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Thyme vs Sun-dried tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Thyme and Sun-dried tomato

  • Thyme is higher in Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin A RAE, and Magnesium, yet Sun-dried tomato is higher in Potassium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Thyme covers your daily Iron needs 185% more than Sun-dried tomato.
  • Thyme contains 9 times more Calcium than Sun-dried tomato. While Thyme contains 405mg of Calcium, Sun-dried tomato contains only 47mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Thyme, fresh and Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained.

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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 +761.7%
Contains more Iron +551.1%
Contains more Magnesium +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Zinc +132.1%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Contains more Calcium +761.7%
Contains more Iron +551.1%
Contains more Magnesium +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Zinc +132.1%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Contains more Potassium +157%

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 +269.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23%
Contains more Folate +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +302.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.319
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 78% 0% 0% 340% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +269.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23%
Contains more Folate +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +302.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.319

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 Sun-dried tomato
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Sun-dried tomato Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 17.53g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.56g 5.06g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 14.08g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 24.45g 23.33g Thyme
Calories 101kcal 213kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 14g 5.8g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 47mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 2.68mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 81mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 139mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 609mg 1565mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 9mg 266mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 0.78mg Thyme
Copper 0.555mg 0.473mg Thyme
Vitamin A 4751IU 1286IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 160.1mg 101.8mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.193mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.383mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 3.63mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.479mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.319mg Thyme
Folate 45µg 23µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.037mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg 0.128mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.121mg Thyme
Leucine 0.262mg 0.185mg Thyme
Lysine 0.126mg 0.186mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine mg 0.044mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine mg 0.131mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.307mg 0.13mg Thyme
Histidine mg 0.077mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.467g 1.893g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 8.663g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 2.06g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Thyme Sun-dried tomato
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
62
Sun-dried tomato
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
73
Sun-dried tomato

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
30%
Sun-dried tomato
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
23%
Sun-dried tomato
Fats
8%
Thyme
65%
Sun-dried tomato

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 257mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.426g)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/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.