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Cabbage vs. Sweet potato leaves — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cabbage and Sweet potato leaves

  • Cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, yet Sweet potato leaves are richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Magnesium, Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Sweet potato leaves is 188% higher.
  • Cabbage contains 3 times more Vitamin C than Sweet potato leaves. Cabbage contains 36.6mg of Vitamin C, while Sweet potato leaves contain 11mg.

Food types used in this article are Cabbage, raw and Sweet potato leaves, 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 Calcium +95%
Contains more Iron +106.4%
Contains more Magnesium +483.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +211.5%
Contains more Potassium +198.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Selenium +200%
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 24% 37% 50% 35% 45% 1% 0% 0% 0% 5%
Contains more Calcium +95%
Contains more Iron +106.4%
Contains more Magnesium +483.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +211.5%
Contains more Potassium +198.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Selenium +200%

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 C +232.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3755.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +155.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +382.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +297.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.225
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 227% 0% 0% 37% 39% 80% 22% 14% 44% 0% 0% 0% 756%
Contains more Vitamin C +232.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3755.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +155.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +762.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +382.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +297.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.225

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +94.5%
Contains more Fats +410%
Contains more Carbs +52.1%
Contains more Other +114.1%
Equal in Water - 86.81
6% 92%
Protein: 1.28 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 5.8 g
Water: 92.18 g
Other: 0.64 g
2% 9% 87%
Protein: 2.49 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 8.82 g
Water: 86.81 g
Other: 1.37 g
Contains more Protein +94.5%
Contains more Fats +410%
Contains more Carbs +52.1%
Contains more Other +114.1%
Equal in Water - 86.81

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +17.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1241.2%
50% 25% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.017 g
31% 6% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.111 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.228 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +17.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1241.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cabbage Sweet potato leaves Opinion
Net carbs 3.3g 3.52g Sweet potato leaves
Protein 1.28g 2.49g Sweet potato leaves
Fats 0.1g 0.51g Sweet potato leaves
Carbs 5.8g 8.82g Sweet potato leaves
Calories 25kcal 42kcal Sweet potato leaves
Fructose 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 3.2g Sweet potato leaves
Fiber 2.5g 5.3g Sweet potato leaves
Calcium 40mg 78mg Sweet potato leaves
Iron 0.47mg 0.97mg Sweet potato leaves
Magnesium 12mg 70mg Sweet potato leaves
Phosphorus 26mg 81mg Sweet potato leaves
Potassium 170mg 508mg Sweet potato leaves
Sodium 18mg 6mg Sweet potato leaves
Zinc 0.18mg Cabbage
Copper 0.019mg Cabbage
Manganese 0.16mg Cabbage
Selenium 0.3µg 0.9µg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin A 98IU 3778IU Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 189µg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin E 0.15mg Cabbage
Vitamin C 36.6mg 11mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.061mg 0.156mg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.345mg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin B3 0.234mg 1.13mg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin B5 0.212mg 0.225mg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.19mg Sweet potato leaves
Folate 43µg Cabbage
Choline 10.7mg Cabbage
Vitamin K 76µg 302.2µg Sweet potato leaves
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.035mg Sweet potato leaves
Threonine 0.035mg Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03mg Cabbage
Leucine 0.041mg Cabbage
Lysine 0.044mg 0.228mg Sweet potato leaves
Methionine 0.012mg 0.086mg Sweet potato leaves
Phenylalanine 0.032mg Cabbage
Valine 0.042mg Cabbage
Histidine 0.022mg Cabbage
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.111g Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.02g Sweet potato leaves
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.228g Sweet potato leaves

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cabbage Sweet potato leaves
Low Fats diet ok
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
94%
Sweet potato leaves
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Cabbage
20%
Sweet potato leaves

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sweet potato leaves
Sweet potato leaves is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sweet potato leaves
Sweet potato leaves contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sweet potato leaves
Sweet potato leaves is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato leaves
Sweet potato leaves is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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

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. Sweet potato leaves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169303/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.