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Tarragon vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Tarragon and Cayenne pepper

  • Tarragon has more Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Folate, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Potassium, however Cayenne pepper is richer in Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber.
  • Tarragon's daily need coverage for Iron is 306% more.
  • Tarragon contains 8 times more Calcium than Cayenne pepper. Tarragon contains 1139mg of Calcium, while Cayenne pepper contains 148mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, tarragon, dried and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne.

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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 +669.6%
Contains more Iron +314.1%
Contains more Magnesium +128.3%
Contains more Potassium +50%
Contains more Zinc +57.3%
Contains more Copper +81.5%
Contains less Sodium -51.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 293
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains more Calcium +669.6%
Contains more Iron +314.1%
Contains more Magnesium +128.3%
Contains more Potassium +50%
Contains more Zinc +57.3%
Contains more Copper +81.5%
Contains less Sodium -51.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 293

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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Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.7%
Contains more Folate +158.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +890.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.701
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 2.45
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 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 201%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.7%
Contains more Folate +158.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +890.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.701
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 2.45

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tarragon Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 42.82g 29.43g Tarragon
Protein 22.77g 12.01g Tarragon
Fats 7.24g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 50.22g 56.63g Cayenne pepper
Calories 295kcal 318kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 10.34g Tarragon
Fiber 7.4g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 1139mg 148mg Tarragon
Iron 32.3mg 7.8mg Tarragon
Magnesium 347mg 152mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 313mg 293mg Tarragon
Potassium 3020mg 2014mg Tarragon
Sodium 62mg 30mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 3.9mg 2.48mg Tarragon
Copper 0.677mg 0.373mg Tarragon
Vitamin A 4200IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 50mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 0.328mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.919mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 8.701mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 274µg 106µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
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 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 1.881g 3.26g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

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Tarragon Cayenne pepper
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
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
118
Cayenne pepper

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
33%
Tarragon
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.379g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.