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Cabbage vs. Cardoon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cabbage and Cardoon

  • Cabbage has more Vitamin C, while Cardoon has more Copper, Magnesium, Potassium, and Folate.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 38% higher.
  • Cardoon contains 2 times less Fiber than Cabbage. Cabbage contains 2.5g of Fiber, while Cardoon contains 1.6g.
  • The amount of Sodium in Cabbage is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, raw and Cardoon, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Iron +48.9%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Potassium +135.3%
Contains more Copper +1115.8%
Contains more Manganese +60%
Equal in Zinc - 0.17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7% 21% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 27% 30% 10% 36% 23% 5% 77% 34% 2%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Iron +48.9%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Potassium +135.3%
Contains more Copper +1115.8%
Contains more Manganese +60%
Equal in Zinc - 0.17

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1730%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.4%
Contains more Folate +58.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.116
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 6% 190%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 5% 7% 6% 21% 27% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1730%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.4%
Contains more Folate +58.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.116

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +82.9%
Contains more Carbs +42.5%
Contains more Other +76.6%
Equal in Fats - 0.1
Equal in Water - 94
6% 92%
Protein: 1.28 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 5.8 g
Water: 92.18 g
Other: 0.64 g
4% 94%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4.07 g
Water: 94 g
Other: 1.13 g
Contains more Protein +82.9%
Contains more Carbs +42.5%
Contains more Other +76.6%
Equal in Fats - 0.1
Equal in Water - 94

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +141.2%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.018
50% 25% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.017 g
16% 26% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.011 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.018 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.041 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +141.2%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.018

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cabbage Cardoon Opinion
Net carbs 3.3g 2.47g Cabbage
Protein 1.28g 0.7g Cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Carbs 5.8g 4.07g Cabbage
Calories 25kcal 17kcal Cabbage
Fructose 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 3.2g Cardoon
Fiber 2.5g 1.6g Cabbage
Calcium 40mg 70mg Cardoon
Iron 0.47mg 0.7mg Cardoon
Magnesium 12mg 42mg Cardoon
Phosphorus 26mg 23mg Cabbage
Potassium 170mg 400mg Cardoon
Sodium 18mg 170mg Cabbage
Zinc 0.18mg 0.17mg Cabbage
Copper 0.019mg 0.231mg Cardoon
Manganese 0.16mg 0.256mg Cardoon
Selenium 0.3µg 0.2µg Cabbage
Vitamin A 98IU 0IU Cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 0µg Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15mg Cabbage
Vitamin C 36.6mg 2mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.061mg 0.02mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.03mg Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.234mg 0.3mg Cardoon
Vitamin B5 0.212mg 0.338mg Cardoon
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.116mg Cabbage
Folate 43µg 68µg Cardoon
Choline 10.7mg Cabbage
Vitamin K 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.011mg Cabbage
Threonine 0.035mg Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03mg Cabbage
Leucine 0.041mg Cabbage
Lysine 0.044mg Cabbage
Methionine 0.012mg Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032mg Cabbage
Valine 0.042mg Cabbage
Histidine 0.022mg Cabbage
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.011g Cardoon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.018g Cardoon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.041g Cardoon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cabbage Cardoon
Low Fats diet Equal
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
33%
Cabbage
9%
Cardoon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Cabbage
26%
Cardoon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Cardoon
Cardoon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cardoon
Cardoon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 152mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cabbage
Cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/nutrients
  2. Cardoon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169981/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.