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Cassava vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cassava and Drumstick tree

  • Cassava has more Manganese, however Drumstick tree has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, Fiber, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Drumstick tree is 134% higher.

Food types used in this article are Cassava, 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 Copper +19%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.1%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +32.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 24% 15% 34% 10% 12% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.1%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +32.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.2%

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 Vitamin B1 +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +584.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +469.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +642.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.4%
Contains more Folate +63%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 69% 1% 4% 0% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 0% 5% 21%
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 B1 +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +584.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +469.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +642.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.4%
Contains more Folate +63%

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
14
Cassava
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
14
Cassava
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
8%
Cassava
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Cassava
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.
Cassava Drumstick tree
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Cassava 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 - 1.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 94)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cassava Drumstick tree Opinion
Calories 160 37 Cassava
Protein 1.36 2.1 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.28 0.2 Cassava
Vitamin C 20.6 141 Drumstick tree
Net carbs 36.2599983215332 5.329999923706055 Cassava
Carbs 38.06 8.53 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 0.36 Drumstick tree
Calcium 16 30 Drumstick tree
Potassium 271 461 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 21 45 Drumstick tree
Sugar 1.7 Drumstick tree
Fiber 1.8 3.2 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.1 0.084 Cassava
Zinc 0.34 0.45 Drumstick tree
Starch
Phosphorus 27 50 Drumstick tree
Sodium 14 42 Cassava
Vitamin A 13 74 Drumstick tree
Vitamin E 0.19 Cassava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.053 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048 0.074 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.854 0.62 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107 0.794 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.088 0.12 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 Cassava
Folate 27 44 Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.074 0.033 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075 0.102 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.003 Cassava
Tryptophan 0.019 Cassava
Threonine 0.028 Cassava
Isoleucine 0.027 Cassava
Leucine 0.039 Cassava
Lysine 0.044 Cassava
Methionine 0.011 Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.026 Cassava
Valine 0.035 Cassava
Histidine 0.02 Cassava
Fructose

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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.