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Potato pancake vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Potato pancake and Mexican tea?

  • Potato pancake is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Selenium, yet Mexican tea is richer in Manganese, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium and Vitamin B2.
  • Mexican tea's daily need coverage for Manganese is 123% higher.
  • Potato pancake has 18 times more Sodium than Mexican tea. Potato pancake has 764mg of Sodium, while Mexican tea has 43mg.

We used Potato pancakes and Epazote, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Phosphorus +48.8%
Contains more Iron +12.6%
Contains more Calcium +759.4%
Contains more Magnesium +236.1%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Equal in Potassium - 633
Equal in Copper - 0.19
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 10% 55% 26% 60% 20% 55% 100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.8%
Contains more Iron +12.6%
Contains more Calcium +759.4%
Contains more Magnesium +236.1%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Equal in Potassium - 633
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 C +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +98.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +464.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +322.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.2%
Contains more Folate +424.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 93% 7% 5% 9% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 37% 7% 31%
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 +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +98.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +464.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +322.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.2%
Contains more Folate +424.4%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
37
Potato pancake
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
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 the food
Protein
36%
Potato pancake
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
2%
Mexican tea

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Potato pancake Mexican tea
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Potato pancake Mexican tea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sugars (difference - 1.79g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sodium (difference - 721mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.496g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Potato pancake Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 268 32 Potato pancake
Protein 6.08 0.33 Potato pancake
Fats 14.76 0.52 Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6 3.6 Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81 7.44 Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95 0 Mexican tea
Vitamin D 11 0 Potato pancake
Iron 1.67 1.88 Mexican tea
Calcium 32 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 622 633 Mexican tea
Magnesium 36 121 Mexican tea
Sugars 1.79 Mexican tea
Fiber 3.3 3.8 Mexican tea
Copper 0.18 0.19 Mexican tea
Zinc 0.7 1.1 Mexican tea
Starch 20.88 Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128 86 Potato pancake
Sodium 764 43 Mexican tea
Vitamin A 113 57 Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23 Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158 0.028 Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173 0.348 Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 1.672 0.639 Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757 0.179 Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448 0.152 Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7 Potato pancake
Folate 41 215 Mexican tea
Trans Fat 0 Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73 Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516 Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087 Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24 Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28 Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442 Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389 Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137 Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3 Potato pancake
Valine 0.369 Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141 Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56 Potato pancake

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Potato pancake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170092/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.