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Drumstick tree vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Drumstick tree and Cassava

  • Drumstick tree has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, Fiber, and Potassium, however Cassava has more Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Drumstick tree is 134% higher.
  • Cassava has 7 times less Vitamin B5 than Drumstick tree. Drumstick tree has 0.794mg of Vitamin B5, while Cassava has 0.107mg.

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

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.7%
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 69% 1% 4% 0% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 0% 5% 21%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.7%

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
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
14
Cassava

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
8%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
38%
Cassava
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Cassava

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 Cassava
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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Drumstick tree Cassava
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 Drumstick tree Cassava Opinion
Calories 37 160 Cassava
Protein 2.1 1.36 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2 0.28 Cassava
Vitamin C 141 20.6 Drumstick tree
Net carbs 5.329999923706055 36.2599983215332 Cassava
Carbs 8.53 38.06 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.36 0.27 Drumstick tree
Calcium 30 16 Drumstick tree
Potassium 461 271 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 45 21 Drumstick tree
Sugar 1.7 Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2 1.8 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084 0.1 Cassava
Zinc 0.45 0.34 Drumstick tree
Starch
Phosphorus 50 27 Drumstick tree
Sodium 42 14 Cassava
Vitamin A 74 13 Drumstick tree
Vitamin E 0.19 Cassava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.087 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.074 0.048 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.62 0.854 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.794 0.107 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.088 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 Cassava
Folate 44 27 Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.033 0.074 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102 0.075 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003 0.048 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. Drumstick tree - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170483/nutrients
  2. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.