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Summer squash vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Summer squash and Drumstick tree

  • Summer squash is higher in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, however Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Fiber, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 138% higher.
  • Summer squash has 2 times more Vitamin B2 than Drumstick tree. While Summer squash has 0.142mg of Vitamin B2, Drumstick tree has only 0.074mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Squash, summer, all varieties, 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 less Sodium -95.2%
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%
Equal in Iron - 0.36
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
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%
Equal in Iron - 0.36

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 +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.7%
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%
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%
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 +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.7%
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%

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
18
Summer squash
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
12
Summer squash
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
7%
Summer squash
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Summer squash
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.
Summer squash Drumstick tree
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

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Summer squash Drumstick tree
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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Summer squash Drumstick tree Opinion
Calories 16 37 Drumstick tree
Protein 1.21 2.1 Drumstick tree
Fats 0.18 0.2 Drumstick tree
Vitamin C 17 141 Drumstick tree
Net carbs 2.25 5.329999923706055 Drumstick tree
Carbs 3.35 8.53 Drumstick tree
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.36 Drumstick tree
Calcium 15 30 Drumstick tree
Potassium 262 461 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 17 45 Drumstick tree
Sugar 2.2 Drumstick tree
Fiber 1.1 3.2 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.051 0.084 Drumstick tree
Zinc 0.29 0.45 Drumstick tree
Starch
Phosphorus 38 50 Drumstick tree
Sodium 2 42 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 74 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12 Summer squash
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.053 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.074 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 0.62 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.794 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.12 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 Summer squash
Folate 29 44 Drumstick tree
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.033 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.102 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.003 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 Summer squash
Threonine 0.028 Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 Summer squash
Fructose 0.95 Summer squash

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