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Thyme vs. Brussels sprout — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Thyme and Brussels sprout?

  • The amount of Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc in Thyme is higher than in Brussels sprout.
  • Thyme's daily need coverage for Iron is 201% more.
  • Brussels sprout contains 10 times less Calcium than Thyme. Thyme contains 405mg of Calcium, while Brussels sprout contains 42mg.

We used Thyme, fresh and Brussels sprouts, raw types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +864.3%
Contains more Iron +1146.4%
Contains more Magnesium +595.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.6%
Contains more Potassium +56.6%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Contains more Zinc +331%
Contains more Copper +692.9%
Contains more Manganese +410.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185% 225% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24% 44% 9%
Contains more Calcium +864.3%
Contains more Iron +1146.4%
Contains more Magnesium +595.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.6%
Contains more Potassium +56.6%
Contains less Sodium -64%
Contains more Zinc +331%
Contains more Copper +692.9%
Contains more Manganese +410.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +530.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +423.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +189.6%
Contains more Folate +35.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 11% 443%
Contains more Vitamin A +530.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +423.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +189.6%
Contains more Folate +35.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +64.5%
Contains more Fats +460%
Contains more Carbs +173.2%
Contains more Other +133.6%
Contains more Water +32.1%
6% 2% 24% 65% 3%
Protein: 5.56 g
Fats: 1.68 g
Carbs: 24.45 g
Water: 65.11 g
Other: 3.2 g
3% 9% 86%
Protein: 3.38 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 8.95 g
Water: 86 g
Other: 1.37 g
Contains more Protein +64.5%
Contains more Fats +460%
Contains more Carbs +173.2%
Contains more Other +133.6%
Contains more Water +32.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +252.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +28659.4%
43% 8% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.467 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.081 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.532 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 153 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +252.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +28659.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Thyme Brussels sprout
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Brussels sprout Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 5.15g Thyme
Protein 5.56g 3.38g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 0.3g Thyme
Carbs 24.45g 8.95g Thyme
Calories 101kcal 43kcal Thyme
Fructose 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g Thyme
Fiber 14g 3.8g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 42mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 1.4mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 23mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 69mg Thyme
Potassium 609mg 389mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 25mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 0.42mg Thyme
Copper 0.555mg 0.07mg Thyme
Manganese 1.719mg 0.337mg Thyme
Selenium 1.6µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 4751IU 754IU Thyme
Vitamin A RAE 238µg 38µg Thyme
Vitamin E 0.88mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 160.1mg 85mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.139mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.09mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 0.745mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.309mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.219mg Thyme
Folate 45µg 61µg Brussels sprout
Choline 19.1mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin K 177µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.037mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg 0.12mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.132mg Thyme
Leucine 0.262mg 0.152mg Thyme
Lysine 0.126mg 0.154mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.307mg 0.155mg Thyme
Histidine 0.076mg Brussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.467g 0.062g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 0.023g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 153g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Thyme Brussels sprout
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
86%
Thyme
76%
Brussels sprout
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
145%
Thyme
24%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.405g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/nutrients
  2. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.