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Tarragon vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Tarragon and Sesame

  • Tarragon has more Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Potassium, however Sesame has more Copper, Vitamin C, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Sesame is 378% higher.
  • Sesame has 6 times less Potassium than Tarragon. Tarragon has 3020mg of Potassium, while Sesame has 468mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, tarragon, dried and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, 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 Calcium +16.8%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains more Potassium +545.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +101%
Contains less Sodium -82.3%
Contains more Zinc +98.7%
Contains more Copper +503%
Equal in Magnesium - 351
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Contains more Calcium +16.8%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains more Potassium +545.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +101%
Contains less Sodium -82.3%
Contains more Zinc +98.7%
Contains more Copper +503%
Equal in Magnesium - 351

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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Sesame
Contains more Vitamin A +46566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +442.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.1%
Contains more Folate +182.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +215.1%
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 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +46566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +442.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.1%
Contains more Folate +182.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +215.1%

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 Sesame
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 Sesame Opinion
Net carbs 42.82g 11.65g Tarragon
Protein 22.77g 17.73g Tarragon
Fats 7.24g 49.67g Sesame
Carbs 50.22g 23.45g Tarragon
Calories 295kcal 573kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.3g Tarragon
Fiber 7.4g 11.8g Sesame
Calcium 1139mg 975mg Tarragon
Iron 32.3mg 14.55mg Tarragon
Magnesium 347mg 351mg Sesame
Phosphorus 313mg 629mg Sesame
Potassium 3020mg 468mg Tarragon
Sodium 62mg 11mg Sesame
Zinc 3.9mg 7.75mg Sesame
Copper 0.677mg 4.082mg Sesame
Vitamin A 4200IU 9IU Tarragon
Vitamin E mg 0.25mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 50mg 0mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 0.791mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.247mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 4.515mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg 0.05mg Sesame
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 0.79mg Tarragon
Folate 274µg 97µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Sesame
Tryptophan mg 0.388mg Sesame
Threonine mg 0.736mg Sesame
Isoleucine mg 0.763mg Sesame
Leucine mg 1.358mg Sesame
Lysine mg 0.569mg Sesame
Methionine mg 0.586mg Sesame
Phenylalanine mg 0.94mg Sesame
Valine mg 0.99mg Sesame
Histidine mg 0.522mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Sesame
Saturated Fat 1.881g 6.957g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g 18.759g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g 21.773g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tarragon Sesame
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
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
23%
Sesame
Fats
33%
Tarragon
229%
Sesame

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.076g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Sesame
Sesame is cheaper (difference - $2)
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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.