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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" chart 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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
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%

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
6
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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 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 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 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%

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 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
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar g 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
Vitamin A 4751IU 754IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 0.88mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 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 mg 0.032mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine mg 0.098mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.307mg 0.155mg Thyme
Histidine mg 0.076mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
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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Thyme Brussels sprout
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
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
23
Brussels sprout

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
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
8%
Thyme
1%
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

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. 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.