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Thyme vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Thyme and Sesame

  • Thyme has more Vitamin C, and Iron, however Sesame has more Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Calcium, Zinc, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 392% more.
  • Thyme has 10000000 times more Vitamin C than Sesame. Thyme has 160.1mg of Vitamin C, while Sesame has 0mg.
  • Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Thyme, fresh and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried.

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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
3
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5
Sesame
Contains more Iron +19.9%
Contains more Potassium +30.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Contains more Calcium +140.7%
Contains more Magnesium +119.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +493.4%
Contains more Zinc +328.2%
Contains more Copper +635.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Contains more Iron +19.9%
Contains more Potassium +30.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Contains more Calcium +140.7%
Contains more Magnesium +119.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +493.4%
Contains more Zinc +328.2%
Contains more Copper +635.5%

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
4
:
6
Sesame
Contains more Vitamin A +52688.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +718%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1547.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127%
Contains more Folate +115.6%
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 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +52688.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +718%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1547.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127%
Contains more Folate +115.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Sesame Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 11.65g Sesame
Protein 5.56g 17.73g Sesame
Fats 1.68g 49.67g Sesame
Carbs 24.45g 23.45g Thyme
Calories 101kcal 573kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.3g Thyme
Fiber 14g 11.8g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 975mg Sesame
Iron 17.45mg 14.55mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 351mg Sesame
Phosphorus 106mg 629mg Sesame
Potassium 609mg 468mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 11mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 7.75mg Sesame
Copper 0.555mg 4.082mg Sesame
Vitamin A 4751IU 9IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 0.25mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 160.1mg 0mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.791mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.247mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 4.515mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.05mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.79mg Sesame
Folate 45µg 97µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Sesame
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.388mg Sesame
Threonine 0.154mg 0.736mg Sesame
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.763mg Sesame
Leucine 0.262mg 1.358mg Sesame
Lysine 0.126mg 0.569mg Sesame
Methionine mg 0.586mg Sesame
Phenylalanine mg 0.94mg Sesame
Valine 0.307mg 0.99mg Sesame
Histidine mg 0.522mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Sesame
Saturated Fat 0.467g 6.957g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 18.759g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 21.773g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Thyme Sesame
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
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
23%
Sesame
Fats
8%
Thyme
229%
Sesame

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.49g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame 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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.