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Carrot vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 1.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Carrot Cabbage
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
97
Carrot
44
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carrot
7
Cabbage

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
Carrot
4
:
Contains more Potassium +88.2%
Contains more Copper +136.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.6%
Contains more Iron +56.7%
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains less Sodium -73.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Contains more Potassium +88.2%
Contains more Copper +136.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.6%
Contains more Iron +56.7%
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains less Sodium -73.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 12

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
Carrot
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +16946.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +340%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +320.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +520.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +475.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.061
Contains more Vitamin A +16946.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +340%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +320.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +520.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +475.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.061

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 the food
Protein
6%
Carrot
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
6%
Cabbage
Fats
1%
Carrot
0%
Cabbage

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Carrot Cabbage Opinion
Calories 41 25 Carrot
Protein 0.93 1.28 Cabbage
Fats 0.24 0.1 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 36.6 Cabbage
Carbs 9.58 5.8 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.47 Cabbage
Calcium 33 40 Cabbage
Potassium 320 170 Carrot
Magnesium 12 12
Sugars 4.74 3.2 Carrot
Fiber 2.8 2.5 Carrot
Copper 0.045 0.019 Carrot
Zinc 0.24 0.18 Carrot
Starch 1.43 0 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 26 Carrot
Sodium 69 18 Cabbage
Vitamin A 16706 98 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.15 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.061 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.04 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.234 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.212 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.124 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 76 Cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.034 Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.017 Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.017 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 0.011 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 0.035 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 0.03 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 0.041 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 0.044 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 0.012 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.032 Carrot
Valine 0.069 0.042 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 0.022 Carrot
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