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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 Magnesium +164.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.6%
Contains more Potassium +76%
Contains more Zinc +55.2%
Contains more Copper +64.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.36
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +164.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.6%
Contains more Potassium +76%
Contains more Zinc +55.2%
Contains more Copper +64.7%
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 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% 57% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 22% 0% 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%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Summer squash 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
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

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. 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.