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Carrot vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Red cabbage
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Red 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
47
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carrot
10
Red 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 +31.7%
Contains more Copper +164.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -60.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.22
Contains more Potassium +31.7%
Contains more Copper +164.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -60.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.22

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +1397%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +866.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +189.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.064
Contains more Vitamin A +1397%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +866.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +189.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.064

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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Red 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 Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 41 31 Carrot
Protein 0.93 1.43 Red cabbage
Fats 0.24 0.16 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 57 Red cabbage
Carbs 9.58 7.37 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.8 Red cabbage
Calcium 33 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 320 243 Carrot
Magnesium 12 16 Red cabbage
Sugars 4.74 3.83 Carrot
Fiber 2.8 2.1 Carrot
Copper 0.045 0.017 Carrot
Zinc 0.24 0.22 Carrot
Starch 1.43 0 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 30 Carrot
Sodium 69 27 Red cabbage
Vitamin A 16706 1116 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.11 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.064 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.069 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.418 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.147 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.209 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 38.2 Red cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.012 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.08 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 0.012
Threonine 0.191 0.039 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 0.034 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 0.046 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 0.049 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 0.014 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.036 Carrot
Valine 0.069 0.048 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 0.024 Carrot
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