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Drumstick tree vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Drumstick tree and Ginger?

  • Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, and Folate, yet Ginger is richer in Copper.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 151% higher.
  • Drumstick tree has 4 times more Folate than Ginger. Drumstick tree has 44µg of Folate, while Ginger has 11µg.

We used Drumstick pods, raw and Ginger root, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Zinc +32.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Copper +169%
Contains less Sodium -69%
Equal in Potassium - 415
Equal in Magnesium - 43
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Zinc +32.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Copper +169%
Contains less Sodium -69%
Equal in Potassium - 415
Equal in Magnesium - 43

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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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin C +2720%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +112%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +291.1%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
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 17% 0% 6% 0% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 0% 1% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2720%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +112%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +291.1%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%

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
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
24
Ginger

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
3%
Ginger

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 Ginger
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar 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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
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 - 0.17g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Ginger Opinion
Calories 37 80 Ginger
Protein 2.1 1.82 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 141 5 Drumstick tree
Net carbs 5.329999923706055 15.770000457763672 Ginger
Carbs 8.53 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.36 0.6 Ginger
Calcium 30 16 Drumstick tree
Potassium 461 415 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 45 43 Drumstick tree
Sugar 1.7 Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2 2 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.45 0.34 Drumstick tree
Starch
Phosphorus 50 34 Drumstick tree
Sodium 42 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 74 0 Drumstick tree
Vitamin E 0.26 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.025 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074 0.034 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.62 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.794 0.203 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Ginger
Folate 44 11 Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.033 0.203 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 Ginger
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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.