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Drumstick tree vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Drumstick tree and Chinese cabbage?

  • Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Fiber, Copper, Magnesium, and Potassium, yet Chinese cabbage is richer in Vitamin A, Calcium, Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 107% higher.
  • Drumstick tree has 9 times more Vitamin B5 than Chinese cabbage. Drumstick tree has 0.794mg of Vitamin B5, while Chinese cabbage has 0.088mg.

We used Drumstick pods, raw and Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw types in this comparison.

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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
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Contains more Potassium +82.9%
Contains more Magnesium +136.8%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Zinc +136.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Contains less Sodium -35.4%
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Contains more Potassium +82.9%
Contains more Magnesium +136.8%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Zinc +136.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Contains less Sodium -35.4%
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +250%

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 +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +802.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +5937.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.7%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 150% 269% 2% 0% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 0% 114% 50%
Contains more Vitamin C +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +802.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +5937.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.7%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07

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
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
17
Chinese cabbage

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
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Chinese cabbage

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 Chinese cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Drumstick tree Chinese cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
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 - 1.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 37 13 Drumstick tree
Protein 2.1 1.5 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 141 45 Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53 2.18 Drumstick tree
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.36 0.8 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 30 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 461 252 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 45 19 Drumstick tree
Sugar 1.18 Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2 1 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084 0.021 Drumstick tree
Zinc 0.45 0.19 Drumstick tree
Starch
Phosphorus 50 37 Drumstick tree
Sodium 42 65 Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 74 4468 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.04 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074 0.07 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.62 0.5 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.794 0.088 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.194 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 Chinese cabbage
Folate 44 66 Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.033 0.027 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102 0.015 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003 0.096 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026 Chinese cabbage
Fructose

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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.