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Zucchini vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Zucchini and Drumstick tree?

  • 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.

We used Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw and Drumstick pods, 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 less Sodium -81%
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%
Equal in Iron - 0.36
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 2% 9% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Contains less Sodium -81%
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%
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 +27%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.8%
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%
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%
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 +27%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.8%
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%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Zucchini 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
16
Zucchini
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
12
Zucchini
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%
Zucchini
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Zucchini
1%
Drumstick tree

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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.