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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
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Contains more Iron +494.4%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +128.2%
Contains more Magnesium +221.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Contains more Iron +494.4%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +128.2%
Contains more Magnesium +221.4%
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 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%
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%
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 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 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

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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 Garden asparagus Drumstick tree Opinion
Calories 20 37 Drumstick tree
Protein 2.2 2.1 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12 0.2 Drumstick tree
Vitamin C 5.6 141 Drumstick tree
Carbs 3.88 8.53 Drumstick tree
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 0.36 Garden asparagus
Calcium 24 30 Drumstick tree
Potassium 202 461 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 14 45 Drumstick tree
Sugar 1.88 Drumstick tree
Fiber 2.1 3.2 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.189 0.084 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54 0.45 Garden asparagus
Starch
Phosphorus 52 50 Garden asparagus
Sodium 2 42 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756 74 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.053 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.074 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978 0.62 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274 0.794 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.091 0.12 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 Garden asparagus
Folate 52 44 Garden asparagus
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.04 0.033 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.102 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.003 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. 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.