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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 Calcium +816.7%
Contains more Iron +422.2%
Contains more Magnesium +168.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +72%
Contains more Potassium +37.3%
Contains more Zinc +144.4%
Contains more Copper +126.2%
Equal in Sodium - 43
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64%
Contains more Calcium +816.7%
Contains more Iron +422.2%
Contains more Magnesium +168.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +72%
Contains more Potassium +37.3%
Contains more Zinc +144.4%
Contains more Copper +126.2%
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 A +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +3816.7%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 0% 0% 470% 14% 18% 12% 48% 28% 33% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +3816.7%
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

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 Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Mexican tea Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 3.64g Drumstick tree
Protein 2.1g 0.33g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.52g Mexican tea
Carbs 8.53g 7.44g Drumstick tree
Calories 37kcal 32kcal Drumstick tree
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 3.2g 3.8g Mexican tea
Calcium 30mg 275mg Mexican tea
Iron 0.36mg 1.88mg Mexican tea
Magnesium 45mg 121mg Mexican tea
Phosphorus 50mg 86mg Mexican tea
Potassium 461mg 633mg Mexican tea
Sodium 42mg 43mg Drumstick tree
Zinc 0.45mg 1.1mg Mexican tea
Copper 0.084mg 0.19mg Mexican tea
Vitamin A 74IU 57IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 3.6mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.028mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.639mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.179mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.152mg Mexican tea
Folate 44µg 215µg Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g g Drumstick tree

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Drumstick tree Mexican tea
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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

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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

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.