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Drumstick tree vs Garden asparagus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Drumstick tree and Garden asparagus

  • Drumstick tree is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Potassium, and Magnesium, however Garden asparagus is richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 150% higher.
  • Drumstick tree has 3 times more Magnesium than Garden asparagus. While Drumstick tree has 45mg of Magnesium, Garden asparagus has only 14mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Drumstick pods, raw and Asparagus, 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 Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +128.2%
Contains more Magnesium +221.4%
Contains more Iron +494.4%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 52
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +128.2%
Contains more Magnesium +221.4%
Contains more Iron +494.4%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 52

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 +2417.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +921.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +169.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.7%
Contains more Folate +18.2%
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 19% 46% 23% 0% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 0% 105% 39%
Contains more Vitamin C +2417.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +921.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +169.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.7%
Contains more Folate +18.2%

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
29
Garden asparagus
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
27
Garden asparagus

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
13%
Garden asparagus
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
4%
Garden asparagus
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Garden asparagus

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 Garden asparagus
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Drumstick tree Garden asparagus
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 contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.88g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
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 - $4)
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 Garden asparagus Opinion
Calories 37 20 Drumstick tree
Protein 2.1 2.2 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.2 0.12 Drumstick tree
Vitamin C 141 5.6 Drumstick tree
Net carbs 5.329999923706055 1.7799999713897705 Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53 3.88 Drumstick tree
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.36 2.14 Garden asparagus
Calcium 30 24 Drumstick tree
Potassium 461 202 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 45 14 Drumstick tree
Sugar 1.88 Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2 2.1 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084 0.189 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.45 0.54 Garden asparagus
Starch
Phosphorus 50 52 Garden asparagus
Sodium 42 2 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 74 756 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.053 0.143 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.074 0.141 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.62 0.978 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.794 0.274 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.091 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 Garden asparagus
Folate 44 52 Garden asparagus
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.033 0.04 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102 0 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003 0.05 Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.027 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049 Garden asparagus
Fructose 1 Garden asparagus

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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/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.