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

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 A +662.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
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 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 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Contains more Vitamin A +662.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
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%

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 Broccoli
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 4.04g Thyme
Protein 5.56g 2.82g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 0.37g Thyme
Carbs 24.45g 6.64g Thyme
Calories 101kcal 34kcal Thyme
Starch g 0g Broccoli
Fructose g 0.68g Broccoli
Sugar g 1.7g Thyme
Fiber 14g 2.6g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 47mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 0.73mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 21mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 66mg Thyme
Potassium 609mg 316mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 33mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 0.41mg Thyme
Copper 0.555mg 0.049mg Thyme
Vitamin A 4751IU 623IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 0.78mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 160.1mg 89.2mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.071mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.117mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 0.639mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.573mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.175mg Thyme
Folate 45µg 63µg Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 101.6µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.033mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg 0.088mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.079mg Thyme
Leucine 0.262mg 0.129mg Thyme
Lysine 0.126mg 0.135mg Broccoli
Methionine mg 0.038mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Valine 0.307mg 0.125mg Thyme
Histidine mg 0.059mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.467g 0.039g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 0.011g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 0.038g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Broccoli
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
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 food.
Protein
33%
Thyme
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
7%
Broccoli
Fats
8%
Thyme
2%
Broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (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?
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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. 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.