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Thyme vs. Triticale — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Thyme and Triticale different?

  • Thyme has more Iron, Vitamin C, Calcium, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6, however, Triticale is richer in Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5.
  • Thyme covers your daily need of Iron 186% more than Triticale.

Thyme, fresh and Triticale 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +994.6%
Contains more Iron +579%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +83.4%
Contains more Copper +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.7%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Zinc +90.6%
Contains more Manganese +86.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 122% 654% 114% 45% 54% 1.2% 49% 185% 224% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 96% 93% 153% 29% 0.65% 94% 152% 419% 0%
Contains more Calcium +994.6%
Contains more Iron +579%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +83.4%
Contains more Copper +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.7%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Zinc +90.6%
Contains more Manganese +86.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +251.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +223.5%
Contains more Folate +62.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 285% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 34% 25% 80% 34% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 18% 0% 0% 104% 31% 27% 79% 32% 55% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +251.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +223.5%
Contains more Folate +62.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +519.5%
Contains more Other +44.1%
Contains more Protein +134.7%
Contains more Fats +24.4%
Contains more Carbs +195%
6% 2% 24% 65% 3%
Protein: 5.56 g
Fats: 1.68 g
Carbs: 24.45 g
Water: 65.11 g
Other: 3.2 g
13% 2% 72% 11% 2%
Protein: 13.05 g
Fats: 2.09 g
Carbs: 72.13 g
Water: 10.51 g
Other: 2.22 g
Contains more Water +519.5%
Contains more Other +44.1%
Contains more Protein +134.7%
Contains more Fats +24.4%
Contains more Carbs +195%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +160.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +71.6%
43% 8% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.467 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.081 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.532 g
25% 14% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.366 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.211 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.913 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +160.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +71.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Thyme Triticale
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Triticale Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 72.13g Triticale
Protein 5.56g 13.05g Triticale
Fats 1.68g 2.09g Triticale
Carbs 24.45g 72.13g Triticale
Calories 101kcal 336kcal Triticale
Fiber 14g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 37mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 2.57mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 130mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 358mg Triticale
Potassium 609mg 332mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 5mg Triticale
Zinc 1.81mg 3.45mg Triticale
Copper 0.555mg 0.457mg Thyme
Manganese 1.719mg 3.21mg Triticale
Vitamin A 4751IU 0IU Thyme
Vitamin A RAE 238µg 0µg Thyme
Vitamin E 0.9mg Triticale
Vitamin C 160.1mg 0mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.416mg Triticale
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.134mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 1.43mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 1.323mg Triticale
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.138mg Thyme
Folate 45µg 73µg Triticale
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.157mg Triticale
Threonine 0.154mg 0.405mg Triticale
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.479mg Triticale
Leucine 0.262mg 0.911mg Triticale
Lysine 0.126mg 0.365mg Triticale
Methionine 0.204mg Triticale
Phenylalanine 0.638mg Triticale
Valine 0.307mg 0.609mg Triticale
Histidine 0.311mg Triticale
Saturated Fat 0.467g 0.366g Triticale
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 0.211g Triticale
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 0.913g Triticale

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Thyme Triticale
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
86%
Thyme
27%
Triticale
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
145%
Thyme
105%
Triticale

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Triticale
Triticale contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Triticale
Triticale is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.101g)
Which food is cheaper?
Triticale
Triticale is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
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 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/nutrients
  2. Triticale - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169718/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.