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Tarragon vs Sunflower seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Tarragon and Sunflower seed?

  • Tarragon is higher in Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Vitamin C, yet Sunflower seed is higher in Copper, Vitamin B1, and Selenium.
  • Tarragon's daily need coverage for Iron is 338% more.
  • Tarragon has 36 times more Vitamin C than Sunflower seed. While Tarragon has 50mg of Vitamin C, Sunflower seed has only 1.4mg.

We used Spices, tarragon, dried and Seeds, sunflower seed kernels, dried types in this article.

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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 +1360.3%
Contains more Iron +515.2%
Contains more Potassium +368.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Zinc +28.2%
Contains more Copper +165.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 325
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 197% 233% 283% 57% 2% 137% 600%
Contains more Calcium +1360.3%
Contains more Iron +515.2%
Contains more Potassium +368.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Zinc +28.2%
Contains more Copper +165.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 325

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 A +8300%
Contains more Vitamin C +3471.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +277.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Folate +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +489.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.335
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 3% 704% 0% 5% 370% 82% 157% 68% 311% 171% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +8300%
Contains more Vitamin C +3471.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +277.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Folate +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +489.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.335

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 Sunflower seed
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 Sunflower seed Opinion
Net carbs 42.82g 11.4g Tarragon
Protein 22.77g 20.78g Tarragon
Fats 7.24g 51.46g Sunflower seed
Carbs 50.22g 20g Tarragon
Calories 295kcal 584kcal Sunflower seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.62g Tarragon
Fiber 7.4g 8.6g Sunflower seed
Calcium 1139mg 78mg Tarragon
Iron 32.3mg 5.25mg Tarragon
Magnesium 347mg 325mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 313mg 660mg Sunflower seed
Potassium 3020mg 645mg Tarragon
Sodium 62mg 9mg Sunflower seed
Zinc 3.9mg 5mg Sunflower seed
Copper 0.677mg 1.8mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin A 4200IU 50IU Tarragon
Vitamin E mg 35.17mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 50mg 1.4mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 1.48mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.355mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 8.335mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg 1.13mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 1.345mg Tarragon
Folate 274µg 227µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Sunflower seed
Tryptophan mg 0.348mg Sunflower seed
Threonine mg 0.928mg Sunflower seed
Isoleucine mg 1.139mg Sunflower seed
Leucine mg 1.659mg Sunflower seed
Lysine mg 0.937mg Sunflower seed
Methionine mg 0.494mg Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine mg 1.169mg Sunflower seed
Valine mg 1.315mg Sunflower seed
Histidine mg 0.632mg Sunflower seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Sunflower seed
Saturated Fat 1.881g 4.455g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g 18.528g Sunflower seed
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g 23.137g Sunflower seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tarragon Sunflower seed
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
156
Sunflower seed
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
191
Sunflower seed

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
125%
Sunflower seed
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
20%
Sunflower seed
Fats
33%
Tarragon
238%
Sunflower seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.574g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is cheaper (difference - $4.4)
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. Sunflower seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170562/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.