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Onion vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 1.04g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cabbage
Cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cabbage
Cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)

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.
Onion Cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Onion Cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
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
6
Onion
44
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
6
Onion
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
Onion
3
:
Contains more Copper +105.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Iron +123.8%
Contains more Calcium +73.9%
Contains more Potassium +16.4%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Equal in Zinc - 0.18
Contains more Copper +105.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Iron +123.8%
Contains more Calcium +73.9%
Contains more Potassium +16.4%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Equal in Zinc - 0.18

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
Onion
0
:
Contains more Vitamin C +394.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +4800%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +18900%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.124
Contains more Vitamin C +394.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +4800%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +18900%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.124

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%
Onion
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Onion
6%
Cabbage
Fats
0%
Onion
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 Onion Cabbage Opinion
Calories 40 25 Onion
Protein 1.1 1.28 Cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.1
Vitamin C 7.4 36.6 Cabbage
Carbs 9.34 5.8 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.21 0.47 Cabbage
Calcium 23 40 Cabbage
Potassium 146 170 Cabbage
Magnesium 10 12 Cabbage
Sugars 4.24 3.2 Onion
Fiber 1.7 2.5 Cabbage
Copper 0.039 0.019 Onion
Zinc 0.17 0.18 Cabbage
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 29 26 Onion
Sodium 4 18 Onion
Vitamin A 2 98 Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.02 0.15 Cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.061 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.04 Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.116 0.234 Cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.123 0.212 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.124 Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 76 Cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.034 Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.017 Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.017
Tryptophan 0.014 0.011 Onion
Threonine 0.021 0.035 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.014 0.03 Cabbage
Leucine 0.025 0.041 Cabbage
Lysine 0.039 0.044 Cabbage
Methionine 0.002 0.012 Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.025 0.032 Cabbage
Valine 0.021 0.042 Cabbage
Histidine 0.014 0.022 Cabbage
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