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Drumstick tree vs Okra - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Drumstick tree and Okra different?

  • Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5, while Okra is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Calcium.
  • Drumstick tree covers your daily need of Vitamin C 131% more than Okra.
  • Drumstick tree contains 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Okra. Drumstick tree contains 0.794mg of Vitamin B5, while Okra contains 0.245mg.

Drumstick pods, raw and Okra, raw types were used in this article.

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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 Potassium +54.2%
Contains more Calcium +173.3%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +28.9%
Contains more Copper +29.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 24% 41% 27% 27% 1% 16% 37%
Contains more Potassium +54.2%
Contains more Calcium +173.3%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +28.9%
Contains more Copper +29.8%

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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Okra
Contains more Vitamin C +513%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +224.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +867.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +277.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
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 43% 6% 0% 77% 50% 14% 19% 15% 50% 45% 0% 79%
Contains more Vitamin C +513%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +224.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +867.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +277.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Folate +36.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Okra Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 4.25g Drumstick tree
Protein 2.1g 1.93g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.19g Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53g 7.45g Drumstick tree
Calories 37kcal 33kcal Drumstick tree
Starch g 0.34g Okra
Fructose g 0.57g Okra
Sugar g 1.48g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 3.2g
Calcium 30mg 82mg Okra
Iron 0.36mg 0.62mg Okra
Magnesium 45mg 57mg Okra
Phosphorus 50mg 61mg Okra
Potassium 461mg 299mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 7mg Okra
Zinc 0.45mg 0.58mg Okra
Copper 0.084mg 0.109mg Okra
Vitamin A 74IU 716IU Okra
Vitamin E mg 0.27mg Okra
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 23mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.2mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.06mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 1mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.245mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.215mg Okra
Folate 44µg 60µg Okra
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 31.3µg Okra
Tryptophan mg 0.017mg Okra
Threonine mg 0.065mg Okra
Isoleucine mg 0.069mg Okra
Leucine mg 0.105mg Okra
Lysine mg 0.081mg Okra
Methionine mg 0.021mg Okra
Phenylalanine mg 0.065mg Okra
Valine mg 0.091mg Okra
Histidine mg 0.031mg Okra
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.026g Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.017g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.027g Okra

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Okra
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
33
Okra
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
24
Okra

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
12%
Okra
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
7%
Okra
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Okra

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.48g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Okra - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169260/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.