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Cassava vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cassava and Mexican tea different?

  • Cassava is richer in Vitamin C, while Mexican tea is higher in Manganese, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Potassium, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Mexican tea covers your daily need of Manganese 118% more than Cassava.
  • Cassava contains 6 times more Vitamin C than Mexican tea. Cassava contains 20.6mg of Vitamin C, while Mexican tea contains 3.6mg.

Cassava, 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 less Sodium -67.4%
Contains more Iron +596.3%
Contains more Calcium +1618.8%
Contains more Potassium +133.6%
Contains more Magnesium +476.2%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Zinc +223.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +218.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 24% 15% 34% 10% 12% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Contains less Sodium -67.4%
Contains more Iron +596.3%
Contains more Calcium +1618.8%
Contains more Potassium +133.6%
Contains more Magnesium +476.2%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Zinc +223.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +218.5%

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 +472.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +210.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +625%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.7%
Contains more Folate +696.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 69% 1% 4% 0% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 0% 5% 21%
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 +472.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +210.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +625%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.7%
Contains more Folate +696.3%

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
14
Cassava
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
14
Cassava
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
8%
Cassava
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
1%
Cassava
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.
Cassava Mexican tea
Lower in Sugar 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

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Cassava 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 - 1.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.074g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 94)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava 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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cassava Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 160 32 Cassava
Protein 1.36 0.33 Cassava
Fats 0.28 0.52 Mexican tea
Vitamin C 20.6 3.6 Cassava
Net carbs 36.2599983215332 3.640000104904175 Cassava
Carbs 38.06 7.44 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 1.88 Mexican tea
Calcium 16 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 271 633 Mexican tea
Magnesium 21 121 Mexican tea
Sugar 1.7 Mexican tea
Fiber 1.8 3.8 Mexican tea
Copper 0.1 0.19 Mexican tea
Zinc 0.34 1.1 Mexican tea
Starch
Phosphorus 27 86 Mexican tea
Sodium 14 43 Cassava
Vitamin A 13 57 Mexican tea
Vitamin E 0.19 Cassava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.028 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048 0.348 Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.854 0.639 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107 0.179 Mexican tea
Vitamin B6 0.088 0.152 Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 Cassava
Folate 27 215 Mexican tea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.074 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075 Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 Cassava
Tryptophan 0.019 Cassava
Threonine 0.028 Cassava
Isoleucine 0.027 Cassava
Leucine 0.039 Cassava
Lysine 0.044 Cassava
Methionine 0.011 Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.026 Cassava
Valine 0.035 Cassava
Histidine 0.02 Cassava
Fructose

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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.