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Drumstick tree vs Nori - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Drumstick tree and Nori?

  • Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Fiber, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5, yet Nori is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Copper, and Iron.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 113% higher.
  • Drumstick tree has 23 times more Magnesium than Nori. Drumstick tree has 45mg of Magnesium, while Nori has 2mg.

We used Drumstick pods, raw and Seaweed, laver, 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 Magnesium +2150%
Contains more Potassium +29.5%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +214.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Contains more Magnesium +2150%
Contains more Potassium +29.5%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +214.3%

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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Nori
Contains more Vitamin C +261.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +6929.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +84.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +502.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +137.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.5%
Contains more Folate +231.8%
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 313% 20% 0% 130% 25% 103% 28% 32% 37% 110% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin C +261.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +6929.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +84.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +502.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +137.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.5%
Contains more Folate +231.8%

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 Nori
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Nori Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 4.81g Drumstick tree
Protein 2.1g 5.81g Nori
Fats 0.2g 0.28g Nori
Carbs 8.53g 5.11g Drumstick tree
Calories 37kcal 35kcal Drumstick tree
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.49g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 0.3g Drumstick tree
Calcium 30mg 70mg Nori
Iron 0.36mg 1.8mg Nori
Magnesium 45mg 2mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 50mg 58mg Nori
Potassium 461mg 356mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 48mg Drumstick tree
Zinc 0.45mg 1.05mg Nori
Copper 0.084mg 0.264mg Nori
Vitamin A 74IU 5202IU Nori
Vitamin E mg 1mg Nori
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 39mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.098mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.446mg Nori
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 1.47mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.521mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.159mg Nori
Folate 44µg 146µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 4µg Nori
Tryptophan mg 0.043mg Nori
Threonine mg 0.232mg Nori
Isoleucine mg 0.259mg Nori
Leucine mg 0.501mg Nori
Lysine mg 0.222mg Nori
Methionine mg 0.145mg Nori
Phenylalanine mg 0.273mg Nori
Valine mg 0.402mg Nori
Histidine mg 0.14mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.061g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.025g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.11g Nori

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Nori
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
67
Nori
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
34
Nori

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
35%
Nori
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
5%
Nori
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Nori

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Nori - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168458/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.