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Drumstick tree vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Drumstick tree and Cucumber

  • 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.
  • Cucumber contains 6 times less Fiber than Drumstick tree. Drumstick tree contains 3.2g of Fiber, while Cucumber contains 0.5g.

Food varieties used in this article are Drumstick pods, raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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 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%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
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%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%

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 +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%
Contains more Vitamin A +41.9%
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 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +41.9%

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 Cucumber
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Cucumber Opinion
Calories 37kcal 15kcal Drumstick tree
Protein 2.1g 0.65g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.11g Drumstick tree
Vitamin C 141mg 2.8mg Drumstick tree
Net carbs 5.33g 3.13g Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53g 3.63g Drumstick tree
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.36mg 0.28mg Drumstick tree
Calcium 30mg 16mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 461mg 147mg Drumstick tree
Magnesium 45mg 13mg Drumstick tree
Sugar g 1.67g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 0.5g Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084mg 0.041mg Drumstick tree
Zinc 0.45mg 0.2mg Drumstick tree
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Phosphorus 50mg 24mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 2mg Cucumber
Vitamin A 74IU 105IU Cucumber
Vitamin E mg 0.03mg Cucumber
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.027mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.033mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.098mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.259mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.04mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 16.4µg Cucumber
Folate 44µg 7µg Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.037g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.005g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.032g Cucumber
Tryptophan mg 0.005mg Cucumber
Threonine mg 0.019mg Cucumber
Isoleucine mg 0.021mg Cucumber
Leucine mg 0.029mg Cucumber
Lysine mg 0.029mg Cucumber
Methionine mg 0.006mg Cucumber
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Cucumber
Valine mg 0.022mg Cucumber
Histidine mg 0.01mg Cucumber
Fructose g 0.87g Cucumber

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Drumstick tree Cucumber
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
8
Cucumber

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Cucumber

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)

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