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Drumstick tree vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Drumstick tree and Brussels sprout different?

  • Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium, while Brussels sprout is higher in Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Drumstick tree covers your daily need of Vitamin C 62% more than Brussels sprout.
  • Drumstick tree contains 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Brussels sprout. Drumstick tree contains 0.794mg of Vitamin B5, while Brussels sprout contains 0.309mg.

Drumstick pods, raw and Brussels sprouts, 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 Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Copper +20%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +288.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains less Sodium -40.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.42
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Contains more Magnesium +95.7%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Copper +20%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +288.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains less Sodium -40.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.42

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 +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157%
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%
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 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157%
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%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Brussels sprout
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
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
23
Brussels sprout

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
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Brussels sprout

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. Drumstick tree - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170483/nutrients
  2. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.