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Thyme vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Thyme and Mozzarella?

  • Thyme is richer in Iron, Copper, Magnesium and Vitamin B6, while Mozzarella is higher in Vitamin C, Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B12 and Calcium.
  • Thyme's daily need coverage for Iron is 215% higher.
  • Mozzarella has 21 times less Copper than Thyme. Thyme has 0.555mg of Copper, while Mozzarella has 0.027mg.
  • Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Thyme, fresh and Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium types in this comparison.

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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
5
:
Contains more Iron +6880%
Contains more Potassium +541.1%
Contains more Magnesium +515.4%
Contains more Copper +1955.6%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Contains more Calcium +80.5%
Contains more Zinc +72.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +394.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 220% 9% 19% 9% 86% 225% 3%
Contains more Iron +6880%
Contains more Potassium +541.1%
Contains more Magnesium +515.4%
Contains more Copper +1955.6%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Contains more Calcium +80.5%
Contains more Zinc +72.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +394.3%

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
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +819%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1420%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +335%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 0% 32% 3% 9% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 115% 5% 7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +819%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1420%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +335%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
23
Mozzarella
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
72
Mozzarella

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
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
8%
Thyme
79%
Mozzarella

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 Mozzarella
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Mozzarella
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 1.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.4g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Mozzarella Opinion
Calories 101 280 Mozzarella
Protein 5.56 27.5 Mozzarella
Fats 1.68 17.1 Mozzarella
Vitamin C 160.1 0 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 3.1 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 54 Thyme
Vitamin D 0 13 Mozzarella
Iron 17.45 0.25 Thyme
Calcium 405 731 Mozzarella
Potassium 609 95 Thyme
Magnesium 160 26 Thyme
Sugars 1.23 Thyme
Fiber 14 0 Thyme
Copper 0.555 0.027 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 3.13 Mozzarella
Starch
Phosphorus 106 524 Mozzarella
Sodium 9 16 Thyme
Vitamin A 4751 517 Thyme
Vitamin E 0.15 Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0 0.3 Mozzarella
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.02 Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.34 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 0.12 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.08 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0.92 Mozzarella
Vitamin K 1.8 Mozzarella
Folate 45 9 Thyme
Trans Fat 0 Mozzarella
Saturated Fat 0.467 10.867 Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 4.844 Mozzarella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 0.509 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 Thyme
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine 0.307 Thyme
Histidine
Fructose

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. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.