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Drumstick tree vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Drumstick tree and Zucchini?

  • Drumstick tree is richer than Zucchini in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Fiber, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 137% more.
  • Drumstick tree has 4 times more Vitamin B5 than Zucchini. While Drumstick tree has 0.794mg of Vitamin B5, Zucchini has only 0.204mg.

We used Drumstick pods, raw and Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw types in this article.

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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 +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.6%
Contains more Potassium +76.6%
Contains more Zinc +40.6%
Contains more Copper +58.5%
Contains less Sodium -81%
Equal in Iron - 0.37
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 2% 9% 18%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.6%
Contains more Potassium +76.6%
Contains more Zinc +40.6%
Contains more Copper +58.5%
Contains less Sodium -81%
Equal in Iron - 0.37

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 +687.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +289.2%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 0% 0% 470% 14% 18% 12% 48% 28% 33% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 3% 0% 60% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 18% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin C +687.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +289.2%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drumstick tree Zucchini Opinion
Net carbs 5.33g 2.11g Drumstick tree
Protein 2.1g 1.21g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.2g 0.32g Zucchini
Carbs 8.53g 3.11g Drumstick tree
Calories 37kcal 17kcal Drumstick tree
Starch g 0g Zucchini
Fructose g 1.38g Zucchini
Sugar g 2.5g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 1g Drumstick tree
Calcium 30mg 16mg Drumstick tree
Iron 0.36mg 0.37mg Zucchini
Magnesium 45mg 18mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 50mg 38mg Drumstick tree
Potassium 461mg 261mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 42mg 8mg Zucchini
Zinc 0.45mg 0.32mg Drumstick tree
Copper 0.084mg 0.053mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 74IU 200IU Zucchini
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Zucchini
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 141mg 17.9mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.045mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.094mg Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.451mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.794mg 0.204mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.163mg Zucchini
Folate 44µg 24µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 4.3µg Zucchini
Tryptophan mg 0.01mg Zucchini
Threonine mg 0.029mg Zucchini
Isoleucine mg 0.044mg Zucchini
Leucine mg 0.071mg Zucchini
Lysine mg 0.067mg Zucchini
Methionine mg 0.018mg Zucchini
Phenylalanine mg 0.043mg Zucchini
Valine mg 0.054mg Zucchini
Histidine mg 0.026mg Zucchini
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.084g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.102g 0.011g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.003g 0.091g Zucchini

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drumstick tree Zucchini
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
16
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
20
Drumstick tree
12
Zucchini

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%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
9%
Drumstick tree
3%
Zucchini
Fats
1%
Drumstick tree
1%
Zucchini

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.