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Thyme vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Thyme and Broccoli different?

  • Thyme has more Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A and Vitamin B6 than Broccoli.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Thyme is 209% higher.
  • Thyme contains 11 times more Copper than Broccoli. While Thyme contains 0.555mg of Copper, Broccoli contains only 0.049mg.

Thyme, fresh and Broccoli, raw 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
Thyme
8
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Contains more Iron +2290.4%
Contains more Calcium +761.7%
Contains more Potassium +92.7%
Contains more Magnesium +661.9%
Contains more Copper +1032.7%
Contains more Zinc +341.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.6%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Contains more Iron +2290.4%
Contains more Calcium +761.7%
Contains more Potassium +92.7%
Contains more Magnesium +661.9%
Contains more Copper +1032.7%
Contains more Zinc +341.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.6%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +662.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +302.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.1%
Contains more Folate +40%
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 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +662.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +302.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.1%
Contains more Folate +40%

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
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
18
Broccoli

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
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
7%
Broccoli
Fats
8%
Thyme
2%
Broccoli

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 Broccoli
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Broccoli
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 contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 1.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.428g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Broccoli Opinion
Calories 101 34 Thyme
Protein 5.56 2.82 Thyme
Fats 1.68 0.37 Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1 89.2 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 6.64 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 17.45 0.73 Thyme
Calcium 405 47 Thyme
Potassium 609 316 Thyme
Magnesium 160 21 Thyme
Sugars 1.7 Thyme
Fiber 14 2.6 Thyme
Copper 0.555 0.049 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 0.41 Thyme
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 106 66 Thyme
Sodium 9 33 Thyme
Vitamin A 4751 623 Thyme
Vitamin E 0.78 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.071 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.117 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 0.639 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 0.573 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.175 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 Broccoli
Folate 45 63 Broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.467 0.039 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 0.011 Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 0.038 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 0.033 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 0.088 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 0.079 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 0.129 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 0.135 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 Broccoli
Valine 0.307 0.125 Thyme
Histidine 0.059 Broccoli
Fructose 0.68 Broccoli

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.