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

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2720%
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 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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2720%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 2.1g 1.82g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 8.53g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 37kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.7g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 2g Drumstick tree
Calcium 30mg 16mg Drumstick tree
Iron 0.36mg 0.6mg Ginger
Magnesium 45mg 43mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 50mg 34mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 461mg 415mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 13mg Ginger
Zinc 0.45mg 0.34mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 74IU 0IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin E mg 0.26mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 5mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.025mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.034mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.75mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.203mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.16mg Ginger
Folate 44µg 11µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Ginger
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Ginger
Threonine mg 0.036mg Ginger
Isoleucine mg 0.051mg Ginger
Leucine mg 0.074mg Ginger
Lysine mg 0.057mg Ginger
Methionine mg 0.013mg Ginger
Phenylalanine mg 0.045mg Ginger
Valine mg 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine mg 0.03mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.203g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.154g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Ginger
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
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

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 - 10)
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.

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.