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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 Calcium +235.4%
Contains more Iron +203.2%
Contains more Magnesium +112.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Contains more Potassium +111.7%
Contains more Zinc +89.7%
Contains more Copper +74.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 24% 41% 27% 27% 1% 16% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64%
Contains less Sodium -83.7%
Contains more Calcium +235.4%
Contains more Iron +203.2%
Contains more Magnesium +112.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Contains more Potassium +111.7%
Contains more Zinc +89.7%
Contains more Copper +74.3%

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Mexican tea Opinion
Net carbs 4.25g 3.64g Okra
Protein 1.93g 0.33g Okra
Fats 0.19g 0.52g Mexican tea
Carbs 7.45g 7.44g Okra
Calories 33kcal 32kcal Okra
Starch 0.34g g Okra
Fructose 0.57g g Okra
Sugar 1.48g g Mexican tea
Fiber 3.2g 3.8g Mexican tea
Calcium 82mg 275mg Mexican tea
Iron 0.62mg 1.88mg Mexican tea
Magnesium 57mg 121mg Mexican tea
Phosphorus 61mg 86mg Mexican tea
Potassium 299mg 633mg Mexican tea
Sodium 7mg 43mg Okra
Zinc 0.58mg 1.1mg Mexican tea
Copper 0.109mg 0.19mg Mexican tea
Vitamin A 716IU 57IU Okra
Vitamin E 0.27mg mg Okra
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 23mg 3.6mg Okra
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.028mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.639mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.179mg Okra
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.152mg Okra
Folate 60µg 215µg Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.3µg µg Okra
Tryptophan 0.017mg mg Okra
Threonine 0.065mg mg Okra
Isoleucine 0.069mg mg Okra
Leucine 0.105mg mg Okra
Lysine 0.081mg mg Okra
Methionine 0.021mg mg Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065mg mg Okra
Valine 0.091mg mg Okra
Histidine 0.031mg mg Okra
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.026g g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g g Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027g g Okra

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Okra 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
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

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)

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.