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Red cabbage vs Jícama - 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?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sugars (difference - 2.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.021 g)

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 Jícama
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Jícama
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
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
10
Red cabbage
6
Jícama

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 +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Potassium +62%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Copper +182.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.2%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Potassium +62%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Copper +182.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.2%

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 +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +5214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +397.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +12633.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +318.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.135
Contains more Vitamin C +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +5214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +397.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +12633.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +318.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.135

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
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
9%
Jícama
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
0%
Jícama

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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 Jícama Opinion
Calories 31 38 Jícama
Protein 1.43 0.72 Red cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.09 Red cabbage
Vitamin C 57 20.2 Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.6 Red cabbage
Calcium 45 12 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 150 Red cabbage
Magnesium 16 12 Red cabbage
Sugars 3.83 1.8 Red cabbage
Fiber 2.1 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.017 0.048 Jícama
Zinc 0.22 0.16 Red cabbage
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 18 Red cabbage
Sodium 27 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 1116 21 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.02 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.029 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.2 Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.135 Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.042 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 0.3 Red cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.021
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.005 Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.043 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 0.018 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 0.016 Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046 0.025 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049 0.026 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014 0.007 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.017 Red cabbage
Valine 0.048 0.022 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024 0.019 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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