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

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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Flax
Contains more Vitamin C +8233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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 2% 0% 7% 0% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 0% 11% 66%
Contains more Vitamin C +8233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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 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

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Tarragon Flax
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 - 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.