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Okra vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Okra and Mexican tea

  • Okra has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B1, however Mexican tea has more Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, and Copper.
  • Mexican tea's daily need coverage for Manganese is 100% more.
  • Okra has 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Mexican tea. Okra has 0.2mg of Vitamin B1, while Mexican tea has 0.028mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Okra, 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 less Sodium -83.7%
Contains more Iron +203.2%
Contains more Calcium +235.4%
Contains more Potassium +111.7%
Contains more Magnesium +112.3%
Contains more Copper +74.3%
Contains more Zinc +89.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 25% 27% 41% 37% 16% 27% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Contains less Sodium -83.7%
Contains more Iron +203.2%
Contains more Calcium +235.4%
Contains more Potassium +111.7%
Contains more Magnesium +112.3%
Contains more Copper +74.3%
Contains more Zinc +89.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%

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
Okra
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Contains more Vitamin C +538.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1156.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +480%
Contains more Folate +258.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 77% 43% 6% 0% 50% 14% 19% 15% 50% 0% 79% 45%
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 +538.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1156.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +480%
Contains more Folate +258.3%

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
33
Okra
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
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
12%
Okra
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
1%
Okra
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.
Okra Mexican tea
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Okra
Okra is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.48g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 33 32 Okra
Protein 1.93 0.33 Okra
Fats 0.19 0.52 Mexican tea
Vitamin C 23 3.6 Okra
Net carbs 4.25 3.640000104904175 Okra
Carbs 7.45 7.44 Okra
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 1.88 Mexican tea
Calcium 82 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 299 633 Mexican tea
Magnesium 57 121 Mexican tea
Sugar 1.48 Mexican tea
Fiber 3.2 3.8 Mexican tea
Copper 0.109 0.19 Mexican tea
Zinc 0.58 1.1 Mexican tea
Starch 0.34 Okra
Phosphorus 61 86 Mexican tea
Sodium 7 43 Okra
Vitamin A 716 57 Okra
Vitamin E 0.27 Okra
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.028 Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.348 Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 1 0.639 Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245 0.179 Okra
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.152 Okra
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.3 Okra
Folate 60 215 Mexican tea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.026 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027 Okra
Tryptophan 0.017 Okra
Threonine 0.065 Okra
Isoleucine 0.069 Okra
Leucine 0.105 Okra
Lysine 0.081 Okra
Methionine 0.021 Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065 Okra
Valine 0.091 Okra
Histidine 0.031 Okra
Fructose 0.57 Okra

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. Okra - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169260/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.