Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Drumstick tree vs Yam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Differences between Drumstick tree and Yam

  • Drumstick tree is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, and Folate, however Yam is richer in Vitamin B6, Copper, Potassium, and Manganese.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 138% higher.
  • Drumstick tree has 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Yam. While Drumstick tree has 0.794mg of Vitamin B5, Yam has only 0.314mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Drumstick pods, raw and Yam, raw.

Infographic

Drumstick tree vs Yam infographic
Infographic link

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 Calcium +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +77%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Copper +111.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 55
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 21% 15% 24% 72% 2% 7% 60%
Contains more Calcium +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +77%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Copper +111.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 55

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
:
5
Yam
Contains more Vitamin C +724.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.9%
Contains more Folate +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.2%
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 9% 7% 0% 57% 28% 8% 11% 19% 68% 18% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +724.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.9%
Contains more Folate +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Yam Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 23.78g Yam
Protein 2.1g 1.53g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.17g Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53g 27.88g Yam
Calories 37kcal 118kcal Yam
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.5g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 4.1g Yam
Calcium 30mg 17mg Drumstick tree
Iron 0.36mg 0.54mg Yam
Magnesium 45mg 21mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 50mg 55mg Yam
Potassium 461mg 816mg Yam
Sodium 42mg 9mg Yam
Zinc 0.45mg 0.24mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084mg 0.178mg Yam
Vitamin A 74IU 138IU Yam
Vitamin E mg 0.35mg Yam
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 17.1mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.112mg Yam
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.032mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.552mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.314mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.293mg Yam
Folate 44µg 23µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.3µg Yam
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Yam
Threonine mg 0.054mg Yam
Isoleucine mg 0.052mg Yam
Leucine mg 0.096mg Yam
Lysine mg 0.059mg Yam
Methionine mg 0.021mg Yam
Phenylalanine mg 0.071mg Yam
Valine mg 0.062mg Yam
Histidine mg 0.034mg Yam
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.037g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.006g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.076g Yam

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

People also compare

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
19
Yam
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
25
Yam

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
9%
Yam
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
28%
Yam
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Yam

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yam
Yam contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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. Yam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170071/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.