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Thyme vs Scallion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Thyme and Scallion

  • The amount of Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE in Thyme is higher than in Scallion.
  • Thyme covers your daily Iron needs 200% more than Scallion.
  • Scallion has 11 times less Manganese than Thyme. Thyme has 1.719mg of Manganese, while Scallion has 0.16mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Thyme, fresh and Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), 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
Thyme
8
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Contains more Calcium +462.5%
Contains more Iron +1079.1%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +186.5%
Contains more Potassium +120.7%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Contains more Zinc +364.1%
Contains more Copper +568.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 56% 15% 16% 25% 3% 11% 28%
Contains more Calcium +462.5%
Contains more Iron +1079.1%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +186.5%
Contains more Potassium +120.7%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Contains more Zinc +364.1%
Contains more Copper +568.7%

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +376.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +751.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +488.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +445.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +470.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.6%
Contains more Folate +42.2%
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 60% 11% 0% 63% 14% 19% 10% 5% 15% 48% 0% 518%
Contains more Vitamin A +376.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +751.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +488.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +445.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +470.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.6%
Contains more Folate +42.2%

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 Scallion
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 Scallion Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 4.74g Thyme
Protein 5.56g 1.83g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 0.19g Thyme
Carbs 24.45g 7.34g Thyme
Calories 101kcal 32kcal Thyme
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.33g Thyme
Fiber 14g 2.6g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 72mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 1.48mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 20mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 37mg Thyme
Potassium 609mg 276mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 16mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 0.39mg Thyme
Copper 0.555mg 0.083mg Thyme
Vitamin A 4751IU 997IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 0.55mg Scallion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 160.1mg 18.8mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.055mg Scallion
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.08mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 0.525mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.075mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.061mg Thyme
Folate 45µg 64µg Scallion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 207µg Scallion
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.02mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg 0.072mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.077mg Thyme
Leucine 0.262mg 0.109mg Thyme
Lysine 0.126mg 0.091mg Thyme
Methionine mg 0.02mg Scallion
Phenylalanine mg 0.059mg Scallion
Valine 0.307mg 0.081mg Thyme
Histidine mg 0.032mg Scallion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.467g 0.032g Scallion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 0.027g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 0.074g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Thyme Scallion
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
63
Scallion
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
21
Scallion

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
11%
Scallion
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
7%
Scallion
Fats
8%
Thyme
1%
Scallion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.435g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Scallion
Scallion is cheaper (difference - $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. Scallion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170005/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.