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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
Contains more Magnesium +55.2%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +63.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains less Sodium -76.2%
Contains more Zinc +31.1%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Magnesium +55.2%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +63.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains less Sodium -76.2%
Contains more Zinc +31.1%
Contains more Copper +42.9%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +729.4%
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 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% 30% 0% 57% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 51% 0% 57%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +729.4%
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%

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 Parsnip
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 2.1g 1.2g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Parsnip
Carbs 8.53g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 37kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 4.8g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 30mg 36mg Parsnip
Iron 0.36mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Magnesium 45mg 29mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 50mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 461mg 375mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 10mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.45mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Copper 0.084mg 0.12mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 74IU 0IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin E mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 17mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.05mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.7mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.6mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.09mg Drumstick tree
Folate 44µg 67µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 22.5µg Parsnip
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.05g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.047g Parsnip

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Parsnip
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
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 food.
Protein
13%
Drumstick tree
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (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?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. 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.