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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, 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 than Rapini. Rapini has 131µg of Vitamin A, 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
Rapini
2
:
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -23.3%
Contains more Calcium +154.6%
Contains more Potassium +223%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Copper +352.4%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 33% 18% 16% 14% 22% 32% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -23.3%
Contains more Calcium +154.6%
Contains more Potassium +223%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Copper +352.4%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.8%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +4500%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 68% 158% 33% 0% 41% 30% 23% 20% 40% 0% 560% 63%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 12% 4% 0% 0% 7% 81% 12% 11% 36% 0% 0% 162%
Contains more Vitamin C +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +4500%
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 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 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

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Rapini Mexican tea
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.