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Drumstick tree vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Drumstick tree and Chives?

  • Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5, yet Chives are richer in Vitamin A, Iron, Folate, Copper, and Calcium.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 92% higher.
  • Drumstick tree has 2 times more Vitamin B5 than Chives. Drumstick tree has 0.794mg of Vitamin B5, while Chives have 0.324mg.

We used Drumstick pods, raw and Chives, 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
Contains more Potassium +55.7%
Contains more Iron +344.4%
Contains more Calcium +206.7%
Contains more Copper +86.9%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 42
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Potassium +55.7%
Contains more Iron +344.4%
Contains more Calcium +206.7%
Contains more Copper +86.9%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 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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Chives
Contains more Vitamin C +142.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +5782.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Folate +138.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647
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 194% 262% 5% 0% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 0% 532% 79%
Contains more Vitamin C +142.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +5782.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Folate +138.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647

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
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
30
Chives

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%
Chives
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
4%
Chives
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
3%
Chives

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 Chives
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

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Drumstick tree Chives
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 - 1.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.113g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Chives Opinion
Calories 37 30 Drumstick tree
Protein 2.1 3.27 Chives
Fats 0.2 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 141 58.1 Drumstick tree
Net carbs 5.329999923706055 1.850000023841858 Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53 4.35 Drumstick tree
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.36 1.6 Chives
Calcium 30 92 Chives
Potassium 461 296 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 45 42 Drumstick tree
Sugar 1.85 Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2 2.5 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084 0.157 Chives
Zinc 0.45 0.56 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 50 58 Chives
Sodium 42 3 Chives
Vitamin A 74 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 Chives
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.078 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.074 0.115 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.62 0.647 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.794 0.324 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.138 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 Chives
Folate 44 105 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.033 0.146 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102 0.095 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003 0.267 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.057 Chives
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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. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/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.