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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 is higher in Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Copper and Potassium, however Roman chamomile is richer in Fiber and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Mexican tea is 133% higher.
  • Mexican tea contains 215 times more Folate than Roman chamomile. While Mexican tea contains 215µg of Folate, Roman chamomile contains only 1µg.

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
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Contains more Iron +2250%
Contains more Calcium +13650%
Contains more Potassium +6933.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12000%
Contains more Copper +1166.7%
Contains more Zinc +2650%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -97.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 1% 1% 5% 2% 0% 1%
Contains more Iron +2250%
Contains more Calcium +13650%
Contains more Potassium +6933.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12000%
Contains more Copper +1166.7%
Contains more Zinc +2650%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +185%
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 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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 3% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +185%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
2%
Mexican tea
0%
Roman chamomile
Carbohydrates
7%
Mexican tea
0%
Roman chamomile
Fats
2%
Mexican tea
0%
Roman chamomile

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mexican tea Roman chamomile
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 contains less Sugars?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sugars (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 ()

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

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 of 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.