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Garden cress vs Peppermint - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppermint
Peppermint is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Peppermint
Peppermint contains less Sugars (difference - 4.4g)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.223g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden cress
Garden cress contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Garden cress Peppermint
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garden cress Peppermint
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
244
Garden cress
44
Peppermint
Mineral Summary Score
23
Garden cress
45
Peppermint

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 less Sodium -54.8%
Contains more Iron +290.8%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +110.5%
Contains more Copper +93.5%
Contains more Zinc +382.6%
Equal in Potassium - 569
Equal in Phosphorus - 73
Contains less Sodium -54.8%
Contains more Iron +290.8%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +110.5%
Contains more Copper +93.5%
Contains more Zinc +382.6%
Equal in Potassium - 569
Equal in Phosphorus - 73

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +117%
Contains more Vitamin A +62.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.082
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.266
Contains more Vitamin C +117%
Contains more Vitamin A +62.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.082
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.266

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
16%
Garden cress
23%
Peppermint
Carbohydrates
6%
Garden cress
15%
Peppermint
Fats
3%
Garden cress
4%
Peppermint

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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 Garden cress Peppermint Opinion
Calories 32 70 Peppermint
Protein 2.6 3.75 Peppermint
Fats 0.7 0.94 Peppermint
Vitamin C 69 31.8 Garden cress
Carbs 5.5 14.89 Peppermint
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.3 5.08 Peppermint
Calcium 81 243 Peppermint
Potassium 606 569 Garden cress
Magnesium 38 80 Peppermint
Sugars 4.4 Garden cress
Fiber 1.1 8 Peppermint
Copper 0.17 0.329 Peppermint
Zinc 0.23 1.11 Peppermint
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Phosphorus 76 73 Garden cress
Sodium 14 31 Garden cress
Vitamin A 6917 4248 Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.7 Garden cress
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.082 Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.26 0.266 Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1 1.706 Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.242 0.338 Peppermint
Vitamin B6 0.247 0.129 Garden cress
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 541.9 Garden cress
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.023 0.246 Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.239 0.033 Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.228 0.508 Peppermint
Tryptophan 0.058 Peppermint
Threonine 0.154 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154 Peppermint
Leucine 0.281 Peppermint
Lysine 0.161 Peppermint
Methionine 0.053 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191 Peppermint
Valine 0.187 Peppermint
Histidine 0.075 Peppermint
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