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Rapini vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Rapini and Mexican tea

  • Rapini has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B1, however Mexican tea is richer in Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Copper, and Potassium.
  • Mexican tea covers your daily Manganese needs 118% more than Rapini.
  • Mexican tea has 44 times less Vitamin A RAE than Rapini. Rapini has 131µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Mexican tea has 3µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Broccoli raab, raw and Epazote, raw.

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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 more Iron +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -23.3%
Contains more Calcium +154.6%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.8%
Contains more Potassium +223%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +352.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 33% 81% 16% 32% 18% 5% 22% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -23.3%
Contains more Calcium +154.6%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.8%
Contains more Potassium +223%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +352.4%

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
Rapini
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +4500%
Contains more Vitamin C +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +478.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +169.8%
Contains more Folate +159%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 158% 33% 0% 68% 41% 30% 23% 20% 40% 63% 0% 560%
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 +4500%
Contains more Vitamin C +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +478.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +169.8%
Contains more Folate +159%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rapini Mexican tea Opinion
Net carbs 0.15g 3.64g Mexican tea
Protein 3.17g 0.33g Rapini
Fats 0.49g 0.52g Mexican tea
Carbs 2.85g 7.44g Mexican tea
Calories 22kcal 32kcal Mexican tea
Starch g g
Fructose 0.17g g Rapini
Sugar 0.38g g Mexican tea
Fiber 2.7g 3.8g Mexican tea
Calcium 108mg 275mg Mexican tea
Iron 2.14mg 1.88mg Rapini
Magnesium 22mg 121mg Mexican tea
Phosphorus 73mg 86mg Mexican tea
Potassium 196mg 633mg Mexican tea
Sodium 33mg 43mg Rapini
Zinc 0.77mg 1.1mg Mexican tea
Copper 0.042mg 0.19mg Mexican tea
Vitamin A 2622IU 57IU Rapini
Vitamin E 1.62mg mg Rapini
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.2mg 3.6mg Rapini
Vitamin B1 0.162mg 0.028mg Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.129mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 1.221mg 0.639mg Rapini
Vitamin B5 0.322mg 0.179mg Rapini
Vitamin B6 0.171mg 0.152mg Rapini
Folate 83µg 215µg Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 224µg µg Rapini
Tryptophan 0.043mg mg Rapini
Threonine 0.106mg mg Rapini
Isoleucine 0.104mg mg Rapini
Leucine 0.17mg mg Rapini
Lysine 0.198mg mg Rapini
Methionine 0.048mg mg Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.128mg mg Rapini
Valine 0.153mg mg Rapini
Histidine 0.066mg mg Rapini
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g g Rapini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.13g g Rapini

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Rapini 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
86
Rapini
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
27
Rapini
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
19%
Rapini
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
3%
Rapini
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
2%
Rapini
2%
Mexican tea

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rapini
Rapini contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rapini
Rapini is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.38g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Rapini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170381/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.