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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, 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 than Thyme. Thyme contains 238µg of Vitamin A, 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 Iron +117.6%
Contains more Calcium +623.2%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Copper +85.2%
Contains more Zinc +11%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.3%
Equal in Potassium - 559
Equal in Magnesium - 146
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 301% 17% 50% 105% 343% 55% 89% 4%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains more Calcium +623.2%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Copper +85.2%
Contains more Zinc +11%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.3%
Equal in Potassium - 559
Equal in Magnesium - 146

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 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% 3% 11% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 29% 21% 0%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar 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

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Thyme Chocolate
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 - 8mg)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Chocolate Opinion
Calories 101 546 Chocolate
Protein 5.56 4.88 Thyme
Fats 1.68 31.28 Chocolate
Vitamin C 160.1 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 61.17 Chocolate
Cholesterol 0 8 Thyme
Vitamin D 0 Thyme
Iron 17.45 8.02 Thyme
Calcium 405 56 Thyme
Potassium 609 559 Thyme
Magnesium 160 146 Thyme
Sugar 47.9 Thyme
Fiber 14 7 Thyme
Copper 0.555 1.028 Chocolate
Zinc 1.81 2.01 Chocolate
Starch
Phosphorus 106 206 Chocolate
Sodium 9 24 Thyme
Vitamin A 4751 50 Thyme
Vitamin E 0.54 Chocolate
Vitamin D 0 Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.025 Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.05 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 0.725 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 0.297 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.042 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0.23 Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1 Chocolate
Folate 45 Thyme
Trans Fat 0 0.112 Thyme
Saturated Fat 0.467 18.519 Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 9.54 Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 1.092 Chocolate
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 0 Chocolate

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.