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Cabbage vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cabbage and Red cabbage

  • Cabbage has more Vitamin K, and Folate, while Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 31% higher.
  • Red cabbage contains 2 times less Folate than Cabbage. Cabbage contains 43µg of Folate, while Red cabbage contains 18µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, raw and Cabbage, red, 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 Copper +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +70.2%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Contains more Copper +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +70.2%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%

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 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +99%
Contains more Folate +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +55.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1038.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.064
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 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +99%
Contains more Folate +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +55.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1038.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.064

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
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cabbage
13
Red 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
8%
Cabbage
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
0%
Cabbage
1%
Red cabbage

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

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Cabbage Red cabbage
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.63g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cabbage Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 25 31 Red cabbage
Protein 1.28 1.43 Red cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.16 Red cabbage
Vitamin C 36.6 57 Red cabbage
Carbs 5.8 7.37 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.47 0.8 Red cabbage
Calcium 40 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 170 243 Red cabbage
Magnesium 12 16 Red cabbage
Sugar 3.2 3.83 Cabbage
Fiber 2.5 2.1 Cabbage
Copper 0.019 0.017 Cabbage
Zinc 0.18 0.22 Red cabbage
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 26 30 Red cabbage
Sodium 18 27 Cabbage
Vitamin A 98 1116 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15 0.11 Cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.061 0.064 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.069 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.234 0.418 Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.212 0.147 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.124 0.209 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 76 38.2 Cabbage
Folate 43 18 Cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.012 Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.08 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.011 0.012 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.035 0.039 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03 0.034 Red cabbage
Leucine 0.041 0.046 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.044 0.049 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.012 0.014 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.036 Red cabbage
Valine 0.042 0.048 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.022 0.024 Red cabbage
Fructose 1.45 1.48 Red cabbage

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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.