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Drumstick tree vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Drumstick tree and Seaweed

  • Drumstick tree has more Vitamin C, Potassium, Vitamin B6, and Fiber, however Seaweed is higher in Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, and Zinc.
  • Drumstick tree covers your daily Vitamin C needs 153% more than Seaweed.
  • Seaweed contains 60 times less Vitamin B6 than Drumstick tree. Drumstick tree contains 0.12mg of Vitamin B6, while Seaweed contains 0.002mg.
  • Drumstick tree has less Sodium.

Food varieties used in this article are Drumstick pods, raw and Seaweed, kelp, 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 Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Potassium +418%
Contains less Sodium -82%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Iron +691.7%
Contains more Magnesium +168.9%
Contains more Zinc +173.3%
Contains more Copper +54.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Potassium +418%
Contains less Sodium -82%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Iron +691.7%
Contains more Magnesium +168.9%
Contains more Zinc +173.3%
Contains more Copper +54.8%

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 +4600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5900%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.7%
Contains more Folate +309.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05
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 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 166%
Contains more Vitamin C +4600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5900%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.7%
Contains more Folate +309.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Seaweed Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 8.27g Seaweed
Protein 2.1g 1.68g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.56g Seaweed
Carbs 8.53g 9.57g Seaweed
Calories 37kcal 43kcal Seaweed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.6g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 1.3g Drumstick tree
Calcium 30mg 168mg Seaweed
Iron 0.36mg 2.85mg Seaweed
Magnesium 45mg 121mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 50mg 42mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 461mg 89mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 233mg Drumstick tree
Zinc 0.45mg 1.23mg Seaweed
Copper 0.084mg 0.13mg Seaweed
Vitamin A 74IU 116IU Seaweed
Vitamin E mg 0.87mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 3mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.05mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.15mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.47mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.642mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.002mg Drumstick tree
Folate 44µg 180µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 66µg Seaweed
Tryptophan mg 0.048mg Seaweed
Threonine mg 0.055mg Seaweed
Isoleucine mg 0.076mg Seaweed
Leucine mg 0.083mg Seaweed
Lysine mg 0.082mg Seaweed
Methionine mg 0.025mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine mg 0.043mg Seaweed
Valine mg 0.072mg Seaweed
Histidine mg 0.024mg Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.247g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.098g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.047g Seaweed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Seaweed
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
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
47
Seaweed

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
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
10%
Seaweed
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
3%
Seaweed

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sodium (difference - 191mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.214g)
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 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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.