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Sweet potato vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Sweet potato and Drumstick tree?

  • Sweet potato is higher in Vitamin A, Copper, and Vitamin B6, yet Drumstick tree is higher in Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 154% more.
  • Sweet potato has 177 times more Vitamin A than Drumstick tree. While Sweet potato has 709µg of Vitamin A, Drumstick tree has only 4µg.

We used Sweet potato, raw, unprepared and Drumstick pods, raw types 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +69.4%
Contains more Copper +79.8%
Contains more Potassium +36.8%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains less Sodium -23.6%
Equal in Calcium - 30
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 9% 30% 18% 51% 9% 21% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Contains more Iron +69.4%
Contains more Copper +79.8%
Contains more Potassium +36.8%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains less Sodium -23.6%
Equal in Calcium - 30
Equal in Phosphorus - 50

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 +19071.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +5775%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Folate +300%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.794
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 852% 6% 0% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 0% 5% 9%
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 +19071.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +5775%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Folate +300%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.794

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
85
Sweet potato
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sweet 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
9%
Sweet potato
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
1%
Drumstick tree

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.
Sweet potato Drumstick tree
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Sweet potato Drumstick tree
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sweet potato Drumstick tree Opinion
Calories 86 37 Sweet potato
Protein 1.57 2.1 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.05 0.2 Drumstick tree
Vitamin C 2.4 141 Drumstick tree
Net carbs 17.1200008392334 5.329999923706055 Sweet potato
Carbs 20.12 8.53 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.61 0.36 Sweet potato
Calcium 30 30
Potassium 337 461 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 25 45 Drumstick tree
Sugar 4.18 Drumstick tree
Fiber 3 3.2 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.151 0.084 Sweet potato
Zinc 0.3 0.45 Drumstick tree
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47 50 Drumstick tree
Sodium 55 42 Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 14187 74 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.053 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061 0.074 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.557 0.62 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.8 0.794 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.12 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 Sweet potato
Folate 11 44 Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.018 0.033 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001 0.102 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014 0.003 Sweet potato
Tryptophan 0.031 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083 Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055 Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092 Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066 Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029 Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089 Sweet potato
Valine 0.086 Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031 Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7 Sweet potato

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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.