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Red cabbage vs Napa 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.
Red cabbage Napa 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
Red cabbage Napa 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
47
Red cabbage
4
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
10
Red cabbage
7
Napa 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 Calcium +55.2%
Contains more Potassium +179.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.9%
Contains more Copper +464.7%
Contains less Sodium -59.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.74
Contains more Calcium +55.2%
Contains more Potassium +179.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.9%
Contains more Copper +464.7%
Contains less Sodium -59.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.74

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 +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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%

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
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Napa 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 Red cabbage Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 31 12 Red cabbage
Protein 1.43 1.1 Red cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.17 Napa cabbage
Vitamin C 57 3.2 Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37 2.23 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.74 Red cabbage
Calcium 45 29 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 87 Red cabbage
Magnesium 16 8 Red cabbage
Sugars 3.83 Red cabbage
Fiber 2.1 Red cabbage
Copper 0.017 0.096 Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.22 0.14 Red cabbage
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 19 Red cabbage
Sodium 27 11 Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 1116 263 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 Red cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.005 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.025 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.466 Napa cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.035 Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.037 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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