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Drumstick tree vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Drumstick tree and Pumpkin

  • Drumstick tree has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, Folate, and Manganese, however Pumpkin is richer in Vitamin A RAE, and Iron.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 147% more.
  • Drumstick tree contains 6 times more Fiber than Pumpkin. Drumstick tree contains 3.2g of Fiber, while Pumpkin contains 0.5g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Drumstick pods, raw and Pumpkin, 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 +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +275%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +35.6%
Contains more Zinc +40.6%
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
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% 30% 9% 19% 30% 1% 9% 43%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +275%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +35.6%
Contains more Zinc +40.6%
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Copper +51.2%

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 +1466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +166.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.7%
Contains more Folate +175%
Contains more Vitamin A +11404.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6
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 511% 22% 0% 30% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 12% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +166.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.7%
Contains more Folate +175%
Contains more Vitamin A +11404.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6

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 Pumpkin
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Pumpkin Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 6g Pumpkin
Protein 2.1g 1g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53g 6.5g Drumstick tree
Calories 37kcal 26kcal Drumstick tree
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.76g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 0.5g Drumstick tree
Calcium 30mg 21mg Drumstick tree
Iron 0.36mg 0.8mg Pumpkin
Magnesium 45mg 12mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 50mg 44mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 461mg 340mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 1mg Pumpkin
Zinc 0.45mg 0.32mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084mg 0.127mg Pumpkin
Vitamin A 74IU 8513IU Pumpkin
Vitamin E mg 1.06mg Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 9mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.05mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.11mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.6mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.298mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.061mg Drumstick tree
Folate 44µg 16µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.1µg Pumpkin
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Pumpkin
Threonine mg 0.029mg Pumpkin
Isoleucine mg 0.031mg Pumpkin
Leucine mg 0.046mg Pumpkin
Lysine mg 0.054mg Pumpkin
Methionine mg 0.011mg Pumpkin
Phenylalanine mg 0.032mg Pumpkin
Valine mg 0.035mg Pumpkin
Histidine mg 0.016mg Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.052g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.013g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.005g Pumpkin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Drumstick tree Pumpkin
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
55
Pumpkin
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
18
Pumpkin

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
6%
Pumpkin
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
7%
Pumpkin
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
0%
Pumpkin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.