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Beetroot vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Beetroot and Savoy cabbage

  • Beetroot has more Folate, and Manganese, however Savoy cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Savoy cabbage is 57% higher.
  • Savoy cabbage has 3 times less Sugar than Beetroot. Beetroot has 6.76g of Sugar, while Savoy cabbage has 2.27g.

Food types used in this article are Beets, raw and Cabbage, savoy, raw.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +41.3%
Contains more Zinc +29.6%
Contains more Copper +21%
Contains more Calcium +118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -64.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 42
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +41.3%
Contains more Zinc +29.6%
Contains more Copper +21%
Contains more Calcium +118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -64.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 42

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 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Folate +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2930.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin C +532.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +183.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +34300%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 1% 0% 17% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 82% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 60% 4% 0% 104% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 60% 0% 172%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Folate +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2930.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin C +532.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +183.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +34300%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beetroot Savoy cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Savoy cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 6.76g 3g Beetroot
Protein 1.61g 2g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.17g 0.1g Beetroot
Carbs 9.56g 6.1g Beetroot
Calories 43kcal 27kcal Beetroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.76g 2.27g Savoy cabbage
Fiber 2.8g 3.1g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 16mg 35mg Savoy cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.4mg Beetroot
Magnesium 23mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Phosphorus 40mg 42mg Savoy cabbage
Potassium 325mg 230mg Beetroot
Sodium 78mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.35mg 0.27mg Beetroot
Copper 0.075mg 0.062mg Beetroot
Vitamin A 33IU 1000IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.17mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.9mg 31mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.07mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.03mg Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.334mg 0.3mg Beetroot
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.187mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.19mg Savoy cabbage
Folate 109µg 80µg Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.2µg 68.8µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.02mg Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.047mg 0.069mg Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.048mg 0.101mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.068mg 0.103mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.058mg 0.094mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.018mg 0.02mg Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.046mg 0.064mg Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.056mg 0.085mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.021mg 0.041mg Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.013g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.007g Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06g 0.049g Beetroot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beetroot Savoy cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Beetroot
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
18
Beetroot
14
Savoy cabbage

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 food.
Protein
10%
Beetroot
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
1%
Beetroot
0%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.