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Mexican tea nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Epazote, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Mexican tea

Mexican tea
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
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Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 tbsp (0.8 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-16.7 (alkaline)
Calories
32
91% Calcium
90% Potassium
87% Magnesium
82% Folate
79% Folate, food
Explanation: The given food contains more Calcium than 91% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Calcium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Potassium, Magnesium, Folate, and Folate, food.

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Macronutrients chart

8% 90% 3%
Protein:
Daily Value: 1%
0.33 g of 50 g
1%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.52 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 2%
7.44 g of 300 g
2%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
89.21 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
2.5 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Amount Per 100g
Calories 32
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
2%
Sodium 43mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 7g
16%
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 0g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 275mg 28%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 633mg 19%

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The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64% 405% 5% 0%
Calcium: 275 mg of 1,000 mg 28%
Iron: 1.88 mg of 8 mg 24%
Magnesium: 121 mg of 420 mg 29%
Phosphorus: 86 mg of 700 mg 12%
Potassium: 633 mg of 3,400 mg 19%
Sodium: 43 mg of 2,300 mg 2%
Zinc: 1.1 mg of 11 mg 10%
Copper: 0.19 mg of 1 mg 21%
Manganese: 3.098 mg of 2 mg 135%
Selenium: 0.9 µg of 55 µg 2%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
275 mg
TOP 9%
Potassium
633 mg
TOP 10%
Magnesium
121 mg
TOP 13%
Manganese
3.098 mg
TOP 26%
Copper
0.19 mg
TOP 32%
Iron
1.88 mg
TOP 40%
Zinc
1.1 mg
TOP 52%
Phosphorus
86 mg
TOP 68%
Sodium
43 mg
TOP 75%
Selenium
0.9 µg
TOP 83%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 12% 7% 81% 12% 11% 36% 162% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 57 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 3.6 mg of 90 mg 4%
Vitamin B1: 0.028 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.348 mg of 1 mg 27%
Vitamin B3: 0.639 mg of 16 mg 4%
Vitamin B5: 0.179 mg of 5 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.152 mg of 1 mg 12%
Folate: 215 µg of 400 µg 54%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folate
215 µg
TOP 18%
Vitamin B2
0.348 mg
TOP 21%
Vitamin C
3.6 mg
TOP 32%
Vitamin A
57 IU
TOP 48%
Vitamin B6
0.152 mg
TOP 55%
Vitamin B3
0.639 mg
TOP 75%
Vitamin B5
0.179 mg
TOP 83%
Vitamin B1
0.028 mg
TOP 83%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Fiber content ratio for Mexican tea

3.8% 3.64%
Sugar: g
Fiber: 3.8 g
Other: 3.64 g

All nutrients for Mexican tea per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 1% 92% 0.33g 8.5 times less than Broccoli
Fats 1% 80% 0.52g 64.1 times less than Cheese
Carbs 2% 54% 7.44g 3.8 times less than Rice
Calories 2% 93% 32kcal 1.5 times less than Orange
Fiber 15% 22% 3.8g 1.6 times more than Orange
Calcium 28% 9% 275mg 2.2 times more than Milk
Iron 24% 40% 1.88mg 1.4 times less than Beef
Magnesium 29% 13% 121mg 1.2 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 12% 68% 86mg 2.1 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 19% 10% 633mg 4.3 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 2% 75% 43mg 11.4 times less than White Bread
Zinc 10% 52% 1.1mg 5.7 times less than Beef
Copper 21% 32% 0.19mg 1.3 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 4% 32% 3.6mg 14.7 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 2% 83% 0.03mg 9.5 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 27% 21% 0.35mg 2.7 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 4% 75% 0.64mg 15 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 4% 83% 0.18mg 6.3 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 12% 55% 0.15mg 1.3 times more than Oat
Folate 54% 18% 215µg 3.5 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169398/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.
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