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Beetroot vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Beetroot and Drumstick tree

  • Beetroot is richer in Folate, and Iron, while Drumstick tree is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium.
  • Drumstick tree covers your daily Vitamin C needs 151% more than Beetroot.
  • Beetroot has 2 times more Folate than Drumstick tree. Beetroot has 109µg of Folate, while Drumstick tree has 44µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beets, raw and Drumstick pods, 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 more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +41.8%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Copper +12%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains less Sodium -46.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +41.8%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Copper +12%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains less Sodium -46.2%

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 Folate +147.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2777.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +124.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 470% 5% 0% 0% 14% 18% 12% 48% 28% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Folate +147.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2777.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +124.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.1%

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
12
Beetroot
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
18
Beetroot
20
Drumstick tree

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
10%
Beetroot
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Beetroot
1%
Drumstick tree

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.
Beetroot Drumstick tree
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Beetroot Drumstick tree
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Drumstick tree Opinion
Calories 43 37 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 2.1 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.17 0.2 Drumstick tree
Vitamin C 4.9 141 Drumstick tree
Net carbs 6.760000228881836 5.329999923706055 Beetroot
Carbs 9.56 8.53 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.36 Beetroot
Calcium 16 30 Drumstick tree
Potassium 325 461 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 23 45 Drumstick tree
Sugar 6.76 Drumstick tree
Fiber 2.8 3.2 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.075 0.084 Drumstick tree
Zinc 0.35 0.45 Drumstick tree
Starch
Phosphorus 40 50 Drumstick tree
Sodium 78 42 Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 33 74 Drumstick tree
Vitamin E 0.04 Beetroot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.053 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.074 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.334 0.62 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.794 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.12 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 Beetroot
Folate 109 44 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.033 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.102 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.003 Beetroot
Tryptophan 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 Beetroot
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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. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/nutrients
  2. Drumstick tree - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170483/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.