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Pumpkin vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pumpkin and Mexican tea?

  • Pumpkin is richer in Vitamin A RAE, yet Mexican tea is richer in Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Fiber, Potassium, and Zinc.
  • Mexican tea's daily need coverage for Manganese is 129% higher.
  • Pumpkin has 142 times more Vitamin A RAE than Mexican tea. Pumpkin has 426µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Mexican tea has 3µg.

We used Pumpkin, raw and Epazote, raw types in this comparison.

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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 -97.7%
Contains more Calcium +1209.5%
Contains more Iron +135%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.5%
Contains more Potassium +86.2%
Contains more Zinc +243.8%
Contains more Copper +49.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 30% 9% 19% 30% 1% 9% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64%
Contains less Sodium -97.7%
Contains more Calcium +1209.5%
Contains more Iron +135%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.5%
Contains more Potassium +86.2%
Contains more Zinc +243.8%
Contains more Copper +49.6%

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 +14835.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +216.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +149.2%
Contains more Folate +1243.8%
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 511% 22% 0% 30% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 12% 0% 3%
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 +14835.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +216.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +149.2%
Contains more Folate +1243.8%
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.
Pumpkin Mexican tea
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pumpkin Mexican tea Opinion
Net carbs 6g 3.64g Pumpkin
Protein 1g 0.33g Pumpkin
Fats 0.1g 0.52g Mexican tea
Carbs 6.5g 7.44g Mexican tea
Calories 26kcal 32kcal Mexican tea
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.76g g Mexican tea
Fiber 0.5g 3.8g Mexican tea
Calcium 21mg 275mg Mexican tea
Iron 0.8mg 1.88mg Mexican tea
Magnesium 12mg 121mg Mexican tea
Phosphorus 44mg 86mg Mexican tea
Potassium 340mg 633mg Mexican tea
Sodium 1mg 43mg Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32mg 1.1mg Mexican tea
Copper 0.127mg 0.19mg Mexican tea
Vitamin A 8513IU 57IU Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06mg mg Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9mg 3.6mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.028mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.639mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B5 0.298mg 0.179mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061mg 0.152mg Mexican tea
Folate 16µg 215µg Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.1µg µg Pumpkin
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029mg mg Pumpkin
Isoleucine 0.031mg mg Pumpkin
Leucine 0.046mg mg Pumpkin
Lysine 0.054mg mg Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011mg mg Pumpkin
Phenylalanine 0.032mg mg Pumpkin
Valine 0.035mg mg Pumpkin
Histidine 0.016mg mg Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.052g g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g g Pumpkin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005g g Pumpkin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pumpkin 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
55
Pumpkin
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
18
Pumpkin
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
6%
Pumpkin
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
2%
Mexican tea

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
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)
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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.