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Parsnip vs. Drumstick tree — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Parsnip and Drumstick tree different?

  • Parsnip is richer in Manganese, Fiber, and Folate, while Drumstick tree is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Drumstick tree covers your daily need of Vitamin C 138% more than Parsnip.
  • Parsnip contains 2 times more Manganese than Drumstick tree. Parsnip contains 0.56mg of Manganese, while Drumstick tree contains 0.259mg.

Parsnips, raw and Drumstick pods, raw types were used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +63.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains less Sodium -76.2%
Contains more Zinc +31.1%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Manganese +116.2%
Contains more Selenium +157.1%
Contains more Magnesium +55.2%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40% 74% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28% 34% 4%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +63.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains less Sodium -76.2%
Contains more Zinc +31.1%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Manganese +116.2%
Contains more Selenium +157.1%
Contains more Magnesium +55.2%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.9%
Contains more Folate +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +729.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 30% 0% 57% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 51% 0% 0% 57%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 0% 0% 470% 14% 18% 12% 48% 28% 33% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.9%
Contains more Folate +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +729.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Carbs +110.9%
Contains more Protein +75%
Contains more Water +10.9%
Equal in Other - 0.97
18% 80%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 17.99 g
Water: 79.53 g
Other: 0.98 g
2% 9% 88%
Protein: 2.1 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 8.53 g
Water: 88.2 g
Other: 0.97 g
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Carbs +110.9%
Contains more Protein +75%
Contains more Water +10.9%
Equal in Other - 0.97

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1466.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -34%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.102
24% 54% 22%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.112 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
24% 74% 2%
Saturated Fat: 0.033 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.102 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.003 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1466.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -34%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.102

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Parsnip Drumstick tree
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Drumstick tree Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 5.33g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 2.1g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Parsnip
Carbs 17.99g 8.53g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 37kcal Parsnip
Sugar 4.8g Drumstick tree
Fiber 4.9g 3.2g Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 30mg Parsnip
Iron 0.59mg 0.36mg Parsnip
Magnesium 29mg 45mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 71mg 50mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 461mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 10mg 42mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.59mg 0.45mg Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.084mg Parsnip
Manganese 0.56mg 0.259mg Parsnip
Selenium 1.8µg 0.7µg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 74IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 4µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin E 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin C 17mg 141mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.053mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.074mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.62mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.12mg Drumstick tree
Folate 67µg 44µg Parsnip
Vitamin K 22.5µg Parsnip
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.033g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.102g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.003g Parsnip

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Drumstick tree
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Parsnip
48%
Drumstick tree
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Parsnip
20%
Drumstick tree

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 97)
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 ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Parsnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170417/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.