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Red cabbage vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 1.63g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Summer squash
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
16
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
10
Red cabbage
9
Summer squash

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 +128.6%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Equal in Potassium - 262
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Contains more Iron +128.6%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Equal in Potassium - 262
Equal in Magnesium - 17

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +458%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.218
Contains more Vitamin C +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +458%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.218

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%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
3%
Summer squash
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Summer squash

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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 Summer squash Opinion
Calories 31 16 Red cabbage
Protein 1.43 1.21 Red cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.18 Summer squash
Vitamin C 57 17 Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37 3.35 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.35 Red cabbage
Calcium 45 15 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 262 Summer squash
Magnesium 16 17 Summer squash
Sugars 3.83 2.2 Red cabbage
Fiber 2.1 1.1 Red cabbage
Copper 0.017 0.051 Summer squash
Zinc 0.22 0.29 Summer squash
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 38 Summer squash
Sodium 27 2 Summer squash
Vitamin A 1116 200 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 0.12 Summer squash
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.048 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.487 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.155 Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.218 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 3 Red cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.044 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.016 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.089 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.012 0.011 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 0.028 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 0.042 Summer squash
Leucine 0.046 0.069 Summer squash
Lysine 0.049 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.014 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.041 Summer squash
Valine 0.048 0.053 Summer squash
Histidine 0.024 0.025 Summer squash
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