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Thyme vs Arugula - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Thyme and Arugula different?

  • Arugula contains less Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A than Thyme.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 200% more than Arugula.
  • Thyme has 11 times more Vitamin C than Arugula. Thyme has 160.1mg of Vitamin C, while Arugula has 15mg.

Thyme, fresh and Arugula, raw types were used 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
Thyme
8
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Contains more Iron +1095.2%
Contains more Calcium +153.1%
Contains more Potassium +65%
Contains more Magnesium +240.4%
Contains more Copper +630.3%
Contains more Zinc +285.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 48% 33% 34% 26% 13% 23% 4%
Contains more Iron +1095.2%
Contains more Calcium +153.1%
Contains more Potassium +65%
Contains more Magnesium +240.4%
Contains more Copper +630.3%
Contains more Zinc +285.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
Thyme
6
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Contains more Vitamin C +967.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +100.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +447.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +498%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.7%
Contains more Folate +115.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.044
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.437
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 534% 286% 0% 0% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 0% 0% 34%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 143% 9% 0% 11% 20% 6% 27% 17% 0% 272% 73%
Contains more Vitamin C +967.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +100.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +447.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +498%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.7%
Contains more Folate +115.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.044
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.437

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
93
Thyme
52
Arugula
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
29
Arugula

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
33%
Thyme
15%
Arugula
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
4%
Arugula
Fats
8%
Thyme
3%
Arugula

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.
Thyme Arugula
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Thyme Arugula
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?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.05g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arugula
Arugula is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.381g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arugula
Arugula is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Arugula
Arugula is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Arugula Opinion
Calories 101 25 Thyme
Protein 5.56 2.58 Thyme
Fats 1.68 0.66 Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1 15 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 3.65 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 17.45 1.46 Thyme
Calcium 405 160 Thyme
Potassium 609 369 Thyme
Magnesium 160 47 Thyme
Sugar 2.05 Thyme
Fiber 14 1.6 Thyme
Copper 0.555 0.076 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 0.47 Thyme
Starch
Phosphorus 106 52 Thyme
Sodium 9 27 Thyme
Vitamin A 4751 2373 Thyme
Vitamin E 0.43 Arugula
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.044 Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.086 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 0.305 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 0.437 Arugula
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.073 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 108.6 Arugula
Folate 45 97 Arugula
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.467 0.086 Arugula
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 0.049 Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 0.319 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 Thyme
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine 0.307 Thyme
Histidine
Fructose

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. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/nutrients
  2. Arugula - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169387/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.