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Cucumber vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cucumber and Drumstick tree

  • Cucumber has less Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin B5, Folate, Potassium, Manganese, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Drumstick tree covers your daily Vitamin C needs 154% more than Cucumber.

Food varieties used in this article are Cucumber, with peel, 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 less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Iron +28.6%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +213.6%
Contains more Magnesium +246.2%
Contains more Copper +104.9%
Contains more Zinc +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Iron +28.6%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +213.6%
Contains more Magnesium +246.2%
Contains more Copper +104.9%
Contains more Zinc +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.3%

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 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +4935.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +532.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +206.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +528.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
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 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +4935.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +532.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +206.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +528.6%

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
9
Cucumber
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
8
Cucumber
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
4%
Cucumber
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Cucumber
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.
Cucumber Drumstick tree
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Cucumber 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 Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.67g)
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 - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cucumber Drumstick tree Opinion
Calories 15 37 Drumstick tree
Protein 0.65 2.1 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.11 0.2 Drumstick tree
Vitamin C 2.8 141 Drumstick tree
Net carbs 3.130000114440918 5.329999923706055 Drumstick tree
Carbs 3.63 8.53 Drumstick tree
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 0.36 Drumstick tree
Calcium 16 30 Drumstick tree
Potassium 147 461 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 13 45 Drumstick tree
Sugar 1.67 Drumstick tree
Fiber 0.5 3.2 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.041 0.084 Drumstick tree
Zinc 0.2 0.45 Drumstick tree
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 50 Drumstick tree
Sodium 2 42 Cucumber
Vitamin A 105 74 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.03 Cucumber
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.053 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.074 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.098 0.62 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.794 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.12 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 Cucumber
Folate 7 44 Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.033 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.102 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.003 Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.005 Cucumber
Threonine 0.019 Cucumber
Isoleucine 0.021 Cucumber
Leucine 0.029 Cucumber
Lysine 0.029 Cucumber
Methionine 0.006 Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019 Cucumber
Valine 0.022 Cucumber
Histidine 0.01 Cucumber
Fructose 0.87 Cucumber

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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.