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Sauerkraut vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 1.78g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 650mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $1)
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)
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.
Sauerkraut Napa cabbage
Rich in minerals 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
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sauerkraut 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
13
Sauerkraut
4
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sauerkraut
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 Iron +98.6%
Contains more Potassium +95.4%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Equal in Calcium - 29
Equal in Copper - 0.096
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Contains more Iron +98.6%
Contains more Potassium +95.4%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Equal in Calcium - 29
Equal in Copper - 0.096
Equal in Phosphorus - 19

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 +359.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +165.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1361.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +225.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +359.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +165.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1361.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +225.9%

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
5%
Sauerkraut
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
4%
Sauerkraut
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Sauerkraut
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 Sauerkraut Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 19 12 Sauerkraut
Protein 0.91 1.1 Napa cabbage
Fats 0.14 0.17 Napa cabbage
Vitamin C 14.7 3.2 Sauerkraut
Carbs 4.28 2.23 Sauerkraut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 0.74 Sauerkraut
Calcium 30 29 Sauerkraut
Potassium 170 87 Sauerkraut
Magnesium 13 8 Sauerkraut
Sugars 1.78 Sauerkraut
Fiber 2.9 Sauerkraut
Copper 0.096 0.096
Zinc 0.19 0.14 Sauerkraut
Starch
Phosphorus 20 19 Sauerkraut
Sodium 661 11 Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 18 263 Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.14 Sauerkraut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.021 0.005 Sauerkraut
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.025 Napa cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.143 0.466 Napa cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.093 0.035 Sauerkraut
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.037 Sauerkraut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13 Sauerkraut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 Sauerkraut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.067 Sauerkraut
Tryptophan 0.008 Sauerkraut
Threonine 0.025 Sauerkraut
Isoleucine 0.021 Sauerkraut
Leucine 0.029 Sauerkraut
Lysine 0.031 Sauerkraut
Methionine 0.009 Sauerkraut
Phenylalanine 0.023 Sauerkraut
Valine 0.03 Sauerkraut
Histidine 0.016 Sauerkraut
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