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Thyme vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Thyme and Bell pepper

  • Bell pepper has less Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A and Zinc.
  • Thyme's daily need coverage for Iron is 214% more.
  • Thyme has 41 times more Calcium than Bell pepper. Thyme has 405mg of Calcium, while Bell pepper has 10mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Thyme, fresh and Peppers, sweet, green, raw.

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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
7
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Contains more Iron +5032.4%
Contains more Calcium +3950%
Contains more Potassium +248%
Contains more Magnesium +1500%
Contains more Copper +740.9%
Contains more Zinc +1292.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +430%
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 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +5032.4%
Contains more Calcium +3950%
Contains more Potassium +248%
Contains more Magnesium +1500%
Contains more Copper +740.9%
Contains more Zinc +1292.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +430%
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
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +99.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1184.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1582.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +313.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.4%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%
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 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +99.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1184.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1582.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +313.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.4%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
93
Thyme
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
9
Bell 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 the food
Protein
33%
Thyme
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
8%
Thyme
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Thyme Bell pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Bell pepper
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 richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 2.4g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.409g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Thyme Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 101 20 Thyme
Protein 5.56 0.86 Thyme
Fats 1.68 0.17 Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1 80.4 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 4.64 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 17.45 0.34 Thyme
Calcium 405 10 Thyme
Potassium 609 175 Thyme
Magnesium 160 10 Thyme
Sugars 2.4 Thyme
Fiber 14 1.7 Thyme
Copper 0.555 0.066 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 0.13 Thyme
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 106 20 Thyme
Sodium 9 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 4751 370 Thyme
Vitamin E 0.37 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.057 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.028 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 0.48 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 0.099 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.224 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 Bell pepper
Folate 45 10 Thyme
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.467 0.058 Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 0.008 Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 0.062 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 0.012 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 0.036 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 0.024 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 0.036 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 0.039 Thyme
Methionine 0.007 Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.307 0.036 Thyme
Histidine 0.01 Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12 Bell pepper

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 of 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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.