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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 Potassium +418%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains less Sodium -82%
Contains more Iron +691.7%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Magnesium +168.9%
Contains more Copper +54.8%
Contains more Zinc +173.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Contains more Potassium +418%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains less Sodium -82%
Contains more Iron +691.7%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Magnesium +168.9%
Contains more Copper +54.8%
Contains more Zinc +173.3%

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 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 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
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 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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Seaweed
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Seaweed Opinion
Calories 37 43 Seaweed
Protein 2.1 1.68 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2 0.56 Seaweed
Vitamin C 141 3 Drumstick tree
Net carbs 5.329999923706055 8.270000457763672 Seaweed
Carbs 8.53 9.57 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.36 2.85 Seaweed
Calcium 30 168 Seaweed
Potassium 461 89 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 45 121 Seaweed
Sugar 0.6 Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2 1.3 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084 0.13 Seaweed
Zinc 0.45 1.23 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 50 42 Drumstick tree
Sodium 42 233 Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 74 116 Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.87 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.05 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074 0.15 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.62 0.47 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.794 0.642 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.002 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 Seaweed
Folate 44 180 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.033 0.247 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102 0.098 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003 0.047 Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 Seaweed
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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.