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Thyme vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Thyme and Black pepper different?

  • Thyme is higher in Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B2, however Black pepper is richer in Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Black pepper is 480% higher.
  • Thyme contains 10000000 times more Vitamin C than Black pepper. While Thyme contains 160.1mg of Vitamin C, Black pepper contains only 0mg.

Thyme, fresh and Spices, pepper, black are the varieties 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
Contains more Iron +79.7%
Contains less Sodium -55%
Contains more Zinc +52.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.1%
Contains more Potassium +118.2%
Contains more Copper +139.6%
Equal in Calcium - 443
Equal in Magnesium - 171
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Contains more Iron +79.7%
Contains less Sodium -55%
Contains more Zinc +52.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.1%
Contains more Potassium +118.2%
Contains more Copper +139.6%
Equal in Calcium - 443
Equal in Magnesium - 171

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +768.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Folate +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +242.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 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 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
Contains more Vitamin A +768.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Folate +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +242.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Black pepper Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 38.65g Black pepper
Protein 5.56g 10.39g Black pepper
Fats 1.68g 3.26g Black pepper
Carbs 24.45g 63.95g Black pepper
Calories 101kcal 251kcal Black pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.23g Black pepper
Sugar g 0.64g Thyme
Fiber 14g 25.3g Black pepper
Calcium 405mg 443mg Black pepper
Iron 17.45mg 9.71mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 171mg Black pepper
Phosphorus 106mg 158mg Black pepper
Potassium 609mg 1329mg Black pepper
Sodium 9mg 20mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 1.19mg Thyme
Copper 0.555mg 1.33mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 4751IU 547IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 1.04mg Black pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 160.1mg 0mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.108mg Black pepper
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.18mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 1.143mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 1.399mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.291mg Thyme
Folate 45µg 17µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 163.7µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.058mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg 0.244mg Black pepper
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.366mg Black pepper
Leucine 0.262mg 1.014mg Black pepper
Lysine 0.126mg 0.244mg Black pepper
Methionine mg 0.096mg Black pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.446mg Black pepper
Valine 0.307mg 0.547mg Black pepper
Histidine mg 0.159mg Black pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.467g 1.392g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 0.739g Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 0.998g Black pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Thyme Black 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
93
Thyme
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
160
Black 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
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
64%
Black pepper
Fats
8%
Thyme
15%
Black pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.925g)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in minerals
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. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/nutrients
  2. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.