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Herbal tea vs Tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Herbal tea and Tea?

    We used Beverages, tea, hibiscus, brewed and Beverages, tea, instant, unsweetened, prepared with water types in this comparison.

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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
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    1
    Tea
    Contains more Iron +700%
    Contains more Calcium +166.7%
    Contains more Potassium +11.1%
    Contains more Magnesium +50%
    Contains more Zinc +300%
    Contains more Copper +∞%
    Equal in Potassium - 18
    Equal in Phosphorus - 1
    Equal in Sodium - 4
    Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 3% 2% 3% 0% 2% 1% 1%
    Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1% 1% 2% 2% 4% 1% 1% 1%
    Contains more Iron +700%
    Contains more Calcium +166.7%
    Contains more Potassium +11.1%
    Contains more Magnesium +50%
    Contains more Zinc +300%
    Contains more Copper +∞%
    Equal in Potassium - 18
    Equal in Phosphorus - 1
    Equal in Sodium - 4

    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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    3
    Tea
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
    Contains more Folate +∞%
    Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
    Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
    Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
    Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
    Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
    Contains more Folate +∞%
    Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
    Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
    Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

    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
    0
    Herbal tea
    0
    Tea
    Mineral Summary Score
    1
    Herbal tea
    1
    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
    0%
    Herbal tea
    0%
    Tea
    Carbohydrates
    0%
    Herbal tea
    0%
    Tea
    Fats
    0%
    Herbal tea
    0%
    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.
    Herbal tea Tea
    Rich in minerals ok
    Lower in Sugar ok
    Lower in Cholesterol Equal
    Lower in Sodium Equal
    Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
    Lower in glycemic index Equal
    Lower in price Equal
    Rich in vitamins Equal

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    Herbal tea Tea
    Low Calories diet ok
    Low Fats diet Equal
    Low Carbs diet ok
    Low glycemic index diet Equal

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    Comparison summary

    Which food is richer in minerals?
    Herbal tea
    Herbal tea is relatively richer in minerals
    Which food is lower in Sugar?
    Herbal tea
    Herbal tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.02g)
    Which food contains less Cholesterol?
    ?
    The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
    Which food contains less Sodium?
    ?
    The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
    Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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    The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)
    Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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    The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
    Which food is cheaper?
    ?
    The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
    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 Herbal tea Tea Opinion
    Calories 0 1 Tea
    Protein 0 0.06 Tea
    Fats 0 0
    Vitamin C 0 0
    Carbs 0 0.17 Tea
    Cholesterol 0 0
    Vitamin D 0 0
    Iron 0.08 0.01 Herbal tea
    Calcium 8 3 Herbal tea
    Potassium 20 18 Herbal tea
    Magnesium 3 2 Herbal tea
    Sugar 0 0.02 Herbal tea
    Fiber 0 0
    Copper 0 0.011 Tea
    Zinc 0.04 0.01 Herbal tea
    Starch
    Phosphorus 1 1
    Sodium 4 4
    Vitamin A 0 0
    Vitamin E 0 0
    Vitamin D 0 0
    Vitamin B1 0 0
    Vitamin B2 0 0.003 Tea
    Vitamin B3 0.04 0.032 Herbal tea
    Vitamin B5 0 0.013 Tea
    Vitamin B6 0 0.001 Tea
    Vitamin B12 0 0
    Vitamin K 0 0
    Folate 1 0 Herbal tea
    Trans Fat 0 0
    Saturated Fat 0 0
    Monounsaturated Fat 0 0
    Polyunsaturated fat 0 0
    Tryptophan
    Threonine
    Isoleucine
    Leucine
    Lysine
    Methionine
    Phenylalanine
    Valine
    Histidine
    Fructose 0 Herbal tea

    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. Herbal tea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171946/nutrients
    2. Tea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174873/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.