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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 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
Thyme
6
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Contains more Iron +551.1%
Contains more Calcium +761.7%
Contains more Magnesium +97.5%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Contains more Zinc +132.1%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 101% 15% 139% 58% 158% 22% 60% 35%
Contains more Iron +551.1%
Contains more Calcium +761.7%
Contains more Magnesium +97.5%
Contains more Copper +17.3%
Contains more Zinc +132.1%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.1%

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin C +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +269.4%
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 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 340% 78% 0% 0% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +269.4%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
33%
Thyme
30%
Sun-dried tomato
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
23%
Sun-dried tomato
Fats
8%
Thyme
65%
Sun-dried tomato

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme Sun-dried tomato
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 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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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