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Napa cabbage vs Cauliflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 1.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.13g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Napa cabbage Cauliflower
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins 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
Napa cabbage Cauliflower
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
4
Napa cabbage
31
Cauliflower
Mineral Summary Score
7
Napa cabbage
10
Cauliflower

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
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Contains more Iron +76.2%
Contains more Calcium +31.8%
Contains more Copper +146.2%
Contains less Sodium -63.3%
Contains more Potassium +243.7%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.6%
Contains more Iron +76.2%
Contains more Calcium +31.8%
Contains more Copper +146.2%
Contains less Sodium -63.3%
Contains more Potassium +243.7%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.6%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1406.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1805.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +397.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.507
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1406.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1805.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +397.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.507

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
7%
Napa cabbage
12%
Cauliflower
Carbohydrates
2%
Napa cabbage
5%
Cauliflower
Fats
1%
Napa cabbage
1%
Cauliflower

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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 Napa cabbage Cauliflower Opinion
Calories 12 25 Cauliflower
Protein 1.1 1.92 Cauliflower
Fats 0.17 0.28 Cauliflower
Vitamin C 3.2 48.2 Cauliflower
Carbs 2.23 4.97 Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.74 0.42 Napa cabbage
Calcium 29 22 Napa cabbage
Potassium 87 299 Cauliflower
Magnesium 8 15 Cauliflower
Sugars 1.91 Cauliflower
Fiber 2 Cauliflower
Copper 0.096 0.039 Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.14 0.27 Cauliflower
Starch
Phosphorus 19 44 Cauliflower
Sodium 11 30 Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 263 0 Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.08 Cauliflower
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.005 0.05 Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.06 Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.466 0.507 Cauliflower
Vitamin B5 0.035 0.667 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.037 0.184 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 Cauliflower
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 Cauliflower
Tryptophan 0.02 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065 Cauliflower
Valine 0.125 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 Cauliflower
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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