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Collard Greens vs. Drumstick tree — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Collard Greens and Drumstick tree

  • Collard Greens has more Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, Manganese, and Iron, however, Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Folate, and Magnesium.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 136% more.
  • Collard Greens contains 95 times more Vitamin A RAE than Drumstick tree. Collard Greens contains 380µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Drumstick tree contains 4µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Collards, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +370%
Contains more Iron +213.9%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Manganese +96.9%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +294%
Contains more Zinc +95.7%
Contains more Copper +64.7%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 43% 43% 15% 14% 11% 2% 7% 17% 67% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28% 34% 4%
Contains more Calcium +370%
Contains more Iron +213.9%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Manganese +96.9%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +294%
Contains more Zinc +95.7%
Contains more Copper +64.7%
Contains more Selenium +40%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +10170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +674.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +264.2%
Contains more Folate +175%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.62
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 456% 18% 0% 61% 10% 25% 11% 14% 30% 12% 0% 21% 1017%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 0% 0% 470% 14% 18% 12% 48% 28% 33% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +10170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +674.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +264.2%
Contains more Folate +175%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.62
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +29%
Contains more Fats +260%
Contains more Carbs +51%
Contains more Other +31.1%
Equal in Water - 88.2
3% 6% 90%
Protein: 2.71 g
Fats: 0.72 g
Carbs: 5.65 g
Water: 90.18 g
Other: 0.74 g
2% 9% 88%
Protein: 2.1 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 8.53 g
Water: 88.2 g
Other: 0.97 g
Contains more Protein +29%
Contains more Fats +260%
Contains more Carbs +51%
Contains more Other +31.1%
Equal in Water - 88.2

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +5666.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +292.3%
19% 11% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.047 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.173 g
24% 74% 2%
Saturated Fat: 0.033 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.102 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.003 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +5666.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +292.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Collard Greens Drumstick tree
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Collard Greens Drumstick tree Opinion
Net carbs 1.65g 5.33g Drumstick tree
Protein 2.71g 2.1g Collard Greens
Fats 0.72g 0.2g Collard Greens
Carbs 5.65g 8.53g Drumstick tree
Calories 33kcal 37kcal Drumstick tree
Sugar 0.4g Drumstick tree
Fiber 4g 3.2g Collard Greens
Calcium 141mg 30mg Collard Greens
Iron 1.13mg 0.36mg Collard Greens
Magnesium 21mg 45mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 32mg 50mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 117mg 461mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 15mg 42mg Collard Greens
Zinc 0.23mg 0.45mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.051mg 0.084mg Drumstick tree
Manganese 0.51mg 0.259mg Collard Greens
Selenium 0.5µg 0.7µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 7600IU 74IU Collard Greens
Vitamin A RAE 380µg 4µg Collard Greens
Vitamin E 0.88mg Collard Greens
Vitamin C 18.2mg 141mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.053mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.106mg 0.074mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B3 0.575mg 0.62mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.218mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.128mg 0.12mg Collard Greens
Folate 16µg 44µg Drumstick tree
Choline 38.4mg Collard Greens
Vitamin K 406.6µg Collard Greens
Tryptophan 0.027mg Collard Greens
Threonine 0.074mg Collard Greens
Isoleucine 0.086mg Collard Greens
Leucine 0.13mg Collard Greens
Lysine 0.101mg Collard Greens
Methionine 0.028mg Collard Greens
Phenylalanine 0.075mg Collard Greens
Valine 0.104mg Collard Greens
Histidine 0.04mg Collard Greens
Saturated Fat 0.047g 0.033g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 0.102g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.173g 0.003g Collard Greens

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Collard Greens Drumstick tree
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
129%
Collard Greens
48%
Drumstick tree
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Collard Greens
20%
Drumstick tree

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Collard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170407/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.