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Garden asparagus vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Garden asparagus and Drumstick tree

  • Garden asparagus is higher in Iron, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2, however Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Potassium, and Magnesium.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 150% higher.
  • Garden asparagus has 6 times more Iron than Drumstick tree. While Garden asparagus has 2.14mg of Iron, Drumstick tree has only 0.36mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Asparagus, raw and Drumstick pods, 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 +494.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Magnesium +221.4%
Contains more Potassium +128.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 81% 10% 23% 18% 1% 15% 63%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Contains more Iron +494.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Magnesium +221.4%
Contains more Potassium +128.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin C +2417.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 23% 0% 19% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 39% 0% 105%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +2417.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.9%

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.
Garden asparagus Drumstick tree
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden asparagus Drumstick tree Opinion
Net carbs 1.78g 5.33g Drumstick tree
Protein 2.2g 2.1g Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12g 0.2g Drumstick tree
Carbs 3.88g 8.53g Drumstick tree
Calories 20kcal 37kcal Drumstick tree
Starch g g
Fructose 1g g Garden asparagus
Sugar 1.88g g Drumstick tree
Fiber 2.1g 3.2g Drumstick tree
Calcium 24mg 30mg Drumstick tree
Iron 2.14mg 0.36mg Garden asparagus
Magnesium 14mg 45mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 52mg 50mg Garden asparagus
Potassium 202mg 461mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 2mg 42mg Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54mg 0.45mg Garden asparagus
Copper 0.189mg 0.084mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756IU 74IU Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13mg mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.6mg 141mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.053mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141mg 0.074mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978mg 0.62mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.091mg 0.12mg Drumstick tree
Folate 52µg 44µg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 41.6µg µg Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.027mg mg Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084mg mg Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075mg mg Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128mg mg Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104mg mg Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031mg mg Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075mg mg Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115mg mg Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049mg mg Garden asparagus
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.04g 0.033g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.102g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.003g Garden asparagus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Garden asparagus Drumstick tree
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
29
Garden asparagus
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
27
Garden asparagus
20
Drumstick tree

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

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.

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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/nutrients
  2. Drumstick tree - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170483/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.