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Napa cabbage vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 3.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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 Red cabbage
Rich in minerals 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
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Napa cabbage 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
4
Napa cabbage
47
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
7
Napa cabbage
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
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Contains more Copper +464.7%
Contains less Sodium -59.3%
Contains more Calcium +55.2%
Contains more Potassium +179.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Contains more Copper +464.7%
Contains less Sodium -59.3%
Contains more Calcium +55.2%
Contains more Potassium +179.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.8

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 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1681.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +324.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +176%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +464.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1681.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +324.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +176%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +464.9%

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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
2%
Napa cabbage
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Napa cabbage
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 Napa cabbage Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 12 31 Red cabbage
Protein 1.1 1.43 Red cabbage
Fats 0.17 0.16 Napa cabbage
Vitamin C 3.2 57 Red cabbage
Carbs 2.23 7.37 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.74 0.8 Red cabbage
Calcium 29 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 87 243 Red cabbage
Magnesium 8 16 Red cabbage
Sugars 3.83 Red cabbage
Fiber 2.1 Red cabbage
Copper 0.096 0.017 Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.14 0.22 Red cabbage
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 19 30 Red cabbage
Sodium 11 27 Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 263 1116 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 Red cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.005 0.064 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.069 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.466 0.418 Napa cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.035 0.147 Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.037 0.209 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 Red cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 Red cabbage
Valine 0.048 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024 Red cabbage
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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