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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 less Sodium -69%
Contains more Copper +169%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Zinc +32.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 45
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -69%
Contains more Copper +169%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Zinc +32.4%
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
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2720%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +112%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +291.1%
Contains more Folate +300%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2720%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +112%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +291.1%
Contains more Folate +300%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Drumstick tree Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 5.33g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 2.1g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.75g 0.2g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 8.53g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 37kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.7g g Drumstick tree
Fiber 2g 3.2g Drumstick tree
Calcium 16mg 30mg Drumstick tree
Iron 0.6mg 0.36mg Ginger
Magnesium 43mg 45mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 34mg 50mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 415mg 461mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 13mg 42mg Ginger
Zinc 0.34mg 0.45mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.226mg 0.084mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 74IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin E 0.26mg mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5mg 141mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.053mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.074mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 0.62mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.12mg Ginger
Folate 11µg 44µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Ginger
Threonine 0.036mg mg Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051mg mg Ginger
Leucine 0.074mg mg Ginger
Lysine 0.057mg mg Ginger
Methionine 0.013mg mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045mg mg Ginger
Valine 0.073mg mg Ginger
Histidine 0.03mg mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.033g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.102g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.003g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ginger Drumstick tree
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
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

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 - 10)
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.

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.