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Summer squash vs Red cabbage - 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.
Summer squash Red cabbage
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
Summer squash Red 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
16
Summer squash
47
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
9
Summer squash
10
Red 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 Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Iron +128.6%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Equal in Potassium - 243
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Iron +128.6%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Equal in Potassium - 243
Equal in Magnesium - 16

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 B2 +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +458%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1173.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.11
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.147
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +458%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1173.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.11
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.147
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209

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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Summer squash
1%
Red 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 Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 16 31 Red cabbage
Protein 1.21 1.43 Red cabbage
Fats 0.18 0.16 Summer squash
Vitamin C 17 57 Red cabbage
Carbs 3.35 7.37 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.8 Red cabbage
Calcium 15 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 262 243 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 16 Summer squash
Sugars 2.2 3.83 Red cabbage
Fiber 1.1 2.1 Red cabbage
Copper 0.051 0.017 Summer squash
Zinc 0.29 0.22 Summer squash
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 38 30 Summer squash
Sodium 2 27 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 1116 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.12 0.11 Summer squash
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.064 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.069 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 0.418 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.147 Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.209 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 38.2 Red cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.012 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.08 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 0.012 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.028 0.039 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.042 0.034 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 0.046 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 0.049 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 0.014 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.036 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 0.048 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 0.024 Summer squash
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