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Onion vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Onion and Drumstick tree

  • Drumstick tree has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Magnesium, Folate, Fiber, and Manganese than Onion.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 148% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Onions, raw and Drumstick pods, 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 less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +30.4%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.4%
Contains more Potassium +215.8%
Contains more Zinc +164.7%
Contains more Copper +115.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 8% 8% 13% 13% 1% 5% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +30.4%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.4%
Contains more Potassium +215.8%
Contains more Zinc +164.7%
Contains more Copper +115.4%

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
Onion
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Contains more Vitamin A +3600%
Contains more Vitamin C +1805.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +434.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +545.5%
Contains more Folate +131.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 25% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 15% 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 A +3600%
Contains more Vitamin C +1805.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +434.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +545.5%
Contains more Folate +131.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12

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.
Onion 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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Onion Drumstick tree Opinion
Net carbs 7.64g 5.33g Onion
Protein 1.1g 2.1g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Drumstick tree
Carbs 9.34g 8.53g Onion
Calories 40kcal 37kcal Onion
Starch 0g g Onion
Fructose 1.29g g Onion
Sugar 4.24g g Drumstick tree
Fiber 1.7g 3.2g Drumstick tree
Calcium 23mg 30mg Drumstick tree
Iron 0.21mg 0.36mg Drumstick tree
Magnesium 10mg 45mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 29mg 50mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 146mg 461mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 4mg 42mg Onion
Zinc 0.17mg 0.45mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.039mg 0.084mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 2IU 74IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin E 0.02mg mg Onion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.4mg 141mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.053mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.074mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.116mg 0.62mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.123mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.12mg
Folate 19µg 44µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg µg Onion
Tryptophan 0.014mg mg Onion
Threonine 0.021mg mg Onion
Isoleucine 0.014mg mg Onion
Leucine 0.025mg mg Onion
Lysine 0.039mg mg Onion
Methionine 0.002mg mg Onion
Phenylalanine 0.025mg mg Onion
Valine 0.021mg mg Onion
Histidine 0.014mg mg Onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.033g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.102g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.003g Onion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Onion 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
8
Onion
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
8
Onion
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
7%
Onion
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
9%
Onion
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
0%
Onion
1%
Drumstick tree

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.24g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
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 - $0.2)
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)

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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.