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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Mexican tea. Carrot contains 835µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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 Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Iron +526.7%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.7%
Contains more Potassium +97.8%
Contains less Sodium -37.7%
Contains more Zinc +358.3%
Contains more Copper +322.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Iron +526.7%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.7%
Contains more Potassium +97.8%
Contains less Sodium -37.7%
Contains more Zinc +358.3%
Contains more Copper +322.2%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +29208.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +63.9%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
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 +29208.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +63.9%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Mexican tea Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 3.64g Carrot
Protein 0.93g 0.33g Carrot
Fats 0.24g 0.52g Mexican tea
Carbs 9.58g 7.44g Carrot
Calories 41kcal 32kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g g Mexican tea
Fiber 2.8g 3.8g Mexican tea
Calcium 33mg 275mg Mexican tea
Iron 0.3mg 1.88mg Mexican tea
Magnesium 12mg 121mg Mexican tea
Phosphorus 35mg 86mg Mexican tea
Potassium 320mg 633mg Mexican tea
Sodium 69mg 43mg Mexican tea
Zinc 0.24mg 1.1mg Mexican tea
Copper 0.045mg 0.19mg Mexican tea
Vitamin A 16706IU 57IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 3.6mg Carrot
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.028mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 0.639mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.179mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.152mg Mexican tea
Folate 19µg 215µg Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Carrot
Threonine 0.191mg mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carrot 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
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

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)

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.