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Peppermint vs Garden rhubarb - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Peppermint and Garden rhubarb

  • Garden rhubarb contains less Iron, Manganese, Copper, Folate, Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, and Calcium than Peppermint.
  • Peppermint's daily need coverage for Iron is 61% higher.
  • Garden rhubarb contains 42 times less Vitamin A RAE than Peppermint. Peppermint contains 212µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Garden rhubarb contains 5µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Peppermint, fresh and Rhubarb, 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 +182.6%
Contains more Iron +2209.1%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +421.4%
Contains more Potassium +97.6%
Contains more Zinc +1010%
Contains more Copper +1466.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 73% 191% 58% 32% 51% 5% 31% 110%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 9% 9% 6% 26% 1% 3% 7%
Contains more Calcium +182.6%
Contains more Iron +2209.1%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +421.4%
Contains more Potassium +97.6%
Contains more Zinc +1010%
Contains more Copper +1466.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.1%

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 +4064.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +297.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +310%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +786.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +468.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +437.5%
Contains more Folate +1528.6%
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 7% 6% 0% 27% 5% 7% 6% 6% 6% 6% 0% 74%
Contains more Vitamin A +4064.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +297.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +310%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +786.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +468.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +437.5%
Contains more Folate +1528.6%

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 Garden rhubarb
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppermint Garden rhubarb Opinion
Net carbs 6.89g 2.74g Peppermint
Protein 3.75g 0.9g Peppermint
Fats 0.94g 0.2g Peppermint
Carbs 14.89g 4.54g Peppermint
Calories 70kcal 21kcal Peppermint
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.1g Peppermint
Fiber 8g 1.8g Peppermint
Calcium 243mg 86mg Peppermint
Iron 5.08mg 0.22mg Peppermint
Magnesium 80mg 12mg Peppermint
Phosphorus 73mg 14mg Peppermint
Potassium 569mg 288mg Peppermint
Sodium 31mg 4mg Garden rhubarb
Zinc 1.11mg 0.1mg Peppermint
Copper 0.329mg 0.021mg Peppermint
Vitamin A 4248IU 102IU Peppermint
Vitamin E mg 0.27mg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.8mg 8mg Peppermint
Vitamin B1 0.082mg 0.02mg Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.266mg 0.03mg Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1.706mg 0.3mg Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.085mg Peppermint
Vitamin B6 0.129mg 0.024mg Peppermint
Folate 114µg 7µg Peppermint
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 29.3µg Garden rhubarb
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 0.053g Garden rhubarb
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033g 0.039g Garden rhubarb
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508g 0.099g Peppermint

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peppermint Garden rhubarb
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
12
Garden rhubarb
Mineral Summary Score
68
Peppermint
11
Garden rhubarb

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
5%
Garden rhubarb
Carbohydrates
15%
Peppermint
5%
Garden rhubarb
Fats
4%
Peppermint
1%
Garden rhubarb

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 - 1.1g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppermint
Peppermint is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.193g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Garden rhubarb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167758/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.