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Drumstick tree vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Drumstick tree and Chili pepper different?

  • Drumstick tree is higher in Vitamin B5, Fiber, Folate, and Magnesium, however Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Chili pepper is 30% higher.
  • Drumstick tree contains 4 times more Vitamin B5 than Chili pepper. While Drumstick tree contains 0.794mg of Vitamin B5, Chili pepper contains only 0.201mg.

Drumstick pods, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw are the varieties 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 Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Contains more Potassium +43.2%
Contains more Zinc +73.1%
Contains more Iron +186.1%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Copper +53.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Contains more Potassium +43.2%
Contains more Zinc +73.1%
Contains more Iron +186.1%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Copper +53.6%

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 B5 +295%
Contains more Folate +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1186.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +321.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 143.7
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 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +295%
Contains more Folate +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1186.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +321.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 143.7

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 2.1g 1.87g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.53g 8.81g Chili pepper
Calories 37kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 5.3g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 1.5g Drumstick tree
Calcium 30mg 14mg Drumstick tree
Iron 0.36mg 1.03mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 45mg 23mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 50mg 43mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 461mg 322mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.45mg 0.26mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084mg 0.129mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 74IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.072mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.086mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.201mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 44µg 23µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 14µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan mg 0.026mg Chili pepper
Threonine mg 0.074mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine mg 0.065mg Chili pepper
Leucine mg 0.105mg Chili pepper
Lysine mg 0.089mg Chili pepper
Methionine mg 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.062mg Chili pepper
Valine mg 0.084mg Chili pepper
Histidine mg 0.041mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.042g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.024g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Chili pepper
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
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
20
Chili pepper

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
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.3g)
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 - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper 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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.