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Drumstick tree vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Drumstick tree and Broccoli

  • Drumstick tree is richer than Broccoli in Vitamin C, and Magnesium.
  • Drumstick tree covers your daily Vitamin C needs 58% more than Broccoli.
  • Drumstick tree has 2 times more Magnesium than Broccoli. Drumstick tree has 45mg of Magnesium, while Broccoli has 21mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Drumstick pods, raw and Broccoli, 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 more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Calcium +56.7%
Contains more Iron +102.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +32%
Contains less Sodium -21.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.41
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Calcium +56.7%
Contains more Iron +102.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +32%
Contains less Sodium -21.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.41

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 C +58.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +741.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.8%
Contains more Folate +43.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Contains more Vitamin C +58.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +741.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.8%
Contains more Folate +43.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639

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.
Drumstick tree Broccoli
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 Drumstick tree Broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 4.04g Drumstick tree
Protein 2.1g 2.82g Broccoli
Fats 0.2g 0.37g Broccoli
Carbs 8.53g 6.64g Drumstick tree
Calories 37kcal 34kcal Drumstick tree
Starch g 0g Broccoli
Fructose g 0.68g Broccoli
Sugar g 1.7g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 2.6g Drumstick tree
Calcium 30mg 47mg Broccoli
Iron 0.36mg 0.73mg Broccoli
Magnesium 45mg 21mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 50mg 66mg Broccoli
Potassium 461mg 316mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 33mg Broccoli
Zinc 0.45mg 0.41mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084mg 0.049mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 74IU 623IU Broccoli
Vitamin E mg 0.78mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 89.2mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.071mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.639mg Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.573mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.175mg Broccoli
Folate 44µg 63µg Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 101.6µg Broccoli
Tryptophan mg 0.033mg Broccoli
Threonine mg 0.088mg Broccoli
Isoleucine mg 0.079mg Broccoli
Leucine mg 0.129mg Broccoli
Lysine mg 0.135mg Broccoli
Methionine mg 0.038mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Valine mg 0.125mg Broccoli
Histidine mg 0.059mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.039g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.011g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.038g Broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Broccoli
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
52
Drumstick tree
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
18
Broccoli

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
13%
Drumstick tree
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
7%
Broccoli
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
2%
Broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli 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. Drumstick tree - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170483/nutrients
  2. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.