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Brussels sprout vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Brussels sprout and Drumstick tree different?

  • Brussels sprout is richer in Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Polyunsaturated fat, while Drumstick tree is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium.
  • Drumstick tree covers your daily need of Vitamin C 62% more than Brussels sprout.
  • Brussels sprout contains 51000 times more Polyunsaturated fat than Drumstick tree. Brussels sprout contains 153g of Polyunsaturated fat, while Drumstick tree contains 0.003g.

Brussels sprouts, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +288.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains less Sodium -40.5%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Copper +20%
Equal in Zinc - 0.45
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +288.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains less Sodium -40.5%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Copper +20%
Equal in Zinc - 0.45

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 +918.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +162.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.5%
Contains more Folate +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
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 +918.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +162.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.5%
Contains more Folate +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Drumstick tree Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 5.33g Drumstick tree
Protein 3.38g 2.1g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 8.53g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 37kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.8g 3.2g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 30mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 0.36mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 45mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 69mg 50mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 461mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 25mg 42mg Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42mg 0.45mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.07mg 0.084mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 754IU 74IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 141mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.053mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.074mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.62mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.12mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 44µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.033g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.102g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.003g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout 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
81
Brussels sprout
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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
20%
Brussels sprout
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Drumstick tree

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.