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Thyme vs. Bulgur — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Thyme and Bulgur

  • Bulgur has less Iron, Vitamin C, Copper, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6.
  • Thyme's daily need coverage for Iron is 206% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Thyme, fresh and Bulgur, cooked.

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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.
Thyme
8
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2
Bulgur
Contains more Calcium +3950%
Contains more Iron +1717.7%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +165%
Contains more Potassium +795.6%
Contains more Zinc +217.5%
Contains more Copper +640%
Contains more Manganese +182.3%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
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 3% 36% 23% 18% 6% 1% 16% 25% 80% 4%
Contains more Calcium +3950%
Contains more Iron +1717.7%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +165%
Contains more Potassium +795.6%
Contains more Zinc +217.5%
Contains more Copper +640%
Contains more Manganese +182.3%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%

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
7
:
4
Bulgur
Contains more Vitamin A +237450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1582.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%
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 1% 1% 0% 0% 15% 7% 19% 21% 20% 14% 0% 4% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +237450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1582.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Thyme
4
:
1
Bulgur
Contains more Protein +80.5%
Contains more Fats +600%
Contains more Carbs +31.6%
Contains more Other +841.2%
Contains more Water +19.4%
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% 19% 78%
Protein: 3.08 g
Fats: 0.24 g
Carbs: 18.58 g
Water: 77.76 g
Other: 0.34 g
Contains more Protein +80.5%
Contains more Fats +600%
Contains more Carbs +31.6%
Contains more Other +841.2%
Contains more Water +19.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Thyme
2
:
1
Bulgur
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +161.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +442.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91%
43% 8% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.467 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.081 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.532 g
25% 18% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.042 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.031 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.098 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +161.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +442.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Thyme Bulgur
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Bulgur Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 14.08g Bulgur
Protein 5.56g 3.08g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 0.24g Thyme
Carbs 24.45g 18.58g Thyme
Calories 101kcal 83kcal Thyme
Sugar 0.1g Thyme
Fiber 14g 4.5g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 10mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 0.96mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 32mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 40mg Thyme
Potassium 609mg 68mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 5mg Bulgur
Zinc 1.81mg 0.57mg Thyme
Copper 0.555mg 0.075mg Thyme
Manganese 1.719mg 0.609mg Thyme
Selenium 0.6µg Bulgur
Vitamin A 4751IU 2IU Thyme
Vitamin A RAE 238µg 0µg Thyme
Vitamin E 0.01mg Bulgur
Vitamin C 160.1mg 0mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.057mg Bulgur
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.028mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 1mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.344mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.083mg Thyme
Folate 45µg 18µg Thyme
Choline 6.9mg Bulgur
Vitamin K 0.5µg Bulgur
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.048mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg 0.089mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.114mg Thyme
Leucine 0.262mg 0.208mg Thyme
Lysine 0.126mg 0.085mg Thyme
Methionine 0.048mg Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.145mg Bulgur
Valine 0.307mg 0.139mg Thyme
Histidine 0.071mg Bulgur
Saturated Fat 0.467g 0.042g Bulgur
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 0.031g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 0.098g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Bulgur
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
8%
Bulgur
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
145%
Thyme
21%
Bulgur

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bulgur
Bulgur contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.425g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bulgur
Bulgur is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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. Bulgur - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170287/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.