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Drumstick tree vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Drumstick tree and Turmeric

  • Drumstick tree has more Vitamin C, while Turmeric has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, Phosphorus and Calcium.
  • Turmeric covers your daily need of Manganese 850% more than Drumstick tree.
  • Drumstick tree contains 201 times more Vitamin C than Turmeric. While Drumstick tree contains 141mg of Vitamin C, Turmeric contains only 0.7mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Drumstick pods, raw and Spices, turmeric, ground.

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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
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Contains more Iron +15177.8%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Potassium +351.2%
Contains more Magnesium +362.2%
Contains more Copper +1447.6%
Contains more Zinc +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +498%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2063% 51% 184% 149% 434% 123% 129% 4%
Contains more Iron +15177.8%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Potassium +351.2%
Contains more Magnesium +362.2%
Contains more Copper +1447.6%
Contains more Zinc +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +498%
Contains less Sodium -35.7%

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 +20042.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.1%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.058
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 3% 0% 89% 0% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 0% 34% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +20042.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.1%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.058

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
52
Drumstick tree
23
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
392
Turmeric

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 the food
Protein
13%
Drumstick tree
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
67%
Turmeric
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
15%
Turmeric

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Drumstick tree Turmeric
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Turmeric
Turmeric is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sugars (difference - 3.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.805g)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Drumstick tree Turmeric Opinion
Calories 37 312 Turmeric
Protein 2.1 9.68 Turmeric
Fats 0.2 3.25 Turmeric
Vitamin C 141 0.7 Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53 67.14 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.36 55 Turmeric
Calcium 30 168 Turmeric
Potassium 461 2080 Turmeric
Magnesium 45 208 Turmeric
Sugars 3.21 Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2 22.7 Turmeric
Copper 0.084 1.3 Turmeric
Zinc 0.45 4.5 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 50 299 Turmeric
Sodium 42 27 Turmeric
Vitamin A 74 0 Drumstick tree
Vitamin E 4.43 Turmeric
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.058 Turmeric
Vitamin B2 0.074 0.15 Turmeric
Vitamin B3 0.62 1.35 Turmeric
Vitamin B5 0.794 0.542 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.107 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 Turmeric
Folate 44 20 Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0 0.056 Drumstick tree
Saturated Fat 0.033 1.838 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102 0.449 Turmeric
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003 0.756 Turmeric
Tryptophan 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 Turmeric
Isoleucine 0.47 Turmeric
Leucine 0.81 Turmeric
Lysine 0.38 Turmeric
Methionine 0.14 Turmeric
Phenylalanine 0.53 Turmeric
Valine 0.66 Turmeric
Histidine 0.15 Turmeric
Fructose 0.45 Turmeric

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Turmeric - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172231/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.