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Wakame vs Mexican tea - 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
Wakame
2
:
Contains more Iron +16%
Contains more Copper +49.5%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +1166%
Contains more Magnesium +13.1%
Contains more Zinc +189.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 86
Contains more Iron +16%
Contains more Copper +49.5%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +1166%
Contains more Magnesium +13.1%
Contains more Zinc +189.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 86

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
Wakame
6
:
Contains more Vitamin A +531.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +289.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7500%
Contains more Vitamin A +531.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +289.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7500%

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
14
Wakame
11
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
44
Wakame
43
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
18%
Wakame
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
3%
Wakame
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.
Wakame Mexican tea
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Wakame 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?
Wakame
Wakame is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sugars (difference - 0.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sodium (difference - 829mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.13g)
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 richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Wakame Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 45 32 Wakame
Protein 3.03 0.33 Wakame
Fats 0.64 0.52 Wakame
Vitamin C 3 3.6 Mexican tea
Carbs 9.14 7.44 Wakame
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.18 1.88 Wakame
Calcium 150 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 50 633 Mexican tea
Magnesium 107 121 Mexican tea
Sugars 0.65 Wakame
Fiber 0.5 3.8 Mexican tea
Copper 0.284 0.19 Wakame
Zinc 0.38 1.1 Mexican tea
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Phosphorus 80 86 Mexican tea
Sodium 872 43 Mexican tea
Vitamin A 360 57 Wakame
Vitamin E 1 Wakame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.028 Wakame
Vitamin B2 0.23 0.348 Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 1.6 0.639 Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.697 0.179 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.152 Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.3 Wakame
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058 Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218 Wakame
Tryptophan 0.035 Wakame
Threonine 0.165 Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087 Wakame
Leucine 0.257 Wakame
Lysine 0.112 Wakame
Methionine 0.063 Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112 Wakame
Valine 0.209 Wakame
Histidine 0.015 Wakame
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.