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Jalapeño vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Jalapeño and Mexican tea

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, however Mexican tea is higher in Manganese, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Copper, and Potassium.
  • Mexican tea covers your daily need of Manganese 130% more than Jalapeño.
  • Jalapeño has 33 times more Vitamin C than Mexican tea. While Jalapeño has 118.6mg of Vitamin C, Mexican tea has only 3.6mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Epazote, 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 less Sodium -93%
Contains more Iron +652%
Contains more Calcium +2191.7%
Contains more Potassium +155.2%
Contains more Magnesium +706.7%
Contains more Copper +313%
Contains more Zinc +685.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +230.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Contains less Sodium -93%
Contains more Iron +652%
Contains more Calcium +2191.7%
Contains more Potassium +155.2%
Contains more Magnesium +706.7%
Contains more Copper +313%
Contains more Zinc +685.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +230.8%

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 +3194.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1791.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +397.1%
Contains more Folate +696.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +3194.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1791.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +397.1%
Contains more Folate +696.3%

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
64
Jalapeño
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
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%
Jalapeño
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
2%
Mexican tea

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

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Jalapeño Mexican tea
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.092g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 29 32 Mexican tea
Protein 0.91 0.33 Jalapeño
Fats 0.37 0.52 Mexican tea
Vitamin C 118.6 3.6 Jalapeño
Net carbs 3.700000047683716 3.640000104904175 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5 7.44 Mexican tea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 1.88 Mexican tea
Calcium 12 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 248 633 Mexican tea
Magnesium 15 121 Mexican tea
Sugar 4.12 Mexican tea
Fiber 2.8 3.8 Mexican tea
Copper 0.046 0.19 Mexican tea
Zinc 0.14 1.1 Mexican tea
Starch
Phosphorus 26 86 Mexican tea
Sodium 3 43 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078 57 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.028 Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.348 Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 1.28 0.639 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.179 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.152 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 27 215 Mexican tea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.

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