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Olive vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Olive and Mexican tea?

  • Olive is higher in Iron, yet Mexican tea is higher in Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Mexican tea's daily need coverage for Manganese is 134% more.
  • Olive has 17 times more Sodium than Mexican tea. While Olive has 735mg of Sodium, Mexican tea has only 43mg.

We used Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) and Epazote, raw types 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 Iron +75.5%
Contains more Copper +32.1%
Contains more Calcium +212.5%
Contains more Magnesium +2925%
Contains more Phosphorus +2766.7%
Contains more Potassium +7812.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 124% 3% 2% 1% 96% 6% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64%
Contains more Iron +75.5%
Contains more Copper +32.1%
Contains more Calcium +212.5%
Contains more Magnesium +2925%
Contains more Phosphorus +2766.7%
Contains more Potassium +7812.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +400%

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
Olive
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Contains more Vitamin A +607%
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1627%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1093.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1588.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 25% 33% 0% 3% 1% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 0% 4%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +607%
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1627%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1093.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1588.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Olive Mexican tea Opinion
Net carbs 3.06g 3.64g Mexican tea
Protein 0.84g 0.33g Olive
Fats 10.68g 0.52g Olive
Carbs 6.26g 7.44g Mexican tea
Calories 115kcal 32kcal Olive
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Mexican tea
Fiber 3.2g 3.8g Mexican tea
Calcium 88mg 275mg Mexican tea
Iron 3.3mg 1.88mg Olive
Magnesium 4mg 121mg Mexican tea
Phosphorus 3mg 86mg Mexican tea
Potassium 8mg 633mg Mexican tea
Sodium 735mg 43mg Mexican tea
Zinc 0.22mg 1.1mg Mexican tea
Copper 0.251mg 0.19mg Olive
Vitamin A 403IU 57IU Olive
Vitamin E 1.65mg mg Olive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 3.6mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B1 0.003mg 0.028mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.037mg 0.639mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B5 0.015mg 0.179mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.152mg Mexican tea
Folate 0µg 215µg Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.4µg µg Olive
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine 0.026mg mg Olive
Isoleucine 0.031mg mg Olive
Leucine 0.05mg mg Olive
Lysine 0.032mg mg Olive
Methionine 0.012mg mg Olive
Phenylalanine 0.029mg mg Olive
Valine 0.038mg mg Olive
Histidine 0.023mg mg Olive
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.415g g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 7.888g g Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.911g g Olive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Olive Mexican tea
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
6
Olive
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
43
Olive
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
5%
Olive
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
6%
Olive
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
49%
Olive
2%
Mexican tea

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sodium (difference - 692mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.415g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is cheaper (difference - $1)
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 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. Olive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169094/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.