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Thyme

Thyme, Fresh has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Riboflavin.

The food contains 24.45g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 5.56 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is high.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 17.45 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 99, for Thyme, Fresh, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein16%
 Calories from Fat11%
 Calories from Carbs72%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Riboflavin
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A4751.2 IU95%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent238 mcg
Beta Carotene2850.9 mcg
Vitamin C160.1 mg266.8%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.05 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.47 mg27.7%Top 30%High
Niacin1.8 mg9.1%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.35 mg17.4%Top 30%High
Folate45 mcg11.2%Top 30%High
Food Folate45 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents45 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.41 mg4.1%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium405 mg40.5%Top 10%Very High
Iron17.4 mg96.9%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium160 mg40%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus106 mg10.6%Mid 40%Average
Potassium609 mg17.4%Top 10%Very High
Sodium9 mg0.4%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc1.8 mg12.1%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.56 mg27.8%Top 10%Very High
Manganese1.7 mg85.9%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate24.4 g8.1%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber14 g56%Top 10%Very High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein5.6 g11.1%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan114 mg
Threonine154 mg
Isoleucine285 mg
Leucine262 mg
Lysine126 mg
Valine307 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat1.7 g2.6%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.47 g2.3%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.5 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids447 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids85 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water65.1 g
Ash3.2 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 101 Calories from Fat 14

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.7 g 2.6%

Saturated Fat 0.47 g 2.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 9 mg 0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 24.4 g 8.1%

Dietary Fiber 14 g56%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 5.6 g 11.1%

Vitamin A 95% Vitamin C 266.8%

Calcium 40.5% Iron 96.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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