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Bell pepper vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Bell pepper and Mexican tea?

  • Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, yet Mexican tea is higher in Manganese, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Copper, Potassium, and Phosphorus.
  • Mexican tea's daily need coverage for Manganese is 129% more.
  • Bell pepper has 22 times more Vitamin C than Mexican tea. While Bell pepper has 80.4mg of Vitamin C, Mexican tea has only 3.6mg.

We used Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Epazote, raw types in this article.

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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 -93%
Contains more Calcium +2650%
Contains more Iron +452.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1110%
Contains more Phosphorus +330%
Contains more Potassium +261.7%
Contains more Zinc +746.2%
Contains more Copper +187.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64%
Contains less Sodium -93%
Contains more Calcium +2650%
Contains more Iron +452.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1110%
Contains more Phosphorus +330%
Contains more Potassium +261.7%
Contains more Zinc +746.2%
Contains more Copper +187.9%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +549.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.8%
Contains more Folate +2050%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 12% 7% 81% 12% 11% 36% 162% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +549.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.8%
Contains more Folate +2050%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bell pepper Mexican tea
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Mexican tea Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 3.64g Mexican tea
Protein 0.86g 0.33g Bell pepper
Fats 0.17g 0.52g Mexican tea
Carbs 4.64g 7.44g Mexican tea
Calories 20kcal 32kcal Mexican tea
Starch 0g g Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12g g Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4g g Mexican tea
Fiber 1.7g 3.8g Mexican tea
Calcium 10mg 275mg Mexican tea
Iron 0.34mg 1.88mg Mexican tea
Magnesium 10mg 121mg Mexican tea
Phosphorus 20mg 86mg Mexican tea
Potassium 175mg 633mg Mexican tea
Sodium 3mg 43mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13mg 1.1mg Mexican tea
Copper 0.066mg 0.19mg Mexican tea
Vitamin A 370IU 57IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37mg mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.4mg 3.6mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.028mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.639mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.179mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.152mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 215µg Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.4µg µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036mg mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024mg mg Bell pepper
Leucine 0.036mg mg Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039mg mg Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007mg mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.092mg mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01mg mg Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g g Bell pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Mexican tea
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
34
Bell pepper
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
54
Mexican tea

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 food.
Protein
5%
Bell pepper
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
2%
Mexican tea

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.4g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/nutrients
  2. Mexican tea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169398/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.