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Garlic vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Garlic and Mexican tea different?

  • Garlic is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Phosphorus, however Mexican tea is richer in Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Garlic is 83% higher.
  • Garlic contains 16 times more Selenium than Mexican tea. While Garlic contains 14.2µg of Selenium, Mexican tea contains only 0.9µg.

Garlic, raw and Epazote, raw are the varieties 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 Copper +57.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.9%
Contains less Sodium -60.5%
Contains more Iron +10.6%
Contains more Calcium +51.9%
Contains more Potassium +57.9%
Contains more Magnesium +384%
Equal in Zinc - 1.1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 64% 55% 36% 18% 100% 32% 66% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Contains more Copper +57.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.9%
Contains less Sodium -60.5%
Contains more Iron +10.6%
Contains more Calcium +51.9%
Contains more Potassium +57.9%
Contains more Magnesium +384%
Equal in Zinc - 1.1

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
Garlic
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +712.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +216.4%
Contains more Folate +7066.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 105% 1% 2% 0% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 0% 5% 3%
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 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +712.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +216.4%
Contains more Folate +7066.7%
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.
Garlic Mexican tea
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 149kcal 32kcal Garlic
Protein 6.36g 0.33g Garlic
Fats 0.5g 0.52g Mexican tea
Vitamin C 31.2mg 3.6mg Garlic
Net carbs 30.96g 3.64g Garlic
Carbs 33.06g 7.44g Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.7mg 1.88mg Mexican tea
Calcium 181mg 275mg Mexican tea
Potassium 401mg 633mg Mexican tea
Magnesium 25mg 121mg Mexican tea
Sugar 1g g Mexican tea
Fiber 2.1g 3.8g Mexican tea
Copper 0.299mg 0.19mg Garlic
Zinc 1.16mg 1.1mg Garlic
Starch g g
Phosphorus 153mg 86mg Garlic
Sodium 17mg 43mg Garlic
Vitamin A 9IU 57IU Mexican tea
Vitamin E 0.08mg mg Garlic
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.028mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.639mg Garlic
Vitamin B5 0.596mg 0.179mg Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235mg 0.152mg Garlic
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg µg Garlic
Folate 3µg 215µg Mexican tea
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g g Garlic
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249g g Garlic
Tryptophan 0.066mg mg Garlic
Threonine 0.157mg mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217mg mg Garlic
Leucine 0.308mg mg Garlic
Lysine 0.273mg mg Garlic
Methionine 0.076mg mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183mg mg Garlic
Valine 0.291mg mg Garlic
Histidine 0.113mg mg Garlic
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garlic Mexican tea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
43
Garlic
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
46
Garlic
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
38%
Garlic
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
2%
Garlic
2%
Mexican tea

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Garlic
Garlic is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.