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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
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%

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 Bell pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 101kcal 20kcal Thyme
Protein 5.56g 0.86g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 0.17g Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1mg 80.4mg Thyme
Net carbs 10.45g 2.94g Thyme
Carbs 24.45g 4.64g Thyme
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 17.45mg 0.34mg Thyme
Calcium 405mg 10mg Thyme
Potassium 609mg 175mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 10mg Thyme
Sugar g 2.4g Thyme
Fiber 14g 1.7g Thyme
Copper 0.555mg 0.066mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 0.13mg Thyme
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Phosphorus 106mg 20mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 3mg Bell pepper
Vitamin A 4751IU 370IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.057mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.028mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 0.48mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.099mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.224mg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 7.4µg Bell pepper
Folate 45µg 10µg Thyme
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.467g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 0.008g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 0.062g Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.012mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg 0.036mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.024mg Thyme
Leucine 0.262mg 0.036mg Thyme
Lysine 0.126mg 0.039mg Thyme
Methionine mg 0.007mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.307mg 0.036mg Thyme
Histidine mg 0.01mg Bell pepper
Fructose g 1.12g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
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 food.
Protein
33%
Thyme
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
8%
Thyme
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.