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Pumpkin vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pumpkin and Drumstick tree

  • Pumpkin has more Vitamin A, and Iron, however Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, Folate, and Manganese.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 147% more.
  • Pumpkin contains 107 times more Vitamin A than Drumstick tree. Pumpkin contains 426µg of Vitamin A, while Drumstick tree contains 4µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pumpkin, 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 +122.2%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +35.6%
Contains more Magnesium +275%
Contains more Zinc +40.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +35.6%
Contains more Magnesium +275%
Contains more Zinc +40.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.6%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +11404.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +166.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.7%
Contains more Folate +175%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.053
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.62
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
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 A +11404.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +166.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.7%
Contains more Folate +175%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.053
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.62

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.
Pumpkin 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 Pumpkin Drumstick tree Opinion
Calories 26kcal 37kcal Drumstick tree
Protein 1g 2.1g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Drumstick tree
Vitamin C 9mg 141mg Drumstick tree
Net carbs 6g 5.33g Pumpkin
Carbs 6.5g 8.53g Drumstick tree
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.8mg 0.36mg Pumpkin
Calcium 21mg 30mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 340mg 461mg Drumstick tree
Magnesium 12mg 45mg Drumstick tree
Sugar 2.76g g Drumstick tree
Fiber 0.5g 3.2g Drumstick tree
Copper 0.127mg 0.084mg Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32mg 0.45mg Drumstick tree
Starch g g
Phosphorus 44mg 50mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 1mg 42mg Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513IU 74IU Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06mg mg Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.053mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.074mg Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.62mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.298mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.061mg 0.12mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.1µg µg Pumpkin
Folate 16µg 44µg Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.052g 0.033g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.102g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005g 0.003g Pumpkin
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029mg mg Pumpkin
Isoleucine 0.031mg mg Pumpkin
Leucine 0.046mg mg Pumpkin
Lysine 0.054mg mg Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011mg mg Pumpkin
Phenylalanine 0.032mg mg Pumpkin
Valine 0.035mg mg Pumpkin
Histidine 0.016mg mg Pumpkin
Fructose g g

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Pumpkin Drumstick tree
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
55
Pumpkin
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
18
Pumpkin
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
6%
Pumpkin
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
1%
Drumstick tree

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
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 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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.