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Thyme vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Thyme and Jalapeño different?

  • Jalapeño contains less Iron, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin C, Fiber, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A and Zinc than Thyme.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 215% more than Jalapeño.
  • Thyme has 34 times more Calcium than Jalapeño. Thyme has 405mg of Calcium, while Jalapeño has 12mg.

Thyme, fresh and Peppers, jalapeno, raw types were 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
Thyme
7
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Contains more Iron +6880%
Contains more Calcium +3275%
Contains more Potassium +145.6%
Contains more Magnesium +966.7%
Contains more Copper +1106.5%
Contains more Zinc +1192.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +6880%
Contains more Calcium +3275%
Contains more Potassium +145.6%
Contains more Magnesium +966.7%
Contains more Copper +1106.5%
Contains more Zinc +1192.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +35%
Contains more Vitamin A +340.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +572.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.8%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 534% 286% 0% 0% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 0% 0% 34%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
Contains more Vitamin C +35%
Contains more Vitamin A +340.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +572.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.8%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.4%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
93
Thyme
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
10
Jalapeño

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 the food
Protein
33%
Thyme
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
8%
Thyme
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Thyme Jalapeño
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (difference - 4.12g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.375g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Thyme Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 101 29 Thyme
Protein 5.56 0.91 Thyme
Fats 1.68 0.37 Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1 118.6 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 6.5 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 17.45 0.25 Thyme
Calcium 405 12 Thyme
Potassium 609 248 Thyme
Magnesium 160 15 Thyme
Sugars 4.12 Thyme
Fiber 14 2.8 Thyme
Copper 0.555 0.046 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 0.14 Thyme
Starch
Phosphorus 106 26 Thyme
Sodium 9 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 4751 1078 Thyme
Vitamin E 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.04 Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.07 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 1.28 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 0.315 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 45 27 Thyme
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.467 0.092 Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 0.029 Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 0.112 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 Thyme
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine 0.307 Thyme
Histidine
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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 of 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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.