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Thyme vs Coriander - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Thyme and Coriander

  • Thyme is richer than Coriander in Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Thyme is 196% higher.
  • Thyme contains 6 times more Magnesium than Coriander. Thyme contains 160mg of Magnesium, while Coriander contains 26mg.

Food types used in this article are Thyme, fresh and Coriander (cilantro) leaves, raw.

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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 +504.5%
Contains more Iron +885.9%
Contains more Magnesium +515.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.4%
Contains more Zinc +262%
Contains more Copper +146.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 21% 67% 19% 21% 46% 6% 14% 75%
Contains more Calcium +504.5%
Contains more Iron +885.9%
Contains more Magnesium +515.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.4%
Contains more Zinc +262%
Contains more Copper +146.7%

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 C +493%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +133.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +42%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.4%
Contains more Folate +37.8%
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 405% 50% 0% 90% 17% 38% 21% 35% 35% 47% 0% 776%
Contains more Vitamin C +493%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +133.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +42%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.4%
Contains more Folate +37.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Coriander Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 0.87g Thyme
Protein 5.56g 2.13g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 0.52g Thyme
Carbs 24.45g 3.67g Thyme
Calories 101kcal 23kcal Thyme
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.87g Thyme
Fiber 14g 2.8g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 67mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 1.77mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 26mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 48mg Thyme
Potassium 609mg 521mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 46mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 0.5mg Thyme
Copper 0.555mg 0.225mg Thyme
Vitamin A 4751IU 6748IU Coriander
Vitamin E mg 2.5mg Coriander
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 160.1mg 27mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.067mg Coriander
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.162mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 1.114mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.57mg Coriander
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.149mg Thyme
Folate 45µg 62µg Coriander
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 310µg Coriander
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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.467g 0.014g Coriander
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 0.275g Coriander
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 0.04g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Thyme Coriander
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
126
Coriander
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
33
Coriander

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
13%
Coriander
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
4%
Coriander
Fats
8%
Thyme
2%
Coriander

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Coriander
Coriander is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.453g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Coriander
Coriander is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Coriander
Coriander 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

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. Coriander - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169997/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.