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Drumstick tree vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Drumstick tree and Mexican tea

  • Drumstick tree has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5, however Mexican tea has more Manganese, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Drumstick tree is 153% higher.
  • Mexican tea has 4 times less Vitamin B5 than Drumstick tree. Drumstick tree has 0.794mg of Vitamin B5, while Mexican tea has 0.179mg.

Food types used in this article are Drumstick pods, raw 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
Contains more Iron +422.2%
Contains more Calcium +816.7%
Contains more Potassium +37.3%
Contains more Magnesium +168.9%
Contains more Copper +126.2%
Contains more Zinc +144.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +72%
Equal in Sodium - 43
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Contains more Iron +422.2%
Contains more Calcium +816.7%
Contains more Potassium +37.3%
Contains more Magnesium +168.9%
Contains more Copper +126.2%
Contains more Zinc +144.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +72%
Equal in Sodium - 43

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 +3816.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +343.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +370.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.7%
Contains more Folate +388.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 470% 5% 0% 0% 14% 18% 12% 48% 28% 0% 0% 33%
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 +3816.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +343.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +370.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.7%
Contains more Folate +388.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639

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
52
Drumstick tree
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
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 food.
Protein
13%
Drumstick tree
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
2%
Mexican tea

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.
Drumstick tree Mexican tea
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Drumstick tree 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 lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.033g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 Drumstick tree Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 37 32 Drumstick tree
Protein 2.1 0.33 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2 0.52 Mexican tea
Vitamin C 141 3.6 Drumstick tree
Net carbs 5.329999923706055 3.640000104904175 Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53 7.44 Drumstick tree
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.36 1.88 Mexican tea
Calcium 30 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 461 633 Mexican tea
Magnesium 45 121 Mexican tea
Sugar
Fiber 3.2 3.8 Mexican tea
Copper 0.084 0.19 Mexican tea
Zinc 0.45 1.1 Mexican tea
Starch
Phosphorus 50 86 Mexican tea
Sodium 42 43 Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 74 57 Drumstick tree
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.028 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074 0.348 Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.62 0.639 Mexican tea
Vitamin B5 0.794 0.179 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.152 Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 44 215 Mexican tea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.033 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003 Drumstick tree
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Drumstick tree - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170483/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.