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Cabbage vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cabbage and Rutabagas

  • Cabbage is richer than Rutabagas in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Cabbage is 63% higher.
  • Cabbage contains 2 times more Folate than Rutabagas. Cabbage contains 43µg of Folate, while Rutabagas contain 21µg.

Food types used in this article are Cabbage, raw and Rutabagas, 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 Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.8%
Contains more Potassium +79.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +68.4%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Equal in Iron - 0.44
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.8%
Contains more Potassium +79.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +68.4%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Equal in Iron - 0.44

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 A +4800%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24%
Contains more Folate +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +25233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +4800%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24%
Contains more Folate +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +25233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cabbage Rutabagas Opinion
Net carbs 3.3g 6.32g Rutabagas
Protein 1.28g 1.08g Cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.16g Rutabagas
Carbs 5.8g 8.62g Rutabagas
Calories 25kcal 37kcal Rutabagas
Starch 0g 0.4g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.45g 1.61g Rutabagas
Sugar 3.2g 4.46g Cabbage
Fiber 2.5g 2.3g Cabbage
Calcium 40mg 43mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.47mg 0.44mg Cabbage
Magnesium 12mg 20mg Rutabagas
Phosphorus 26mg 53mg Rutabagas
Potassium 170mg 305mg Rutabagas
Sodium 18mg 12mg Rutabagas
Zinc 0.18mg 0.24mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.019mg 0.032mg Rutabagas
Vitamin A 98IU 2IU Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.3mg Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 36.6mg 25mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.061mg 0.09mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B3 0.234mg 0.7mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.212mg 0.16mg Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.1mg Cabbage
Folate 43µg 21µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 76µg 0.3µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.011mg mg Cabbage
Threonine 0.035mg mg Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03mg mg Cabbage
Leucine 0.041mg mg Cabbage
Lysine 0.044mg mg Cabbage
Methionine 0.012mg mg Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032mg mg Cabbage
Valine 0.042mg mg Cabbage
Histidine 0.022mg mg Cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.027g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.025g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.088g Rutabagas

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cabbage Rutabagas
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
35
Cabbage
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cabbage
14
Rutabagas

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
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
0%
Cabbage
1%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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.

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.