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Thyme vs Mustard Greens - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Thyme and Mustard Greens different?

  • Thyme has more Iron, Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE than Mustard Greens.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Thyme is 198% higher.
  • Thyme contains 7 times more Zinc than Mustard Greens. While Thyme contains 1.81mg of Zinc, Mustard Greens contain only 0.25mg.

Thyme, fresh and Mustard greens, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +252.2%
Contains more Iron +964%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.8%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains less Sodium -55%
Contains more Zinc +624%
Contains more Copper +236.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 35% 62% 23% 25% 34% 3% 7% 56%
Contains more Calcium +252.2%
Contains more Iron +964%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.8%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains less Sodium -55%
Contains more Zinc +624%
Contains more Copper +236.4%

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 A +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +128.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.3%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
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 182% 41% 0% 234% 20% 26% 15% 13% 42% 9% 0% 644%
Contains more Vitamin A +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +128.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.3%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Mustard Greens Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 1.47g Thyme
Protein 5.56g 2.86g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 0.42g Thyme
Carbs 24.45g 4.67g Thyme
Calories 101kcal 27kcal Thyme
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.32g Thyme
Fiber 14g 3.2g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 115mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 1.64mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 32mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 58mg Thyme
Potassium 609mg 384mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 20mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 0.25mg Thyme
Copper 0.555mg 0.165mg Thyme
Vitamin A 4751IU 3024IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 2.01mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 160.1mg 70mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.08mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.11mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 0.8mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.21mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.18mg Thyme
Folate 45µg 12µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 257.5µg Mustard Greens
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 0.01g Mustard Greens
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 0.092g Mustard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 0.038g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Thyme Mustard Greens
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
102
Mustard Greens
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
30
Mustard Greens

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
17%
Mustard Greens
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
5%
Mustard Greens
Fats
8%
Thyme
2%
Mustard Greens

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.457g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Mustard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169256/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.