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Savoy cabbage vs Yam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Yam
Yam contains less Sugars (difference - 1.77g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yam
Yam contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Yam
Yam is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Savoy cabbage Yam
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Savoy cabbage Yam
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
16
Yam
Mineral Summary Score
11
Savoy cabbage
19
Yam

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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5
Yam
Contains more Calcium +105.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Potassium +254.8%
Contains more Copper +187.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +31%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%
Contains more Calcium +105.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Potassium +254.8%
Contains more Copper +187.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +31%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%

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
:
6
Yam
Contains more Vitamin C +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +624.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2891.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.032
Contains more Vitamin C +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +624.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2891.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.032

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
9%
Yam
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
28%
Yam
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
1%
Yam

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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 Yam Opinion
Calories 27 118 Yam
Protein 2 1.53 Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.17 Yam
Vitamin C 31 17.1 Savoy cabbage
Carbs 6.1 27.88 Yam
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.54 Yam
Calcium 35 17 Savoy cabbage
Potassium 230 816 Yam
Magnesium 28 21 Savoy cabbage
Sugars 2.27 0.5 Savoy cabbage
Fiber 3.1 4.1 Yam
Copper 0.062 0.178 Yam
Zinc 0.27 0.24 Savoy cabbage
Starch
Phosphorus 42 55 Yam
Sodium 28 9 Yam
Vitamin A 1000 138 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17 0.35 Yam
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.112 Yam
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.032 Yam
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.552 Yam
Vitamin B5 0.187 0.314 Yam
Vitamin B6 0.19 0.293 Yam
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 68.8 2.3 Savoy cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.037 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.006 Savoy cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049 0.076 Yam
Tryptophan 0.02 0.012 Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.069 0.054 Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.101 0.052 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103 0.096 Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094 0.059 Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02 0.021 Yam
Phenylalanine 0.064 0.071 Yam
Valine 0.085 0.062 Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041 0.034 Savoy cabbage
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