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Summer squash vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Summer squash Cabbage
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Summer squash Cabbage
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
16
Summer squash
44
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
9
Summer squash
7
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 Potassium +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +168.4%
Contains more Zinc +61.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +168.4%
Contains more Zinc +61.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%

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 A +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2433.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2433.3%

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
7%
Summer squash
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
6%
Cabbage
Fats
1%
Summer squash
0%
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 Summer squash Cabbage Opinion
Calories 16 25 Cabbage
Protein 1.21 1.28 Cabbage
Fats 0.18 0.1 Summer squash
Vitamin C 17 36.6 Cabbage
Carbs 3.35 5.8 Cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.47 Cabbage
Calcium 15 40 Cabbage
Potassium 262 170 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 12 Summer squash
Sugars 2.2 3.2 Cabbage
Fiber 1.1 2.5 Cabbage
Copper 0.051 0.019 Summer squash
Zinc 0.29 0.18 Summer squash
Starch 0 Cabbage
Phosphorus 38 26 Summer squash
Sodium 2 18 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 98 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12 0.15 Cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.061 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.04 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 0.234 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.212 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.124 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 76 Cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.034 Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.017 Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.017 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 0.011
Threonine 0.028 0.035 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.042 0.03 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 0.041 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 0.044 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 0.012 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.032 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 0.042 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 0.022 Summer squash
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