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Drumstick tree vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Drumstick tree and Summer squash

  • Drumstick tree is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Fiber, Magnesium, and Potassium, however Summer squash is richer in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 138% higher.
  • Drumstick tree has 5 times more Vitamin B5 than Summer squash. While Drumstick tree has 0.794mg of Vitamin B5, Summer squash has only 0.155mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Drumstick pods, raw and Squash, summer, all varieties, 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 +100%
Contains more Potassium +76%
Contains more Magnesium +164.7%
Contains more Copper +64.7%
Contains more Zinc +55.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.6%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.35
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +76%
Contains more Magnesium +164.7%
Contains more Copper +64.7%
Contains more Zinc +55.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.6%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.35

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 +729.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412.3%
Contains more Folate +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.048
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 57% 12% 3% 0% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 0% 8% 22%
Contains more Vitamin C +729.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412.3%
Contains more Folate +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.048

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 Summer squash
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Summer squash Opinion
Calories 37kcal 16kcal Drumstick tree
Protein 2.1g 1.21g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.18g Drumstick tree
Vitamin C 141mg 17mg Drumstick tree
Net carbs 5.33g 2.25g Drumstick tree
Carbs 8.53g 3.35g Drumstick tree
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.36mg 0.35mg Drumstick tree
Calcium 30mg 15mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 461mg 262mg Drumstick tree
Magnesium 45mg 17mg Drumstick tree
Sugar g 2.2g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 1.1g Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084mg 0.051mg Drumstick tree
Zinc 0.45mg 0.29mg Drumstick tree
Starch g g
Phosphorus 50mg 38mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 2mg Summer squash
Vitamin A 74IU 200IU Summer squash
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Summer squash
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.048mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.142mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.487mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.155mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.218mg Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3µg Summer squash
Folate 44µg 29µg Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.044g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.016g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.089g Summer squash
Tryptophan mg 0.011mg Summer squash
Threonine mg 0.028mg Summer squash
Isoleucine mg 0.042mg Summer squash
Leucine mg 0.069mg Summer squash
Lysine mg 0.065mg Summer squash
Methionine mg 0.017mg Summer squash
Phenylalanine mg 0.041mg Summer squash
Valine mg 0.053mg Summer squash
Histidine mg 0.025mg Summer squash
Fructose g 0.95g Summer squash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Summer squash
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
18
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
12
Summer squash

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
7%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
3%
Summer squash
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Summer squash

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
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 - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.