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Drumstick tree vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Drumstick tree and Parsnip different?

  • Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, while Parsnip is higher in Manganese, Fiber and Folate.
  • Drumstick tree covers your daily need of Vitamin C 138% more than Parsnip.
  • Drumstick tree contains 2 times more Magnesium than Parsnip. Drumstick tree contains 45mg of Magnesium, while Parsnip contains 29mg.

Drumstick pods, raw and Parsnips, 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
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Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Magnesium +55.2%
Contains more Iron +63.9%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +31.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains less Sodium -76.2%
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% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Magnesium +55.2%
Contains more Iron +63.9%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +31.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains less Sodium -76.2%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +729.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.9%
Contains more Folate +52.3%
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 57% 0% 30% 0% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 0% 57% 51%
Contains more Vitamin C +729.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.9%
Contains more Folate +52.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
52
Drumstick tree
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
22
Parsnip

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 the food
Protein
13%
Drumstick tree
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Drumstick tree Parsnip
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Parsnip
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sugars (difference - 4.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 97)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Drumstick tree Parsnip Opinion
Calories 37 75 Parsnip
Protein 2.1 1.2 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 141 17 Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.36 0.59 Parsnip
Calcium 30 36 Parsnip
Potassium 461 375 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 45 29 Drumstick tree
Sugars 4.8 Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.084 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.45 0.59 Parsnip
Starch
Phosphorus 50 71 Parsnip
Sodium 42 10 Parsnip
Vitamin A 74 0 Drumstick tree
Vitamin E 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.074 0.05 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.62 0.7 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.794 0.6 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.09 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 22.5 Parsnip
Folate 44 67 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.033 0.05 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003 0.047 Parsnip
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Parsnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170417/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.