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Red cabbage vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 2.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beetroot
Beetroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Beetroot
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
47
Red cabbage
5
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
10
Red cabbage
13
Beetroot

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 Calcium +181.3%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Potassium +33.7%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Copper +341.2%
Contains more Zinc +59.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Contains more Calcium +181.3%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Potassium +33.7%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Copper +341.2%
Contains more Zinc +59.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
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 C +1063.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3281.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +19000%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Contains more Vitamin C +1063.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3281.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +19000%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155

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
9%
Red cabbage
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Beetroot

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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 Red cabbage Beetroot Opinion
Calories 31 43 Beetroot
Protein 1.43 1.61 Beetroot
Fats 0.16 0.17 Beetroot
Vitamin C 57 4.9 Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37 9.56 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.8
Calcium 45 16 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 325 Beetroot
Magnesium 16 23 Beetroot
Sugars 3.83 6.76 Beetroot
Fiber 2.1 2.8 Beetroot
Copper 0.017 0.075 Beetroot
Zinc 0.22 0.35 Beetroot
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 40 Beetroot
Sodium 27 78 Red cabbage
Vitamin A 1116 33 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 0.04 Red cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.031 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.04 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.334 Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.155 Beetroot
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.067 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 0.2 Red cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.027 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.032 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.06 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.039 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.034 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.046 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.049 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.014 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.048 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.024 0.021 Red cabbage
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