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Watercress vs Peppermint - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Watercress and Peppermint

  • Watercress has more Vitamin C, however Peppermint is higher in Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3.
  • Peppermint covers your daily Iron needs 61% more than Watercress.

Food varieties used in this article are Watercress, raw and Peppermint, fresh.

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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 more Iron +2440%
Contains more Calcium +102.5%
Contains more Potassium +72.4%
Contains more Magnesium +281%
Contains more Copper +327.3%
Contains more Zinc +909.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 36% 30% 15% 26% 3% 26% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 73% 51% 58% 110% 31% 32% 5%
Contains more Iron +2440%
Contains more Calcium +102.5%
Contains more Potassium +72.4%
Contains more Magnesium +281%
Contains more Copper +327.3%
Contains more Zinc +909.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%

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 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +753%
Contains more Folate +1166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.082
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.338
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.129
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 144% 192% 20% 0% 23% 28% 4% 19% 30% 0% 625% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 106% 255% 0% 0% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 0% 0% 86%
Contains more Vitamin C +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +753%
Contains more Folate +1166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.082
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.338
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.129

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
91
Watercress
51
Peppermint
Mineral Summary Score
18
Watercress
68
Peppermint

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
14%
Watercress
23%
Peppermint
Carbohydrates
1%
Watercress
15%
Peppermint
Fats
0%
Watercress
4%
Peppermint

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.
Watercress Peppermint
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Watercress Peppermint
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 lower in Saturated Fat?
Watercress
Watercress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.219g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Watercress
Watercress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Watercress
Watercress is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peppermint
Peppermint is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppermint
Peppermint contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppermint
Peppermint 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watercress Peppermint Opinion
Calories 11 70 Peppermint
Protein 2.3 3.75 Peppermint
Fats 0.1 0.94 Peppermint
Vitamin C 43 31.8 Watercress
Carbs 1.29 14.89 Peppermint
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.2 5.08 Peppermint
Calcium 120 243 Peppermint
Potassium 330 569 Peppermint
Magnesium 21 80 Peppermint
Sugar 0.2 Peppermint
Fiber 0.5 8 Peppermint
Copper 0.077 0.329 Peppermint
Zinc 0.11 1.11 Peppermint
Starch
Phosphorus 60 73 Peppermint
Sodium 41 31 Peppermint
Vitamin A 3191 4248 Peppermint
Vitamin E 1 Watercress
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.082 Watercress
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.266 Peppermint
Vitamin B3 0.2 1.706 Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.31 0.338 Peppermint
Vitamin B6 0.129 0.129
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 250 Watercress
Folate 9 114 Peppermint
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.246 Watercress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.033 Peppermint
Polyunsaturated fat 0.035 0.508 Peppermint
Tryptophan 0.03 0.058 Peppermint
Threonine 0.133 0.154 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.093 0.154 Peppermint
Leucine 0.166 0.281 Peppermint
Lysine 0.134 0.161 Peppermint
Methionine 0.02 0.053 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.114 0.191 Peppermint
Valine 0.137 0.187 Peppermint
Histidine 0.04 0.075 Peppermint
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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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Watercress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170068/nutrients
  2. Peppermint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173474/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.