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Cabbage vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cabbage and Mexican tea

  • Cabbage has more Vitamin C, however Mexican tea is higher in Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Copper, Iron, Potassium and Phosphorus.
  • Mexican tea covers your daily need of Manganese 128% more than Cabbage.
  • Cabbage has 10 times more Vitamin C than Mexican tea. While Cabbage has 36.6mg of Vitamin C, Mexican tea has only 3.6mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cabbage, 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
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Contains less Sodium -58.1%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Calcium +587.5%
Contains more Potassium +272.4%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Copper +900%
Contains more Zinc +511.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +230.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Contains less Sodium -58.1%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Calcium +587.5%
Contains more Potassium +272.4%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Copper +900%
Contains more Zinc +511.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +230.8%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +770%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +173.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.6%
Contains more Folate +400%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 122% 6% 3% 0% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 0% 190% 33%
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 +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +770%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +173.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.6%
Contains more Folate +400%

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
35
Cabbage
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cabbage
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 the food
Protein
8%
Cabbage
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
0%
Cabbage
2%
Mexican tea

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.
Cabbage Mexican tea
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?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sugars (difference - 3.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Cabbage Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 25 32 Mexican tea
Protein 1.28 0.33 Cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.52 Mexican tea
Vitamin C 36.6 3.6 Cabbage
Carbs 5.8 7.44 Mexican tea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.47 1.88 Mexican tea
Calcium 40 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 170 633 Mexican tea
Magnesium 12 121 Mexican tea
Sugars 3.2 Mexican tea
Fiber 2.5 3.8 Mexican tea
Copper 0.019 0.19 Mexican tea
Zinc 0.18 1.1 Mexican tea
Starch 0 Cabbage
Phosphorus 26 86 Mexican tea
Sodium 18 43 Cabbage
Vitamin A 98 57 Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15 Cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.061 0.028 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.348 Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.234 0.639 Mexican tea
Vitamin B5 0.212 0.179 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.124 0.152 Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 76 Cabbage
Folate 43 215 Mexican tea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.011 Cabbage
Threonine 0.035 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03 Cabbage
Leucine 0.041 Cabbage
Lysine 0.044 Cabbage
Methionine 0.012 Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032 Cabbage
Valine 0.042 Cabbage
Histidine 0.022 Cabbage
Fructose 1.45 Cabbage

References

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

  1. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.