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Chives vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chives and Mexican tea

  • Chives have more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE, however Mexican tea is richer in Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Fiber.
  • Mexican tea covers your daily Manganese needs 118% more than Chives.
  • Mexican tea has 73 times less Vitamin A RAE than Chives. Chives have 218µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Mexican tea has 3µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chives, 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
Contains less Sodium -93%
Contains more Calcium +198.9%
Contains more Iron +17.5%
Contains more Magnesium +188.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.3%
Contains more Potassium +113.9%
Contains more Zinc +96.4%
Contains more Copper +21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64%
Contains less Sodium -93%
Contains more Calcium +198.9%
Contains more Iron +17.5%
Contains more Magnesium +188.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.3%
Contains more Potassium +113.9%
Contains more Zinc +96.4%
Contains more Copper +21%

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
Chives
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +7536.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1513.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +104.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 262% 5% 0% 194% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 79% 0% 532%
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 +7536.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1513.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +104.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639

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.
Chives 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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Mexican tea Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 3.64g Mexican tea
Protein 3.27g 0.33g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.52g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 7.44g Mexican tea
Calories 30kcal 32kcal Mexican tea
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g g Mexican tea
Fiber 2.5g 3.8g Mexican tea
Calcium 92mg 275mg Mexican tea
Iron 1.6mg 1.88mg Mexican tea
Magnesium 42mg 121mg Mexican tea
Phosphorus 58mg 86mg Mexican tea
Potassium 296mg 633mg Mexican tea
Sodium 3mg 43mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 1.1mg Mexican tea
Copper 0.157mg 0.19mg Mexican tea
Vitamin A 4353IU 57IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg mg Chives
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 3.6mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.028mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.639mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.179mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.152mg Mexican tea
Folate 105µg 215µg Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chives 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
Chives
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
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
20%
Chives
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
3%
Chives
2%
Mexican tea

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.146g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives 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. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/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.