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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Carrot. Carrot has 835µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Magnesium +275%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +44.1%
Contains less Sodium -39.1%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Copper +86.7%
Equal in Calcium - 30
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Magnesium +275%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +44.1%
Contains less Sodium -39.1%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Copper +86.7%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 0% 0% 470% 14% 18% 12% 48% 28% 33% 0% 0%
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%

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.
Carrot Drumstick tree
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Drumstick tree Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 5.33g Carrot
Protein 0.93g 2.1g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.24g 0.2g Carrot
Carbs 9.58g 8.53g Carrot
Calories 41kcal 37kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g g Drumstick tree
Fiber 2.8g 3.2g Drumstick tree
Calcium 33mg 30mg Carrot
Iron 0.3mg 0.36mg Drumstick tree
Magnesium 12mg 45mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 35mg 50mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 320mg 461mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 69mg 42mg Drumstick tree
Zinc 0.24mg 0.45mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.045mg 0.084mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 16706IU 74IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 141mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.053mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.074mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 0.62mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.12mg Carrot
Folate 19µg 44µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Carrot
Threonine 0.191mg mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.033g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.102g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.003g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carrot Drumstick tree
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
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 food.
Protein
6%
Carrot
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Drumstick tree

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.