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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
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%

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 Jalapeño
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 101kcal 29kcal Thyme
Protein 5.56g 0.91g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 0.37g Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1mg 118.6mg Thyme
Net carbs 10.45g 3.7g Thyme
Carbs 24.45g 6.5g Thyme
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 17.45mg 0.25mg Thyme
Calcium 405mg 12mg Thyme
Potassium 609mg 248mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 15mg Thyme
Sugar g 4.12g Thyme
Fiber 14g 2.8g Thyme
Copper 0.555mg 0.046mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 0.14mg Thyme
Starch g g
Phosphorus 106mg 26mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 3mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 4751IU 1078IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.04mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.07mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 1.28mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.315mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Folate 45µg 27µg Thyme
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.467g 0.092g Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 0.029g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 0.112g Thyme
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
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.