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Spearmint vs. Taco seasoning — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Spearmint and Taco seasoning different?

  • Spearmint is richer in Iron, while Taco seasoning is higher in Fiber, and Vitamin C.
  • Taco seasoning covers your daily need of Sodium 349% more than Spearmint.
  • Spearmint contains 2 times more Iron than Taco seasoning. Spearmint contains 11.87mg of Iron, while Taco seasoning contains 6.75mg.
  • Spearmint is lower in Sodium.

Spearmint, fresh and PACE, Dry Taco Seasoning Mix types were used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +75.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 60% 446% 45% 26% 41% 4% 30% 80% 146% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 254% 0% 0% 0% 1053% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +75.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +131.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +238.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 244% 0% 0% 45% 20% 41% 18% 15% 37% 79% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 563% 0% 0% 150% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +131.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +238.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +1400.9%
Contains more Carbs +569.3%
Contains more Other +1781.7%
3% 8% 86% 2%
Protein: 3.29 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 8.41 g
Water: 85.55 g
Other: 2.02 g
56% 6% 38%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 56.29 g
Water: 5.7 g
Other: 38.01 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +1400.9%
Contains more Carbs +569.3%
Contains more Other +1781.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Spearmint Taco seasoning
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Spearmint Taco seasoning Opinion
Net carbs 1.61g 37.49g Taco seasoning
Protein 3.29g 0g Spearmint
Fats 0.73g 0g Spearmint
Carbs 8.41g 56.29g Taco seasoning
Calories 44kcal 188kcal Taco seasoning
Sugar 18.76g Spearmint
Fiber 6.8g 18.8g Taco seasoning
Calcium 199mg Spearmint
Iron 11.87mg 6.75mg Spearmint
Magnesium 63mg Spearmint
Phosphorus 60mg Spearmint
Potassium 458mg Spearmint
Sodium 30mg 8068mg Spearmint
Zinc 1.09mg Spearmint
Copper 0.24mg Spearmint
Manganese 1.118mg Spearmint
Vitamin A 4054IU 9381IU Taco seasoning
Vitamin A RAE 203µg Spearmint
Vitamin C 13.3mg 45mg Taco seasoning
Vitamin B1 0.078mg Spearmint
Vitamin B2 0.175mg Spearmint
Vitamin B3 0.948mg Spearmint
Vitamin B5 0.25mg Spearmint
Vitamin B6 0.158mg Spearmint
Folate 105µg Spearmint
Tryptophan 0.05mg Spearmint
Threonine 0.135mg Spearmint
Isoleucine 0.135mg Spearmint
Leucine 0.247mg Spearmint
Lysine 0.141mg Spearmint
Methionine 0.046mg Spearmint
Phenylalanine 0.168mg Spearmint
Valine 0.164mg Spearmint
Histidine 0.066mg Spearmint
Saturated Fat 0.191g 0g Taco seasoning
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g Spearmint
Polyunsaturated fat 0.394g Spearmint

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Spearmint Taco seasoning
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Spearmint
55%
Taco seasoning
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
88%
Spearmint
131%
Taco seasoning

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.191g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spearmint
Spearmint is lower in Sugar (difference - 18.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spearmint
Spearmint contains less Sodium (difference - 8038mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Spearmint
Spearmint is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spearmint
Spearmint is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Spearmint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173475/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.