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Sun-dried tomato vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Sun-dried tomato and Mexican tea

  • Sun-dried tomato has more Vitamin C, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6 and Iron, however Mexican tea is richer in Manganese, Folate and Calcium.
  • Mexican tea covers your daily Manganese needs 114% more than Sun-dried tomato.
  • Mexican tea has 28 times less Vitamin C than Sun-dried tomato. Sun-dried tomato has 101.8mg of Vitamin C, while Mexican tea has 3.6mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained 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
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Contains more Iron +42.6%
Contains more Potassium +147.2%
Contains more Copper +148.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.6%
Contains more Calcium +485.1%
Contains more Magnesium +49.4%
Contains more Zinc +41%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 101% 15% 139% 58% 158% 22% 60% 35%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Contains more Iron +42.6%
Contains more Potassium +147.2%
Contains more Copper +148.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.6%
Contains more Calcium +485.1%
Contains more Magnesium +49.4%
Contains more Zinc +41%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%

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 +2727.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2156.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +589.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +468.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.9%
Contains more Folate +834.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.348
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 340% 78% 0% 0% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 0% 0% 18%
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 +2727.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2156.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +589.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +468.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.9%
Contains more Folate +834.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.348

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
62
Sun-dried tomato
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
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
30%
Sun-dried tomato
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
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.
Sun-dried tomato Mexican tea
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sun-dried tomato Mexican tea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sodium (difference - 223mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.893g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Sun-dried tomato Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 213 32 Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06 0.33 Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08 0.52 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin C 101.8 3.6 Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33 7.44 Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.68 1.88 Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 1565 633 Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81 121 Mexican tea
Sugars
Fiber 5.8 3.8 Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473 0.19 Sun-dried tomato
Zinc 0.78 1.1 Mexican tea
Starch
Phosphorus 139 86 Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266 43 Mexican tea
Vitamin A 1286 57 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.193 0.028 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383 0.348 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63 0.639 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479 0.179 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319 0.152 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 23 215 Mexican tea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.893 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663 Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06 Sun-dried tomato
Tryptophan 0.037 Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128 Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121 Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185 Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186 Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044 Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131 Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13 Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077 Sun-dried tomato
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/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.