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Cabbage vs Potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cabbage and Potato

  • Cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Folate, while Potato has more Vitamin B6, Copper, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 62% higher.
  • Potato contains 3 times less Calcium than Cabbage. Cabbage contains 40mg of Calcium, while Potato contains 12mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, raw and Potatoes, flesh and skin, 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
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Potato
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +72.3%
Contains more Potassium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Copper +478.9%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +72.3%
Contains more Potassium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Copper +478.9%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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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Potato
Contains more Vitamin C +85.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +4800%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +3700%
Contains more Folate +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +353.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 122% 6% 3% 0% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 0% 190% 33%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +4800%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +3700%
Contains more Folate +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +353.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.3%

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.
Cabbage Potato
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cabbage Potato Opinion
Calories 25kcal 77kcal Potato
Protein 1.28g 2.05g Potato
Fats 0.1g 0.09g Cabbage
Vitamin C 36.6mg 19.7mg Cabbage
Net carbs 3.3g 15.39g Potato
Carbs 5.8g 17.49g Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.47mg 0.81mg Potato
Calcium 40mg 12mg Cabbage
Potassium 170mg 425mg Potato
Magnesium 12mg 23mg Potato
Sugar 3.2g 0.82g Potato
Fiber 2.5g 2.1g Cabbage
Copper 0.019mg 0.11mg Potato
Zinc 0.18mg 0.3mg Potato
Starch 0g 15.29g Potato
Phosphorus 26mg 57mg Potato
Sodium 18mg 6mg Potato
Vitamin A 98IU 2IU Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.01mg Cabbage
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.061mg 0.081mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.032mg Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.234mg 1.061mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.212mg 0.295mg Potato
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.298mg Potato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 76µg 2µg Cabbage
Folate 43µg 15µg Cabbage
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.025g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.002g Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.042g Potato
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.021mg Potato
Threonine 0.035mg 0.067mg Potato
Isoleucine 0.03mg 0.066mg Potato
Leucine 0.041mg 0.098mg Potato
Lysine 0.044mg 0.107mg Potato
Methionine 0.012mg 0.032mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.032mg 0.081mg Potato
Valine 0.042mg 0.103mg Potato
Histidine 0.022mg 0.035mg Potato
Fructose 1.45g 0.26g Cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cabbage Potato
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
35
Cabbage
18
Potato
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cabbage
20
Potato

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
8%
Cabbage
12%
Potato
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
17%
Potato
Fats
0%
Cabbage
0%
Potato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato
Potato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 86)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
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

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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/nutrients
  2. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.