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Yam vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yam
Yam contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sugars (difference - 0.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Yam Drumstick tree
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Yam Drumstick tree
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Yam
65
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
19
Yam
16
Drumstick tree

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
Yam
5
:
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +77%
Contains more Copper +111.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Calcium +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +77%
Contains more Copper +111.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Calcium +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50

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
Yam
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +724.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +724.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.9%

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 the food
Protein
9%
Yam
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
28%
Yam
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Yam
1%
Drumstick tree

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Yam Drumstick tree Opinion
Calories 118 37 Yam
Protein 1.53 2.1 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.17 0.2 Drumstick tree
Vitamin C 17.1 141 Drumstick tree
Carbs 27.88 8.53 Yam
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.54 0.36 Yam
Calcium 17 30 Drumstick tree
Potassium 816 461 Yam
Magnesium 21 45 Drumstick tree
Sugars 0.5 Yam
Fiber 4.1 3.2 Yam
Copper 0.178 0.084 Yam
Zinc 0.24 0.45 Drumstick tree
Starch
Phosphorus 55 50 Yam
Sodium 9 42 Yam
Vitamin A 138 74 Yam
Vitamin E 0.35 Yam
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.112 0.053 Yam
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.074 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.552 0.62 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.314 0.794 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.293 0.12 Yam
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.3 Yam
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.033 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 0.102 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.003 Yam
Tryptophan 0.012 Yam
Threonine 0.054 Yam
Isoleucine 0.052 Yam
Leucine 0.096 Yam
Lysine 0.059 Yam
Methionine 0.021 Yam
Phenylalanine 0.071 Yam
Valine 0.062 Yam
Histidine 0.034 Yam
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.