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Shallot vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Shallot and Mexican tea

  • Shallot has more Vitamin B6, while Mexican tea has more Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Calcium, Copper, Potassium, Iron, and Zinc.
  • Mexican tea's daily need coverage for Manganese is 122% higher.
  • Mexican tea contains 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Shallot. Shallot contains 0.345mg of Vitamin B6, while Mexican tea contains 0.152mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Shallots, 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 -72.1%
Contains more Calcium +643.2%
Contains more Iron +56.7%
Contains more Magnesium +476.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.3%
Contains more Potassium +89.5%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Copper +115.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64%
Contains less Sodium -72.1%
Contains more Calcium +643.2%
Contains more Iron +56.7%
Contains more Magnesium +476.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.3%
Contains more Potassium +89.5%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Copper +115.9%

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 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127%
Contains more Vitamin A +1325%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1640%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +219.5%
Contains more Folate +532.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
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 C +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127%
Contains more Vitamin A +1325%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1640%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +219.5%
Contains more Folate +532.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Mexican tea Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 3.64g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 0.33g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 0.52g Mexican tea
Carbs 16.8g 7.44g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 32kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.87g g Mexican tea
Fiber 3.2g 3.8g Mexican tea
Calcium 37mg 275mg Mexican tea
Iron 1.2mg 1.88mg Mexican tea
Magnesium 21mg 121mg Mexican tea
Phosphorus 60mg 86mg Mexican tea
Potassium 334mg 633mg Mexican tea
Sodium 12mg 43mg Shallot
Zinc 0.4mg 1.1mg Mexican tea
Copper 0.088mg 0.19mg Mexican tea
Vitamin A 4IU 57IU Mexican tea
Vitamin E 0.04mg mg Shallot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 3.6mg Shallot
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.028mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.639mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.179mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.152mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 215µg Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg µg Shallot
Tryptophan 0.028mg mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g g Shallot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shallot 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
15
Shallot
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
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
15%
Shallot
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
0%
Shallot
2%
Mexican tea

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.87g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
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)
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.

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.