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Thyme vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Thyme and Cumin

  • Thyme has more Vitamin C, however Cumin is higher in Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Cumin covers your daily need of Iron 611% more than Thyme.
  • Thyme has 21 times more Vitamin C than Cumin. While Thyme has 160.1mg of Vitamin C, Cumin has only 7.7mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Thyme, fresh and Spices, cumin seed.

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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
Thyme
1
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7
Cumin
Contains less Sodium -94.6%
Contains more Calcium +129.9%
Contains more Iron +280.3%
Contains more Magnesium +128.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.8%
Contains more Potassium +193.6%
Contains more Zinc +165.2%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Contains less Sodium -94.6%
Contains more Calcium +129.9%
Contains more Iron +280.3%
Contains more Magnesium +128.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.8%
Contains more Potassium +193.6%
Contains more Zinc +165.2%
Contains more Copper +56.2%

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
5
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5
Cumin
Contains more Vitamin A +274.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1979.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
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 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +274.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1979.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 33.74g Cumin
Protein 5.56g 17.81g Cumin
Fats 1.68g 22.27g Cumin
Carbs 24.45g 44.24g Cumin
Calories 101kcal 375kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.25g Thyme
Fiber 14g 10.5g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 931mg Cumin
Iron 17.45mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 160mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 106mg 499mg Cumin
Potassium 609mg 1788mg Cumin
Sodium 9mg 168mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 4.8mg Cumin
Copper 0.555mg 0.867mg Cumin
Vitamin A 4751IU 1270IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 160.1mg 7.7mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.327mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 4.579mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.409mg mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.435mg Cumin
Folate 45µg 10µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 5.4µg Cumin
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 g Cumin
Saturated Fat 0.467g 1.535g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 3.279g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Thyme Cumin
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
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
480
Cumin

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
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
44%
Cumin
Fats
8%
Thyme
103%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 159mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.068g)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.