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Ginger vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Ginger and Drumstick tree?

  • Ginger is richer in Copper, yet Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, and Folate.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 151% higher.
  • Ginger has 3 times more Copper than Drumstick tree. Ginger has 0.226mg of Copper, while Drumstick tree has 0.084mg.

We used Ginger root, raw and Drumstick pods, raw 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 Iron +66.7%
Contains more Copper +169%
Contains less Sodium -69%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Zinc +32.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 45
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Copper +169%
Contains less Sodium -69%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Zinc +32.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 45

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
Ginger
4
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2720%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +112%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +291.1%
Contains more Folate +300%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 0% 6% 0% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 0% 1% 9%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2720%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +112%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +291.1%
Contains more Folate +300%

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
9
Ginger
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
20
Drumstick tree

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
11%
Ginger
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
3%
Ginger
1%
Drumstick tree

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.
Ginger Drumstick tree
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Ginger Drumstick tree
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 contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.17g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Ginger Drumstick tree Opinion
Calories 80 37 Ginger
Protein 1.82 2.1 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.75 0.2 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 141 Drumstick tree
Carbs 17.77 8.53 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.36 Ginger
Calcium 16 30 Drumstick tree
Potassium 415 461 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 43 45 Drumstick tree
Sugar 1.7 Drumstick tree
Fiber 2 3.2 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.226 0.084 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.45 Drumstick tree
Starch
Phosphorus 34 50 Drumstick tree
Sodium 13 42 Ginger
Vitamin A 0 74 Drumstick tree
Vitamin E 0.26 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.053 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.074 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.75 0.62 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.794 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.12 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Ginger
Folate 11 44 Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.033 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.102 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.003 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 Ginger
Fructose

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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/nutrients
  2. Drumstick tree - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170483/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.