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Drumstick tree vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Drumstick tree and Onion

  • Drumstick tree has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Magnesium, Folate, Fiber, and Manganese than Onion.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 148% more.
  • Drumstick tree contains 6 times more Vitamin B5 than Onion. Drumstick tree contains 0.794mg of Vitamin B5, while Onion contains 0.123mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Drumstick pods, raw and Onions, 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 Calcium +30.4%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.4%
Contains more Potassium +215.8%
Contains more Zinc +164.7%
Contains more Copper +115.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 8% 8% 13% 13% 1% 5% 14%
Contains more Calcium +30.4%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.4%
Contains more Potassium +215.8%
Contains more Zinc +164.7%
Contains more Copper +115.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%

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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Onion
Contains more Vitamin A +3600%
Contains more Vitamin C +1805.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +434.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +545.5%
Contains more Folate +131.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12
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 1% 1% 0% 25% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 15% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +3600%
Contains more Vitamin C +1805.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +434.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +545.5%
Contains more Folate +131.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12

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 Onion
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Onion Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 7.64g Onion
Protein 2.1g 1.1g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53g 9.34g Onion
Calories 37kcal 40kcal Onion
Starch g 0g Onion
Fructose g 1.29g Onion
Sugar g 4.24g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 1.7g Drumstick tree
Calcium 30mg 23mg Drumstick tree
Iron 0.36mg 0.21mg Drumstick tree
Magnesium 45mg 10mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 50mg 29mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 461mg 146mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 4mg Onion
Zinc 0.45mg 0.17mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084mg 0.039mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 74IU 2IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin E mg 0.02mg Onion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 7.4mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.046mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.027mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.116mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.123mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.12mg
Folate 44µg 19µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.4µg Onion
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Onion
Threonine mg 0.021mg Onion
Isoleucine mg 0.014mg Onion
Leucine mg 0.025mg Onion
Lysine mg 0.039mg Onion
Methionine mg 0.002mg Onion
Phenylalanine mg 0.025mg Onion
Valine mg 0.021mg Onion
Histidine mg 0.014mg Onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.042g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.013g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.017g Onion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Drumstick tree Onion
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
8
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
8
Onion

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
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
9%
Onion
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
0%
Onion

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.24g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
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 - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.