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Instant coffee vs Herbal tea - In-Depth Nutrition 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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Contains more Potassium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Equal in Sodium - 4
Contains more Potassium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Zinc +300%
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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Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +490%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +490%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
0
Instant coffee
0
Herbal tea
Mineral Summary Score
1
Instant coffee
1
Herbal 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 the food
Protein
1%
Instant coffee
0%
Herbal tea
Carbohydrates
0%
Instant coffee
0%
Herbal tea
Fats
0%
Instant coffee
0%
Herbal tea

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Instant coffee Herbal tea
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Instant coffee Herbal tea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Instant coffee
Instant coffee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Herbal tea
Herbal tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is cheaper?
Herbal tea
Herbal tea is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Instant coffee Herbal tea Opinion
Calories 2 0 Instant coffee
Protein 0.1 0 Instant coffee
Fats 0 0
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.34 0 Instant coffee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Herbal tea
Iron 0.04 0.08 Herbal tea
Calcium 4 8 Herbal tea
Potassium 30 20 Instant coffee
Magnesium 4 3 Instant coffee
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.011 0 Instant coffee
Zinc 0.01 0.04 Herbal tea
Starch
Phosphorus 3 1 Instant coffee
Sodium 4 4
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Herbal tea
Vitamin B1 0 0
Vitamin B2 0.001 0 Instant coffee
Vitamin B3 0.236 0.04 Instant coffee
Vitamin B5 0.001 0 Instant coffee
Vitamin B6 0 0
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.002 0 Herbal tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0
Polyunsaturated fat 0.002 0 Instant coffee
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The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.