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Drumstick tree vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Drumstick tree and Turnip

  • Turnip contains less Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, Potassium, Folate, Fiber, and Manganese than Drumstick tree.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Drumstick tree is 133% higher.
  • Turnip has 4 times less Magnesium than Drumstick tree. Drumstick tree has 45mg of Magnesium, while Turnip has 11mg.

Food types used in this article are Drumstick pods, raw and Turnips, 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 Iron +20%
Contains more Magnesium +309.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.2%
Contains more Potassium +141.4%
Contains less Sodium -37.3%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Equal in Calcium - 30
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Magnesium +309.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.2%
Contains more Potassium +141.4%
Contains less Sodium -37.3%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Equal in Calcium - 30
Equal in Copper - 0.085

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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Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +571.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +193.3%
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 0% 1% 0% 70% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 12% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +571.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +193.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 4.63g Drumstick tree
Protein 2.1g 0.9g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53g 6.43g Drumstick tree
Calories 37kcal 28kcal Drumstick tree
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 3.8g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 1.8g Drumstick tree
Calcium 30mg 30mg
Iron 0.36mg 0.3mg Drumstick tree
Magnesium 45mg 11mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 50mg 27mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 461mg 191mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 67mg Drumstick tree
Zinc 0.45mg 0.27mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084mg 0.085mg Turnip
Vitamin A 74IU 0IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin E mg 0.03mg Turnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 21mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.04mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.03mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.4mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.2mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.09mg Drumstick tree
Folate 44µg 15µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Turnip
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Turnip
Threonine mg 0.025mg Turnip
Isoleucine mg 0.036mg Turnip
Leucine mg 0.033mg Turnip
Lysine mg 0.036mg Turnip
Methionine mg 0.011mg Turnip
Phenylalanine mg 0.017mg Turnip
Valine mg 0.03mg Turnip
Histidine mg 0.014mg Turnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.006g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.053g Turnip

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Drumstick tree Turnip
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
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
13
Turnip

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
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 73)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in vitamins
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 ($)

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. Turnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170465/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.