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Carrot vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Carrot and Drumstick tree

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A, however Drumstick tree has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, Folate and Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Drumstick tree is 150% higher.
  • Drumstick tree has 209 times less Vitamin A than Carrot. Carrot has 835µg of Vitamin A, while Drumstick tree has 4µg.

Food types used in this article are Carrots, 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
Carrot
1
:
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Potassium +44.1%
Contains more Magnesium +275%
Contains more Copper +86.7%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -39.1%
Equal in Calcium - 30
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Potassium +44.1%
Contains more Magnesium +275%
Contains more Copper +86.7%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -39.1%
Equal in Calcium - 30

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
Carrot
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +22475.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Vitamin C +2289.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.8%
Contains more Folate +131.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
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 Vitamin A +22475.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Vitamin C +2289.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.8%
Contains more Folate +131.6%

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
98
Carrot
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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 the food
Protein
6%
Carrot
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Drumstick tree

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot 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 contains less Sugars?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sugars (difference - 4.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
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 - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree 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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Carrot Drumstick tree Opinion
Calories 41 37 Carrot
Protein 0.93 2.1 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.24 0.2 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 141 Drumstick tree
Carbs 9.58 8.53 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.36 Drumstick tree
Calcium 33 30 Carrot
Potassium 320 461 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 12 45 Drumstick tree
Sugars 4.74 Drumstick tree
Fiber 2.8 3.2 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.045 0.084 Drumstick tree
Zinc 0.24 0.45 Drumstick tree
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 50 Drumstick tree
Sodium 69 42 Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 16706 74 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.053 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.074 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.62 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.794 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.12 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 Carrot
Folate 19 44 Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.033 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.102 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.003 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 Carrot
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.