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Drumstick tree vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Drumstick tree and Carrot

  • Drumstick tree has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, Folate, and Manganese, however Carrot has more Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Drumstick tree is 150% higher.
  • Carrot has 4 times less Magnesium than Drumstick tree. Drumstick tree has 45mg of Magnesium, while Carrot has 12mg.

Food types used in this article are Drumstick pods, raw and Carrots, 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 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 - 33
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
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 - 33

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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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +2289.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.8%
Contains more Folate +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +22475.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +2289.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.8%
Contains more Folate +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +22475.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Carrot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
52
Drumstick tree
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
13
Carrot

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
13%
Drumstick tree
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Carrot

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. Drumstick tree - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170483/nutrients
  2. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.