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Peppermint vs Watercress - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Peppermint and Watercress

  • Peppermint has more Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3, however Watercress is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Peppermint covers your daily Iron needs 61% more than Watercress.
  • Watercress contains 16 times less Fiber than Peppermint. Peppermint contains 8g of Fiber, while Watercress contains 0.5g.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppermint, fresh and Watercress, 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
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Contains more Iron +2440%
Contains more Calcium +102.5%
Contains more Potassium +72.4%
Contains more Magnesium +281%
Contains more Copper +327.3%
Contains more Zinc +909.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 73% 51% 58% 110% 31% 32% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 36% 30% 15% 26% 3% 26% 6%
Contains more Iron +2440%
Contains more Calcium +102.5%
Contains more Potassium +72.4%
Contains more Magnesium +281%
Contains more Copper +327.3%
Contains more Zinc +909.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%

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 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +753%
Contains more Folate +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +35.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.31
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.129
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 106% 255% 0% 0% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 0% 0% 86%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 144% 192% 20% 0% 23% 28% 4% 19% 30% 0% 625% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +753%
Contains more Folate +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +35.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.31
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.129

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
91
Watercress
Mineral Summary Score
68
Peppermint
18
Watercress

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
14%
Watercress
Carbohydrates
15%
Peppermint
1%
Watercress
Fats
4%
Peppermint
0%
Watercress

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

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Peppermint Watercress
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watercress
Watercress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.219g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Watercress
Watercress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Watercress
Watercress is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peppermint
Peppermint is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppermint
Peppermint contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppermint
Peppermint is relatively richer in minerals
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppermint Watercress Opinion
Calories 70 11 Peppermint
Protein 3.75 2.3 Peppermint
Fats 0.94 0.1 Peppermint
Vitamin C 31.8 43 Watercress
Carbs 14.89 1.29 Peppermint
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.08 0.2 Peppermint
Calcium 243 120 Peppermint
Potassium 569 330 Peppermint
Magnesium 80 21 Peppermint
Sugar 0.2 Peppermint
Fiber 8 0.5 Peppermint
Copper 0.329 0.077 Peppermint
Zinc 1.11 0.11 Peppermint
Starch
Phosphorus 73 60 Peppermint
Sodium 31 41 Peppermint
Vitamin A 4248 3191 Peppermint
Vitamin E 1 Watercress
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.09 Watercress
Vitamin B2 0.266 0.12 Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1.706 0.2 Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.31 Peppermint
Vitamin B6 0.129 0.129
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 250 Watercress
Folate 114 9 Peppermint
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.246 0.027 Watercress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033 0.008 Peppermint
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508 0.035 Peppermint
Tryptophan 0.058 0.03 Peppermint
Threonine 0.154 0.133 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154 0.093 Peppermint
Leucine 0.281 0.166 Peppermint
Lysine 0.161 0.134 Peppermint
Methionine 0.053 0.02 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191 0.114 Peppermint
Valine 0.187 0.137 Peppermint
Histidine 0.075 0.04 Peppermint
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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. Watercress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170068/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.