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Broccoli vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Broccoli and Savoy cabbage

  • Savoy cabbage contains less Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2 than Broccoli.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Broccoli is 65% higher.
  • Savoy cabbage has 5 times less Vitamin E than Broccoli. Broccoli has 0.78mg of Vitamin E , while Savoy cabbage has 0.17mg.

Food types used in this article are Broccoli, 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 +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +34.3%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains more Zinc +51.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +26.5%
Contains less Sodium -15.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +34.3%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains more Zinc +51.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +26.5%
Contains less Sodium -15.2%

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 C +187.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +206.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +60.5%
Contains more Folate +27%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 104% 60% 4% 0% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 0% 172% 60%
Contains more Vitamin C +187.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +206.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +60.5%
Contains more Folate +27%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19

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.
Broccoli Savoy cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Savoy cabbage Opinion
Calories 34kcal 27kcal Broccoli
Protein 2.82g 2g Broccoli
Fats 0.37g 0.1g Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2mg 31mg Broccoli
Net carbs 4.04g 3g Broccoli
Carbs 6.64g 6.1g Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.73mg 0.4mg Broccoli
Calcium 47mg 35mg Broccoli
Potassium 316mg 230mg Broccoli
Magnesium 21mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Sugar 1.7g 2.27g Broccoli
Fiber 2.6g 3.1g Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.049mg 0.062mg Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.41mg 0.27mg Broccoli
Starch 0g g Broccoli
Phosphorus 66mg 42mg Broccoli
Sodium 33mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 623IU 1000IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.78mg 0.17mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.07mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.03mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 0.3mg Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573mg 0.187mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.19mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 101.6µg 68.8µg Broccoli
Folate 63µg 80µg Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.013g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.007g Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.049g Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.033mg 0.02mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg 0.069mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079mg 0.101mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.129mg 0.103mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.135mg 0.094mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg 0.02mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg 0.064mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg 0.085mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg 0.041mg Broccoli
Fructose 0.68g g Broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Savoy cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
65
Broccoli
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
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
17%
Broccoli
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
2%
Broccoli
0%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.