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Brussels sprout vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Brussels sprout and Savoy cabbage

  • Savoy cabbage has less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Manganese, and Vitamin B1.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 90% more.
  • Brussels sprout has 5 times more Vitamin E than Savoy cabbage. Brussels sprout has 0.88mg of Vitamin E , while Savoy cabbage has 0.17mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Brussels sprouts, 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 Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +69.1%
Contains less Sodium -10.7%
Contains more Zinc +55.6%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +69.1%
Contains less Sodium -10.7%
Contains more Zinc +55.6%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +417.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +174.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +157.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +32.6%
Contains more Folate +31.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
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 E +417.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +174.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +157.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +32.6%
Contains more Folate +31.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Savoy cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 3g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 2g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 6.1g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 27kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 2.27g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 3.1g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 35mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 0.4mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Phosphorus 69mg 42mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 230mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 28mg Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42mg 0.27mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.062mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754IU 1000IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.17mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 31mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.07mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.03mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.3mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.187mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.19mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 80µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 68.8µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.02mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.069mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.101mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.103mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.094mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.02mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.064mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.085mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.041mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.013g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.007g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.049g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brussels sprout 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
81
Brussels sprout
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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
20%
Brussels sprout
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
0%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.049g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.07g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout 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 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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.