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Tea vs Coffee - In-Depth Nutrition 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
Tea
2
:
5
Coffee
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +450%
Contains more Potassium +172.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Iron - 0.01
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +450%
Contains more Potassium +172.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Iron - 0.01

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
Tea
0
:
6
Coffee
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +496.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1853.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.001
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +496.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1853.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.001

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
0
Tea
2
Coffee
Mineral Summary Score
1
Tea
1
Coffee

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
0%
Tea
1%
Coffee
Carbohydrates
0%
Tea
0%
Coffee
Fats
0%
Tea
0%
Coffee

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.
Tea Coffee
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tea Coffee
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tea
Tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tea
Tea is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Coffee
Coffee contains less Sugars (difference - 0.02g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Coffee
Coffee contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Coffee
Coffee is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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 Tea Coffee Opinion
Calories 1 1
Protein 0.06 0.12 Coffee
Fats 0 0.02 Coffee
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.17 0 Tea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.01 0.01
Calcium 3 2 Tea
Potassium 18 49 Coffee
Magnesium 2 3 Coffee
Sugars 0.02 0 Tea
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.011 0.002 Tea
Zinc 0.01 0.02 Coffee
Starch
Phosphorus 1 3 Coffee
Sodium 4 2 Coffee
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 0.01 Coffee
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.014 Coffee
Vitamin B2 0.003 0.076 Coffee
Vitamin B3 0.032 0.191 Coffee
Vitamin B5 0.013 0.254 Coffee
Vitamin B6 0.001 0.001
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.1 Coffee
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0.002 Tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.015 Coffee
Polyunsaturated fat 0 0.001 Coffee
Tryptophan 0 Coffee
Threonine 0.001 Coffee
Isoleucine 0.002 Coffee
Leucine 0.005 Coffee
Lysine 0.001 Coffee
Methionine 0 Coffee
Phenylalanine 0.003 Coffee
Valine 0.003 Coffee
Histidine 0.002 Coffee
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.