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Thyme vs Parmigiano-Reggiano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Thyme and Parmigiano-Reggiano

  • Thyme has more Iron, Manganese, and Copper, however Parmigiano-Reggiano is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Calcium, and Fiber.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 207% more than Parmigiano-Reggiano.
  • Thyme has 20 times more Manganese than Parmigiano-Reggiano. While Thyme has 1.719mg of Manganese, Parmigiano-Reggiano has only 0.085mg.
  • Thyme has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Thyme, fresh and Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat.

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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 Iron +1838.9%
Contains more Magnesium +321.1%
Contains more Potassium +387.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +133.2%
Contains more Calcium +173.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +587.7%
Contains more Zinc +113.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80%
Contains more Iron +1838.9%
Contains more Magnesium +321.1%
Contains more Potassium +387.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Copper +133.2%
Contains more Calcium +173.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +587.7%
Contains more Zinc +113.8%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +685.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +610.2%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.486
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 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +685.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +610.2%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.486

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 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Parmigiano-Reggiano Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 1.37g Thyme
Protein 5.56g 20g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 1.68g 20g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbs 24.45g 1.37g Thyme
Calories 101kcal 265kcal Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Thyme
Fiber 14g 0g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 1109mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 17.45mg 0.9mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 38mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 729mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 609mg 125mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 1529mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 3.87mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Copper 0.555mg 0.238mg Thyme
Vitamin A 4751IU 605IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 0.17mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 0IU 15IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 0µg 0.4µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 160.1mg 0mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.029mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.486mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 0.114mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.325mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.049mg Thyme
Folate 45µg 10µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 2.26µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K µg 1.7µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.24mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 0.154mg 1.519mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 0.285mg 1.2mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 0.262mg 2.983mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 0.126mg 2.459mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine mg 0.369mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine mg 1.604mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 0.307mg 1.498mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine mg 0.752mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 0mg 88mg Thyme
Trans Fat 0g g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Saturated Fat 0.467g 13.317g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 6.098g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 0.462g Thyme

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Thyme Parmigiano-Reggiano
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
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano

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
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats
8%
Thyme
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 1520mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.85g)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/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.