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Mexican tea vs Roman chamomile - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mexican tea and Roman chamomile different?

  • Mexican tea has more Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Copper, Potassium, Fiber, and Phosphorus than Roman chamomile.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Mexican tea is 133% higher.
  • Mexican tea contains 10000000 times more Fiber than Roman chamomile. While Mexican tea contains 3.8g of Fiber, Roman chamomile contains only 0g.

Epazote, raw and Beverages, tea, herb, brewed, chamomile 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 Calcium +13650%
Contains more Iron +2250%
Contains more Magnesium +12000%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +6933.3%
Contains more Zinc +2650%
Contains more Copper +1166.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 1% 0% 1% 1% 2% 5%
Contains more Calcium +13650%
Contains more Iron +2250%
Contains more Magnesium +12000%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +6933.3%
Contains more Zinc +2650%
Contains more Copper +1166.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.7%

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 A +185%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +8600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1527.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +21400%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 3% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +185%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +8600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1527.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +21400%

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.
Mexican tea Roman chamomile
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mexican tea Roman chamomile Opinion
Net carbs 3.64g 0.2g Mexican tea
Protein 0.33g 0g Mexican tea
Fats 0.52g 0g Mexican tea
Carbs 7.44g 0.2g Mexican tea
Calories 32kcal 1kcal Mexican tea
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Mexican tea
Fiber 3.8g 0g Mexican tea
Calcium 275mg 2mg Mexican tea
Iron 1.88mg 0.08mg Mexican tea
Magnesium 121mg 1mg Mexican tea
Phosphorus 86mg 0mg Mexican tea
Potassium 633mg 9mg Mexican tea
Sodium 43mg 1mg Roman chamomile
Zinc 1.1mg 0.04mg Mexican tea
Copper 0.19mg 0.015mg Mexican tea
Vitamin A 57IU 20IU Mexican tea
Vitamin E mg 0mg Roman chamomile
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.6mg 0mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.01mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B2 0.348mg 0.004mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 0mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B5 0.179mg 0.011mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B6 0.152mg 0mg Mexican tea
Folate 215µg 1µg Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Roman chamomile
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.002g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.001g Roman chamomile
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.005g Roman chamomile

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mexican tea Roman chamomile
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
27
Mexican tea
1
Roman chamomile
Mineral Summary Score
54
Mexican tea
1
Roman chamomile

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
2%
Mexican tea
0%
Roman chamomile
Carbohydrates
7%
Mexican tea
0%
Roman chamomile
Fats
2%
Mexican tea
0%
Roman chamomile

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Roman chamomile
Roman chamomile contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Roman chamomile
Roman chamomile is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()

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. Mexican tea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169398/nutrients
  2. Roman chamomile - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174156/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.