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Savoy cabbage vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sugars (difference - 0.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
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 - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Savoy cabbage Jícama
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Savoy 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
44
Savoy cabbage
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
11
Savoy 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 Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Potassium +53.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +29.2%
Contains more Zinc +68.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Potassium +53.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +29.2%
Contains more Zinc +68.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4661.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +22833.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +170.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.029
Contains more Vitamin C +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4661.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +22833.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +170.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.029

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
12%
Savoy cabbage
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
9%
Jícama
Fats
0%
Savoy 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 Savoy cabbage Jícama Opinion
Calories 27 38 Jícama
Protein 2 0.72 Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.09 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin C 31 20.2 Savoy cabbage
Carbs 6.1 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.6 Jícama
Calcium 35 12 Savoy cabbage
Potassium 230 150 Savoy cabbage
Magnesium 28 12 Savoy cabbage
Sugars 2.27 1.8 Savoy cabbage
Fiber 3.1 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.062 0.048 Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.27 0.16 Savoy cabbage
Starch
Phosphorus 42 18 Savoy cabbage
Sodium 28 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 1000 21 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.02 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.029 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.2 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.187 0.135 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.19 0.042 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 68.8 0.3 Savoy cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.021 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.005 Savoy cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049 0.043 Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02 Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.069 0.018 Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.101 0.016 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103 0.025 Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094 0.026 Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02 0.007 Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.064 0.017 Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.085 0.022 Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041 0.019 Savoy cabbage
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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