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Potato vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Potato and Drumstick tree

  • Potato has more Vitamin B6, and Iron, however Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Folate, and Magnesium.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 135% more.
  • Potato contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Drumstick tree. Potato contains 0.298mg of Vitamin B6, while Drumstick tree contains 0.12mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Potatoes, flesh and skin, 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 more Iron +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Copper +31%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Equal in Potassium - 461
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 31% 17% 25% 38% 1% 9% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Contains more Iron +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Copper +31%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Equal in Potassium - 461

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
Potato
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3600%
Contains more Vitamin C +615.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.2%
Contains more Folate +193.3%
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% 66% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 12% 0% 5%
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 B1 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3600%
Contains more Vitamin C +615.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.2%
Contains more Folate +193.3%

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.
Potato Drumstick tree
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Potato Drumstick tree Opinion
Net carbs 15.39g 5.33g Potato
Protein 2.05g 2.1g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.09g 0.2g Drumstick tree
Carbs 17.49g 8.53g Potato
Calories 77kcal 37kcal Potato
Starch 15.29g g Potato
Fructose 0.26g g Potato
Sugar 0.82g g Drumstick tree
Fiber 2.1g 3.2g Drumstick tree
Calcium 12mg 30mg Drumstick tree
Iron 0.81mg 0.36mg Potato
Magnesium 23mg 45mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 57mg 50mg Potato
Potassium 425mg 461mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 6mg 42mg Potato
Zinc 0.3mg 0.45mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.11mg 0.084mg Potato
Vitamin A 2IU 74IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin E 0.01mg mg Potato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 19.7mg 141mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.053mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.074mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 1.061mg 0.62mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.298mg 0.12mg Potato
Folate 15µg 44µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg µg Potato
Tryptophan 0.021mg mg Potato
Threonine 0.067mg mg Potato
Isoleucine 0.066mg mg Potato
Leucine 0.098mg mg Potato
Lysine 0.107mg mg Potato
Methionine 0.032mg mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081mg mg Potato
Valine 0.103mg mg Potato
Histidine 0.035mg mg Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.033g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.102g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042g 0.003g Potato

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Potato 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
18
Potato
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
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
12%
Potato
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
0%
Potato
1%
Drumstick tree

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 86)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.