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Peppers vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Peppers and Mexican tea

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, however Mexican tea have more Manganese, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Potassium, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Peppers is 265% higher.
  • Mexican tea has 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Peppers. Peppers have 0.278mg of Vitamin B6, while Mexican tea has 0.152mg.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, green, 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 -83.7%
Contains more Calcium +1427.8%
Contains more Iron +56.7%
Contains more Magnesium +384%
Contains more Phosphorus +87%
Contains more Potassium +86.2%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.19
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64%
Contains less Sodium -83.7%
Contains more Calcium +1427.8%
Contains more Iron +56.7%
Contains more Magnesium +384%
Contains more Phosphorus +87%
Contains more Potassium +86.2%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.19

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 +1968.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +6636.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +193.4%
Contains more Folate +834.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
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 +1968.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +6636.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +193.4%
Contains more Folate +834.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Mexican tea Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 3.64g Peppers
Protein 2g 0.33g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.52g Mexican tea
Carbs 9.46g 7.44g Peppers
Calories 40kcal 32kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g g Mexican tea
Fiber 1.5g 3.8g Mexican tea
Calcium 18mg 275mg Mexican tea
Iron 1.2mg 1.88mg Mexican tea
Magnesium 25mg 121mg Mexican tea
Phosphorus 46mg 86mg Mexican tea
Potassium 340mg 633mg Mexican tea
Sodium 7mg 43mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 1.1mg Mexican tea
Copper 0.174mg 0.19mg Mexican tea
Vitamin A 1179IU 57IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 3.6mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.028mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.639mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.179mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.152mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 215µg Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g g Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peppers 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
90
Peppers
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
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
12%
Peppers
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
1%
Peppers
2%
Mexican tea

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Peppers
Peppers is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.