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Mexican tea vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sugars (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Mexican tea Jícama
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mexican tea Jícama
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
11
Mexican tea
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
43
Mexican tea
6
Jícama

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
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Contains more Iron +213.3%
Contains more Calcium +2191.7%
Contains more Potassium +322%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Copper +295.8%
Contains more Zinc +587.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +377.8%
Contains less Sodium -90.7%
Contains more Iron +213.3%
Contains more Calcium +2191.7%
Contains more Potassium +322%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Copper +295.8%
Contains more Zinc +587.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +377.8%
Contains less Sodium -90.7%

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 A +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +219.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +261.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +219.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +261.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +461.1%

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
2%
Mexican tea
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
7%
Mexican tea
9%
Jícama
Fats
2%
Mexican tea
0%
Jícama

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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 Mexican tea Jícama Opinion
Calories 32 38 Jícama
Protein 0.33 0.72 Jícama
Fats 0.52 0.09 Mexican tea
Vitamin C 3.6 20.2 Jícama
Carbs 7.44 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.88 0.6 Mexican tea
Calcium 275 12 Mexican tea
Potassium 633 150 Mexican tea
Magnesium 121 12 Mexican tea
Sugars 1.8 Jícama
Fiber 3.8 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.19 0.048 Mexican tea
Zinc 1.1 0.16 Mexican tea
Starch
Phosphorus 86 18 Mexican tea
Sodium 43 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 57 21 Mexican tea
Vitamin E 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.028 0.02 Mexican tea
Vitamin B2 0.348 0.029 Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.2 Mexican tea
Vitamin B5 0.179 0.135 Mexican tea
Vitamin B6 0.152 0.042 Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Jícama
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 Jícama
Polyunsaturated fat 0.043 Jícama
Tryptophan
Threonine 0.018 Jícama
Isoleucine 0.016 Jícama
Leucine 0.025 Jícama
Lysine 0.026 Jícama
Methionine 0.007 Jícama
Phenylalanine 0.017 Jícama
Valine 0.022 Jícama
Histidine 0.019 Jícama
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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