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Thyme vs. Corn grain — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Thyme and Corn grain

  • Thyme has more Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B2, however, Corn grain is higher in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 184% more than Corn grain.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Thyme, fresh and Corn grain, yellow.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +5685.7%
Contains more Iron +543.9%
Contains more Magnesium +26%
Contains more Potassium +112.2%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Copper +76.8%
Contains more Manganese +254.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.1%
Contains more Zinc +22.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185% 225% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 102% 91% 90% 26% 5% 61% 105% 64% 85%
Contains more Calcium +5685.7%
Contains more Iron +543.9%
Contains more Magnesium +26%
Contains more Potassium +112.2%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Copper +76.8%
Contains more Manganese +254.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.1%
Contains more Zinc +22.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +2120.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +134.3%
Contains more Folate +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +702.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.424
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 10% 0% 0% 97% 47% 69% 26% 144% 15% 0% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2120.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +134.3%
Contains more Folate +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +702.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.424

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +527.9%
Contains more Other +164.5%
Contains more Protein +69.4%
Contains more Fats +182.1%
Contains more Carbs +203.7%
6% 2% 24% 65% 3%
Protein: 5.56 g
Fats: 1.68 g
Carbs: 24.45 g
Water: 65.11 g
Other: 3.2 g
9% 5% 74% 10%
Protein: 9.42 g
Fats: 4.74 g
Carbs: 74.26 g
Water: 10.37 g
Other: 1.21 g
Contains more Water +527.9%
Contains more Other +164.5%
Contains more Protein +69.4%
Contains more Fats +182.1%
Contains more Carbs +203.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -30%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1444.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +306.6%
43% 8% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.467 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.081 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.532 g
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.667 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.251 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.163 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -30%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1444.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +306.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Thyme Corn grain
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Corn grain Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 66.96g Corn grain
Protein 5.56g 9.42g Corn grain
Fats 1.68g 4.74g Corn grain
Carbs 24.45g 74.26g Corn grain
Calories 101kcal 365kcal Corn grain
Sugar 0.64g Thyme
Fiber 14g 7.3g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 7mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 2.71mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 127mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 210mg Corn grain
Potassium 609mg 287mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 35mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 2.21mg Corn grain
Copper 0.555mg 0.314mg Thyme
Manganese 1.719mg 0.485mg Thyme
Selenium 15.5µg Corn grain
Vitamin A 4751IU 214IU Thyme
Vitamin A RAE 238µg 11µg Thyme
Vitamin E 0.49mg Corn grain
Vitamin C 160.1mg 0mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.385mg Corn grain
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.201mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 3.627mg Corn grain
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.424mg Corn grain
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.622mg Corn grain
Folate 45µg 19µg Thyme
Vitamin K 0.3µg Corn grain
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.067mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg 0.354mg Corn grain
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.337mg Corn grain
Leucine 0.262mg 1.155mg Corn grain
Lysine 0.126mg 0.265mg Corn grain
Methionine 0.197mg Corn grain
Phenylalanine 0.463mg Corn grain
Valine 0.307mg 0.477mg Corn grain
Histidine 0.287mg Corn grain
Saturated Fat 0.467g 0.667g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 1.251g Corn grain
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 2.163g Corn grain

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Thyme Corn grain
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
86%
Thyme
32%
Corn grain
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
145%
Thyme
63%
Corn grain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Corn grain
Corn grain is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/nutrients
  2. Corn grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170288/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.