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Thyme vs Chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Thyme and Chocolate

  • Thyme has more Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, and Manganese, while Chocolate has more Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Thyme's daily need coverage for Iron is 118% higher.
  • Chocolate contains 119 times less Vitamin A RAE than Thyme. Thyme contains 238µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Chocolate contains 2µg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Thyme is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Thyme, fresh and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids.

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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 +623.2%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.3%
Contains more Zinc +11%
Contains more Copper +85.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 146
Equal in Potassium - 559
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Contains more Calcium +623.2%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.3%
Contains more Zinc +11%
Contains more Copper +85.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 146
Equal in Potassium - 559

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +9402%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +842%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +9402%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +842%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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 Chocolate
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 54.17g Chocolate
Protein 5.56g 4.88g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 31.28g Chocolate
Carbs 24.45g 61.17g Chocolate
Calories 101kcal 546kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Chocolate
Sugar g 47.9g Thyme
Fiber 14g 7g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 56mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 8.02mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 146mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 206mg Chocolate
Potassium 609mg 559mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 24mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 2.01mg Chocolate
Copper 0.555mg 1.028mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 4751IU 50IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 0.54mg Chocolate
Vitamin D 0IU IU Thyme
Vitamin D 0µg µg Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1mg mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.025mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.05mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 0.725mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.297mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.042mg Thyme
Folate 45µg µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.23µg Chocolate
Vitamin K µg 8.1µg Chocolate
Tryptophan 0.114mg mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285mg mg Thyme
Leucine 0.262mg mg Thyme
Lysine 0.126mg mg Thyme
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine 0.307mg mg Thyme
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 8mg Thyme
Trans Fat 0g 0.112g Thyme
Saturated Fat 0.467g 18.519g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 9.54g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 1.092g Chocolate

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Thyme Chocolate
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
10
Chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
120
Chocolate

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
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
61%
Chocolate
Fats
8%
Thyme
144%
Chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.052g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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.

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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.