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Pea vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pea and Mexican tea different?

  • Pea is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Fiber, while Mexican tea is higher in Manganese, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, and Potassium.
  • Mexican tea covers your daily need of Manganese 117% more than Pea.
  • Pea contains 11 times more Vitamin C than Mexican tea. Pea contains 40mg of Vitamin C, while Mexican tea contains 3.6mg.

Peas, green, raw and Epazote, raw types were used in this article.

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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 Zinc +12.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.6%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Contains more Iron +27.9%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Potassium +159.4%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.19
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Contains more Zinc +12.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.6%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Contains more Iron +27.9%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Potassium +159.4%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.19

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
Pea
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +1011.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1242.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +227.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.1%
Contains more Folate +230.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
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 +1011.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1242.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +227.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.1%
Contains more Folate +230.8%

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.
Pea 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 Pea Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 81kcal 32kcal Pea
Protein 5.42g 0.33g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.52g Mexican tea
Vitamin C 40mg 3.6mg Pea
Net carbs 8.75g 3.64g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 7.44g Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.47mg 1.88mg Mexican tea
Calcium 25mg 275mg Mexican tea
Potassium 244mg 633mg Mexican tea
Magnesium 33mg 121mg Mexican tea
Sugar 5.67g g Mexican tea
Fiber 5.7g 3.8g Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.19mg Mexican tea
Zinc 1.24mg 1.1mg Pea
Starch g g
Phosphorus 108mg 86mg Pea
Sodium 5mg 43mg Pea
Vitamin A 765IU 57IU Pea
Vitamin E 0.13mg mg Pea
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.028mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 0.639mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.179mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.152mg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg µg Pea
Folate 65µg 215µg Mexican tea
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g g Pea
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg mg Pea
Fructose 0.39g g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea Mexican tea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
39
Pea
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
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
33%
Pea
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
2%
Pea
2%
Mexican tea

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.67g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.071g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.