magnesium +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.1%
Contains less Sodium -51.6%
Contains more Zinc +11.3%
Contains more Copper +80.2%

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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Flax
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +8233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +731.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +190.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +409.5%
Contains more Folate +214.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +555%
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 0% 7% 0% 2% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 66% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +8233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +731.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +190.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +409.5%
Contains more Folate +214.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +555%

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 Flax
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Flax Opinion
Net carbs 42.82g 1.58g Tarragon
Protein 22.77g 18.29g Tarragon
Fats 7.24g 42.16g Flax
Carbs 50.22g 28.88g Tarragon
Calories 295kcal 534kcal Flax
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Flax
Sugar g 1.55g Tarragon
Fiber 7.4g 27.3g Flax
Calcium 1139mg 255mg Tarragon
Iron 32.3mg 5.73mg Tarragon
Magnesium 347mg 392mg Flax
Phosphorus 313mg 642mg Flax
Potassium 3020mg 813mg Tarragon
Sodium 62mg 30mg Flax
Zinc 3.9mg 4.34mg Flax
Copper 0.677mg 1.22mg Flax
Vitamin A 4200IU 0IU Tarragon
Vitamin E mg 0.31mg Flax
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 50mg 0.6mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 1.644mg Flax
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.161mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 3.08mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg 0.985mg Flax
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 0.473mg Tarragon
Folate 274µg 87µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 4.3µg Flax
Tryptophan mg 0.297mg Flax
Threonine mg 0.766mg Flax
Isoleucine mg 0.896mg Flax
Leucine mg 1.235mg Flax
Lysine mg 0.862mg Flax
Methionine mg 0.37mg Flax
Phenylalanine mg 0.957mg Flax
Valine mg 1.072mg Flax
Histidine mg 0.472mg Flax
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Flax
Saturated Fat 1.881g 3.663g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g 7.527g Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g 28.73g Flax

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Tarragon Flax
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
63
Flax
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
181
Flax

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
110%
Flax
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
29%
Flax
Fats
33%
Tarragon
195%
Flax

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.782g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flax
Flax contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Flax
Flax is cheaper (difference - $3)
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. Flax - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169414/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.