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Amaranth leaves vs. Savoy cabbage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Amaranth leaves and Savoy cabbage?

  • Amaranth leaves are richer than Savoy cabbage in Vitamin K, Manganese, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin C, Potassium, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, and Magnesium.
  • Amaranth leaves' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 893% more.
  • Amaranth leaves have 6 times more Calcium than Savoy cabbage. While Amaranth leaves have 215mg of Calcium, Savoy cabbage has only 35mg.

We used Amaranth leaves, raw and Cabbage, savoy, raw types in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +514.3%
Contains more Iron +480%
Contains more Magnesium +96.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Potassium +165.7%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Contains more Copper +161.3%
Contains more Manganese +391.7%
Equal in Selenium - 0.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 65% 87% 40% 22% 54% 3% 25% 54% 116% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21% 24% 5%
Contains more Calcium +514.3%
Contains more Iron +480%
Contains more Magnesium +96.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Potassium +165.7%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Contains more Copper +161.3%
Contains more Manganese +391.7%
Equal in Selenium - 0.9

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +191.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +426.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1557%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19
Equal in Folate - 80
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 176% 0% 0% 145% 7% 37% 13% 4% 45% 64% 0% 0% 2850%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 60% 4% 0% 104% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 60% 0% 7% 172%
Contains more Vitamin A +191.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +426.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1557%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19
Equal in Folate - 80

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +23%
Contains more Fats +230%
Contains more Other +87.5%
Contains more Carbs +51.7%
Equal in Water - 91
2% 4% 92%
Protein: 2.46 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 4.02 g
Water: 91.69 g
Other: 1.5 g
2% 6% 91%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.1 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 0.8 g
Contains more Protein +23%
Contains more Fats +230%
Contains more Other +87.5%
Contains more Carbs +51.7%
Equal in Water - 91

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +985.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +200%
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.7%
29% 24% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.091 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.076 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.147 g
19% 10% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.013 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.049 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +985.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +200%
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Amaranth leaves Savoy cabbage
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Amaranth leaves Savoy cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 4.02g 3g Amaranth leaves
Protein 2.46g 2g Amaranth leaves
Fats 0.33g 0.1g Amaranth leaves
Carbs 4.02g 6.1g Savoy cabbage
Calories 23kcal 27kcal Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.27g Amaranth leaves
Fiber 3.1g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 215mg 35mg Amaranth leaves
Iron 2.32mg 0.4mg Amaranth leaves
Magnesium 55mg 28mg Amaranth leaves
Phosphorus 50mg 42mg Amaranth leaves
Potassium 611mg 230mg Amaranth leaves
Sodium 20mg 28mg Amaranth leaves
Zinc 0.9mg 0.27mg Amaranth leaves
Copper 0.162mg 0.062mg Amaranth leaves
Manganese 0.885mg 0.18mg Amaranth leaves
Selenium 0.9µg 0.9µg
Vitamin A 2917IU 1000IU Amaranth leaves
Vitamin A RAE 146µg 50µg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin E 0.17mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin C 43.3mg 31mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.07mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.158mg 0.03mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B3 0.658mg 0.3mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.187mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.192mg 0.19mg Amaranth leaves
Folate 85µg 80µg Amaranth leaves
Choline 12.3mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin K 1140µg 68.8µg Amaranth leaves
Tryptophan 0.031mg 0.02mg Amaranth leaves
Threonine 0.099mg 0.069mg Amaranth leaves
Isoleucine 0.119mg 0.101mg Amaranth leaves
Leucine 0.195mg 0.103mg Amaranth leaves
Lysine 0.127mg 0.094mg Amaranth leaves
Methionine 0.036mg 0.02mg Amaranth leaves
Phenylalanine 0.133mg 0.064mg Amaranth leaves
Valine 0.137mg 0.085mg Amaranth leaves
Histidine 0.052mg 0.041mg Amaranth leaves
Saturated Fat 0.091g 0.013g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.076g 0.007g Amaranth leaves
Polyunsaturated fat 0.147g 0.049g Amaranth leaves

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Amaranth leaves Savoy cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
257%
Amaranth leaves
38%
Savoy cabbage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Amaranth leaves
14%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.078g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.27g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Amaranth leaves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168385/nutrients
  2. Savoy cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.