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Cauliflower vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.109g)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains less Sugars (difference - 1.92g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cauliflower Red cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
31
Cauliflower
47
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cauliflower
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
:
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Copper +129.4%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.7%
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Calcium +104.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Sodium - 27
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Copper +129.4%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.7%
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Calcium +104.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Sodium - 27

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +353.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +146.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +353.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +146.5%

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
12%
Cauliflower
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
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 Cauliflower Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 25 31 Red cabbage
Protein 1.92 1.43 Cauliflower
Fats 0.28 0.16 Cauliflower
Vitamin C 48.2 57 Red cabbage
Carbs 4.97 7.37 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 0.8 Red cabbage
Calcium 22 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 299 243 Cauliflower
Magnesium 15 16 Red cabbage
Sugars 1.91 3.83 Red cabbage
Fiber 2 2.1 Red cabbage
Copper 0.039 0.017 Cauliflower
Zinc 0.27 0.22 Cauliflower
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 44 30 Cauliflower
Sodium 30 27 Red cabbage
Vitamin A 0 1116 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.08 0.11 Red cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.064 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.069 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.507 0.418 Cauliflower
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.147 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.209 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 38.2 Red cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.012 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.08 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02 0.012 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076 0.039 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071 0.034 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106 0.046 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217 0.049 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 0.014 Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.036 Cauliflower
Valine 0.125 0.048 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 0.024 Cauliflower
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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