Egg Yolk vs. Tea Powder

Nutrition comparison of Egg Yolk and Tea Powder


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of egg yolk versus tea powder (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in egg yolk and tea powder:

  • Both egg yolk and tea powder are high in calcium, calories, iron and protein.
  • Egg yolk has 8.8 times less sugar than tea powder.
  • Egg yolk has more thiamin and Vitamin B12, however, tea powder contains more niacin.
  • Egg yolk is an excellent source of Vitamin A and Vitamin D.
  • For omega-3 fatty acids, egg yolk has more dha and epa than tea powder.
  • Tea powder is an excellent source of dietary fiber and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of egg yolk and tea powder is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Egg Yolk (Egg, yolk, raw, fresh) and Tea Powder (Beverages, tea, instant, unsweetened, powder) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both egg yolk and tea powder are high in calories. Egg yolk is very similar to tea powder for calories - egg yolk has 322 calories per 100 grams and tea powder has 315 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, egg yolk is much lighter in carbs, much heavier in fat and similar to tea powder for protein. Egg yolk has a macronutrient ratio of 20:5:75 and for tea powder, 20:80:0 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Egg Yolk Tea Powder
Protein 20% 20%
Carbohydrates 5% 80%
Fat 75% ~
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Tea powder is high in carbohydrates and egg yolk has 94% less carbohydrates than tea powder - egg yolk has 3.6g of total carbs per 100 grams and tea powder has 58.7g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Tea powder is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than egg yolk - tea powder has 8.5g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and egg yolk does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Egg yolk has 8.8 times less sugar than tea powder - egg yolk has 0.56g of sugar per 100 grams and tea powder has 5.5g of sugar.



Protein

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Both egg yolk and tea powder are high in protein. Tea powder has 27% more protein than egg yolk - egg yolk has 15.9g of protein per 100 grams and tea powder has 20.2g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Egg yolk is high in saturated fat and tea powder has less saturated fat than egg yolk - egg yolk has 9.6g of saturated fat per 100 grams and tea powder does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Egg yolk is high in cholesterol and tea powder has less cholesterol than egg yolk - egg yolk has 1085mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and tea powder does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin A

Egg yolk is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has more Vitamin A than tea powder - egg yolk has 381ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and tea powder does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin D

Egg yolk is an excellent source of Vitamin D and it has more Vitamin D than tea powder - egg yolk has 218iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and tea powder does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Egg yolk has more Vitamin E than tea powder - egg yolk has 2.6mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and tea powder does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Egg yolk and tea powder contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - egg yolk has 0.7ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and tea powder does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Egg yolk has more thiamin and Vitamin B12, however, tea powder contains more niacin. Both egg yolk and tea powder contain significant amounts of riboflavin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Egg Yolk Tea Powder
Thiamin 0.176 MG ~
Riboflavin 0.528 MG 0.985 MG
Niacin 0.024 MG 10.8 MG
Pantothenic acid 2.99 MG 4.53 MG
Vitamin B6 0.35 MG 0.356 MG
Folate 146 UG 103 UG
Vitamin B12 1.95 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Both egg yolk and tea powder are high in calcium. Egg yolk has a little more calcium (9%) than tea powder by weight - egg yolk has 129mg of calcium per 100 grams and tea powder has 118mg of calcium.

iron

Both egg yolk and tea powder are high in iron. Egg yolk has 21% more iron than tea powder - egg yolk has 2.7mg of iron per 100 grams and tea powder has 2.3mg of iron.

potassium

Tea powder is an excellent source of potassium and it has 54 times more potassium than egg yolk - egg yolk has 109mg of potassium per 100 grams and tea powder has 6040mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, egg yolk has more DHA and EPA than tea powder per 100 grams. Both egg yolk and tea powder contain significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA).

Egg Yolk Tea Powder
alpha linoleic acid 0.103 G 0.082 G
DHA 0.114 G ~
EPA 0.011 G ~
Total 0.228 G 0.082 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, egg yolk has more linoleic acid than tea powder per 100 grams.

Egg Yolk Tea Powder
other omega 6 0.438 G ~
linoleic acid 3.538 G 0.04 G
Total 3.976 G 0.04 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Egg Yolk (Egg, yolk, raw, fresh) and Tea Powder (Beverages, tea, instant, unsweetened, powder) .

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