Mint vs Thyme: The Healthier Choice

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

Mint - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Mint - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Thyme vs Mint: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gMintThyme
Calories44 101
Carbohydrates8.41 g24.45 g
Fat0.73 g1.68 g
Dietary fiber6.8 g14 g
Protein3.29 g5.56 g
Calcium199 mg405 mg
Iron11.87 mg17.45 mg
Magnessium63 mg160 mg
Potassium458 mg609 mg
Sodium30 mg9 mg
Zink1.09 mg1.81 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.078 mg0.48 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.175 mg0.471 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.948 mg1.824 mg
Vitaminium B60.158 mg0.348 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)105 mg45 mg

Less Calories in Mint

At first glance, you can see that in mint is much less calories than in thyme.

Mint has 44 kcal per 100g and thyme 101 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 130%.

In mint and in thyme most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare mint with thyme in details.

Mint And Thyme Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    thyme - 130% more than mint
  • Carbohydrates:
    thyme - 191% more than mint
  • Fat:
    thyme - 130% more than mint
  • Dietary fiber:
    thyme - 106% more than mint
  • Protein:
    thyme - 69% more than mint

Less protein in mint

It is aslo easy to see see that in mint is less protein than in thyme.

There is 5.56g per 100g of thyme and 3.29g per 100g of mint so using simple math we can see that difference is about 69%.

Less carbohydrates in mint

In mint is less carbohydrates than in thyme.

There is 24.45g/100g of carbohydrates in thyme and 8.41g/100g in mint so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 191%.

Less fat in mint

In mint is less fats than in thyme.

The tables above show us that there is 1.68g/100g of fats in thyme and 0.73g/100g in mint. In this case difference is about 130%.


  • Calories44
  • Carbohydrates8.41 g
  • Fat0.73 g
  • Dietary fiber6.8 g
  • Protein3.29 g
Mint calories per:
| ounce | handfull | tablespoon | bunch

Calories source

  • 63% CARBS.
  • 25% PROTEIN
  • 12% FAT


  • Calories101
  • Carbohydrates24.45 g
  • Fat1.68 g
  • Dietary fiber14 g
  • Protein5.56 g
Thyme calories per:
| ounce | handfull | tablespoon | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 72% CARBS
  • 16% PROTEIN
  • 11% FAT

Vitamins: thyme vs mint

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
    thyme - 515% more than mint
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    thyme - 169% more than mint
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    thyme - 92% more than mint
  • Vitaminium B6:
    thyme - 120% more than mint
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
    mint - 133% more than thyme

Minerals: mint vs thyme

  • Calcium:
    thyme - 104% more than mint
  • Iron:
    thyme - 47% more than mint
  • Magnessium:
    thyme - 154% more than mint
  • Potassium:
    thyme - 33% more than mint
  • Sodium:
    mint - 233% more than thyme
  • Zink:
    thyme - 66% more than mint
Marcin Piotrowicz
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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