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Carrot vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Carrot and Mexican tea different?

  • Carrot is richer in Vitamin A, while Mexican tea is higher in Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Copper, Potassium, and Zinc.
  • Mexican tea covers your daily need of Manganese 128% more than Carrot.
  • Carrot contains 278 times more Vitamin A than Mexican tea. Carrot contains 835µg of Vitamin A, while Mexican tea contains 3µg.

Carrots, raw and Epazote, raw types were used 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 more Iron +526.7%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Potassium +97.8%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Copper +322.2%
Contains more Zinc +358.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.7%
Contains less Sodium -37.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Contains more Iron +526.7%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Potassium +97.8%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Copper +322.2%
Contains more Zinc +358.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.7%
Contains less Sodium -37.7%

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
Carrot
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +29208.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +1031.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
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 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +29208.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +1031.6%

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
98
Carrot
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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
6%
Carrot
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
1%
Carrot
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.
Carrot Mexican tea
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Carrot 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 is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Carrot Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 41 32 Carrot
Protein 0.93 0.33 Carrot
Fats 0.24 0.52 Mexican tea
Vitamin C 5.9 3.6 Carrot
Net carbs 6.78000020980835 3.640000104904175 Carrot
Carbs 9.58 7.44 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 1.88 Mexican tea
Calcium 33 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 320 633 Mexican tea
Magnesium 12 121 Mexican tea
Sugar 4.74 Mexican tea
Fiber 2.8 3.8 Mexican tea
Copper 0.045 0.19 Mexican tea
Zinc 0.24 1.1 Mexican tea
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 86 Mexican tea
Sodium 69 43 Mexican tea
Vitamin A 16706 57 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.028 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.348 Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.639 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.179 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.152 Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 Carrot
Folate 19 215 Mexican tea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 Carrot
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.