Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Yam vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Differences between Yam and Drumstick tree

  • Yam is higher in Vitamin B6, Copper, Potassium, and Manganese, however Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, and Folate.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 138% higher.
  • Yam has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Drumstick tree. While Yam has 0.293mg of Vitamin B6, Drumstick tree has only 0.12mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Yam, raw and Drumstick pods, raw.

Infographic

Yam vs Drumstick tree infographic
Infographic link

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 +50%
Contains more Potassium +77%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Copper +111.9%
Contains more Calcium +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 21% 15% 24% 72% 2% 7% 60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +77%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Copper +111.9%
Contains more Calcium +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
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
Yam
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +724.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.9%
Contains more Folate +91.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 7% 0% 57% 28% 8% 11% 19% 68% 18% 0% 6%
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 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +724.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.9%
Contains more Folate +91.3%

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.
Yam Drumstick tree
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Yam Drumstick tree Opinion
Net carbs 23.78g 5.33g Yam
Protein 1.53g 2.1g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.17g 0.2g Drumstick tree
Carbs 27.88g 8.53g Yam
Calories 118kcal 37kcal Yam
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.5g g Drumstick tree
Fiber 4.1g 3.2g Yam
Calcium 17mg 30mg Drumstick tree
Iron 0.54mg 0.36mg Yam
Magnesium 21mg 45mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 55mg 50mg Yam
Potassium 816mg 461mg Yam
Sodium 9mg 42mg Yam
Zinc 0.24mg 0.45mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.178mg 0.084mg Yam
Vitamin A 138IU 74IU Yam
Vitamin E 0.35mg mg Yam
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17.1mg 141mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.112mg 0.053mg Yam
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.074mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.552mg 0.62mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.314mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0.12mg Yam
Folate 23µg 44µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.3µg µg Yam
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Yam
Threonine 0.054mg mg Yam
Isoleucine 0.052mg mg Yam
Leucine 0.096mg mg Yam
Lysine 0.059mg mg Yam
Methionine 0.021mg mg Yam
Phenylalanine 0.071mg mg Yam
Valine 0.062mg mg Yam
Histidine 0.034mg mg Yam
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.033g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.102g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.003g Yam

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Yam Drumstick tree
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
19
Yam
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
25
Yam
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%
Yam
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
28%
Yam
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Yam
1%
Drumstick tree

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yam
Yam contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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?
?
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. Yam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170071/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.