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Drumstick tree vs Potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Drumstick tree and Potato

  • Drumstick tree has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Folate, and Magnesium, however Potato is richer in Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 135% more.
  • Drumstick tree contains 3 times more Folate than Potato. Drumstick tree contains 44µg of Folate, while Potato contains 15µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Drumstick pods, raw and Potatoes, flesh and skin, 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 +150%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Iron +125%
Contains more Copper +31%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Potassium - 425
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Iron +125%
Contains more Copper +31%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Potassium - 425

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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Potato
Contains more Vitamin C +615.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.2%
Contains more Folate +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.3%
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 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +615.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.2%
Contains more Folate +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Potato Opinion
Calories 37kcal 77kcal Potato
Protein 2.1g 2.05g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.09g Drumstick tree
Vitamin C 141mg 19.7mg Drumstick tree
Net carbs 5.33g 15.39g Potato
Carbs 8.53g 17.49g Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.36mg 0.81mg Potato
Calcium 30mg 12mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 461mg 425mg Drumstick tree
Magnesium 45mg 23mg Drumstick tree
Sugar g 0.82g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 2.1g Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084mg 0.11mg Potato
Zinc 0.45mg 0.3mg Drumstick tree
Starch g 15.29g Potato
Phosphorus 50mg 57mg Potato
Sodium 42mg 6mg Potato
Vitamin A 74IU 2IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin E mg 0.01mg Potato
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.081mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.032mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 1.061mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.295mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.298mg Potato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2µg Potato
Folate 44µg 15µg Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.025g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.002g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.042g Potato
Tryptophan mg 0.021mg Potato
Threonine mg 0.067mg Potato
Isoleucine mg 0.066mg Potato
Leucine mg 0.098mg Potato
Lysine mg 0.107mg Potato
Methionine mg 0.032mg Potato
Phenylalanine mg 0.081mg Potato
Valine mg 0.103mg Potato
Histidine mg 0.035mg Potato
Fructose g 0.26g Potato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Potato
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
18
Potato
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
20
Potato

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%
Potato
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
17%
Potato
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
0%
Potato

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 86)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.