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Peppermint vs Chard - 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 Sodium?
Peppermint
Peppermint contains less Sodium (difference - 182mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Peppermint
Peppermint contains less Sugars (difference - 1.1g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chard
Chard is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chard
Chard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.216g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chard
Chard is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
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.
Peppermint Chard
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Peppermint Chard
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
44
Peppermint
309
Chard
Mineral Summary Score
45
Peppermint
27
Chard

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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Chard
Contains more Iron +182.2%
Contains more Calcium +376.5%
Contains more Potassium +50.1%
Contains more Copper +83.8%
Contains more Zinc +208.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 81
Contains more Iron +182.2%
Contains more Calcium +376.5%
Contains more Potassium +50.1%
Contains more Copper +83.8%
Contains more Zinc +208.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 81

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
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3
Chard
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +195.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +326.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +44%
Equal in Vitamin C - 30
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +195.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +326.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +44%
Equal in Vitamin C - 30

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
23%
Peppermint
11%
Chard
Carbohydrates
15%
Peppermint
4%
Chard
Fats
4%
Peppermint
1%
Chard

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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 Peppermint Chard Opinion
Calories 70 19 Peppermint
Protein 3.75 1.8 Peppermint
Fats 0.94 0.2 Peppermint
Vitamin C 31.8 30 Peppermint
Carbs 14.89 3.74 Peppermint
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.08 1.8 Peppermint
Calcium 243 51 Peppermint
Potassium 569 379 Peppermint
Magnesium 80 81 Chard
Sugars 1.1 Chard
Fiber 8 1.6 Peppermint
Copper 0.329 0.179 Peppermint
Zinc 1.11 0.36 Peppermint
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Phosphorus 73 46 Peppermint
Sodium 31 213 Peppermint
Vitamin A 4248 6116 Chard
Vitamin E 1.89 Chard
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.04 Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.266 0.09 Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1.706 0.4 Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.172 Peppermint
Vitamin B6 0.129 0.099 Peppermint
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 830 Chard
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.246 0.03 Chard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033 0.04 Chard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508 0.07 Peppermint
Tryptophan 0.058 0.017 Peppermint
Threonine 0.154 0.083 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154 0.147 Peppermint
Leucine 0.281 0.13 Peppermint
Lysine 0.161 0.099 Peppermint
Methionine 0.053 0.019 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191 0.11 Peppermint
Valine 0.187 0.11 Peppermint
Histidine 0.075 0.036 Peppermint
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