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Peppermint vs Mustard Greens - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Peppermint and Mustard Greens

  • Peppermint has more Iron, Folate, Fiber, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Zinc, and Vitamin A RAE, however Mustard Greens has more Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Peppermint is 43% higher.
  • Mustard Greens have 10 times less Folate than Peppermint. Peppermint has 114µg of Folate, while Mustard Greens have 12µg.

Food types used in this article are Peppermint, fresh and Mustard greens, raw.

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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 +111.3%
Contains more Iron +209.8%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.2%
Contains more Zinc +344%
Contains more Copper +99.4%
Contains less Sodium -35.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 73% 191% 58% 32% 51% 5% 31% 110%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 35% 62% 23% 25% 34% 3% 7% 56%
Contains more Calcium +111.3%
Contains more Iron +209.8%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.2%
Contains more Zinc +344%
Contains more Copper +99.4%
Contains less Sodium -35.5%

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 +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61%
Contains more Folate +850%
Contains more Vitamin C +120.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 255% 0% 0% 106% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 86% 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 182% 41% 0% 234% 20% 26% 15% 13% 42% 9% 0% 644%
Contains more Vitamin A +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61%
Contains more Folate +850%
Contains more Vitamin C +120.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08

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.
Peppermint Mustard Greens
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppermint Mustard Greens Opinion
Net carbs 6.89g 1.47g Peppermint
Protein 3.75g 2.86g Peppermint
Fats 0.94g 0.42g Peppermint
Carbs 14.89g 4.67g Peppermint
Calories 70kcal 27kcal Peppermint
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.32g Peppermint
Fiber 8g 3.2g Peppermint
Calcium 243mg 115mg Peppermint
Iron 5.08mg 1.64mg Peppermint
Magnesium 80mg 32mg Peppermint
Phosphorus 73mg 58mg Peppermint
Potassium 569mg 384mg Peppermint
Sodium 31mg 20mg Mustard Greens
Zinc 1.11mg 0.25mg Peppermint
Copper 0.329mg 0.165mg Peppermint
Vitamin A 4248IU 3024IU Peppermint
Vitamin E mg 2.01mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.8mg 70mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin B1 0.082mg 0.08mg Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.266mg 0.11mg Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1.706mg 0.8mg Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.21mg Peppermint
Vitamin B6 0.129mg 0.18mg Mustard Greens
Folate 114µg 12µg Peppermint
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 257.5µg Mustard Greens
Tryptophan 0.058mg mg Peppermint
Threonine 0.154mg mg Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154mg mg Peppermint
Leucine 0.281mg mg Peppermint
Lysine 0.161mg mg Peppermint
Methionine 0.053mg mg Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191mg mg Peppermint
Valine 0.187mg mg Peppermint
Histidine 0.075mg mg Peppermint
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.246g 0.01g Mustard Greens
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033g 0.092g Mustard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508g 0.038g Peppermint

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peppermint Mustard Greens
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
51
Peppermint
102
Mustard Greens
Mineral Summary Score
68
Peppermint
30
Mustard Greens

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
23%
Peppermint
17%
Mustard Greens
Carbohydrates
15%
Peppermint
5%
Mustard Greens
Fats
4%
Peppermint
2%
Mustard Greens

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppermint
Peppermint is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peppermint
Peppermint is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.236g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Peppermint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173474/nutrients
  2. Mustard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169256/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.