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Drumstick tree vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Drumstick tree and Seed?

  • Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, yet Seed is richer in Fiber, Phosphorus, Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 155% higher.

We used Drumstick pods, raw and Seeds, chia seeds, dried types in this comparison.

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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 +13.3%
Contains more Calcium +2003.3%
Contains more Iron +2044.4%
Contains more Magnesium +644.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1620%
Contains less Sodium -61.9%
Contains more Zinc +917.8%
Contains more Copper +1000%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Contains more Potassium +13.3%
Contains more Calcium +2003.3%
Contains more Iron +2044.4%
Contains more Magnesium +644.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1620%
Contains less Sodium -61.9%
Contains more Zinc +917.8%
Contains more Copper +1000%

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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Seed
Contains more Vitamin A +37%
Contains more Vitamin C +8712.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1069.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +129.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1324.2%
Contains more Folate +11.4%
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 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +37%
Contains more Vitamin C +8712.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1069.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +129.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1324.2%
Contains more Folate +11.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Seed Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 7.72g Seed
Protein 2.1g 16.54g Seed
Fats 0.2g 30.74g Seed
Carbs 8.53g 42.12g Seed
Calories 37kcal 486kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 3.2g 34.4g Seed
Calcium 30mg 631mg Seed
Iron 0.36mg 7.72mg Seed
Magnesium 45mg 335mg Seed
Phosphorus 50mg 860mg Seed
Potassium 461mg 407mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 16mg Seed
Zinc 0.45mg 4.58mg Seed
Copper 0.084mg 0.924mg Seed
Vitamin A 74IU 54IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin E mg 0.5mg Seed
Vitamin D 0IU IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin D 0µg µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin C 141mg 1.6mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.62mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.17mg Seed
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 8.83mg Seed
Vitamin B5 0.794mg mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg mg Drumstick tree
Folate 44µg 49µg Seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.436mg Seed
Threonine mg 0.709mg Seed
Isoleucine mg 0.801mg Seed
Leucine mg 1.371mg Seed
Lysine mg 0.97mg Seed
Methionine mg 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine mg 1.016mg Seed
Valine mg 0.95mg Seed
Histidine mg 0.531mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.14g Drumstick tree
Saturated Fat 0.033g 3.33g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 2.309g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 23.665g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Seed
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
35
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
195
Seed

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
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
42%
Seed
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
142%
Seed

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.297g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.