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Cardoon vs. Red cabbage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cardoon and Red cabbage

  • Cardoon has more Copper, Folate, and Magnesium, however, Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Red cabbage is 61% higher.
  • Red cabbage has 14 times less Copper than Cardoon. Cardoon has 0.231mg of Copper, while Red cabbage has 0.017mg.
  • Red cabbage is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Cardoon, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +55.6%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Potassium +64.6%
Contains more Copper +1258.8%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.4%
Contains less Sodium -84.1%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains more Selenium +200%
Equal in Manganese - 0.243
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 27% 30% 10% 36% 23% 5% 77% 34% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6% 32% 4%
Contains more Calcium +55.6%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Potassium +64.6%
Contains more Copper +1258.8%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.4%
Contains less Sodium -84.1%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains more Selenium +200%
Equal in Manganese - 0.243

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 B5 +129.9%
Contains more Folate +277.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.2%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 10% 96%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129.9%
Contains more Folate +277.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +73.8%
Contains more Protein +104.3%
Contains more Fats +60%
Contains more Carbs +81.1%
Equal in Water - 90.39
4% 94%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4.07 g
Water: 94 g
Other: 1.13 g
7% 90%
Protein: 1.43 g
Fats: 0.16 g
Carbs: 7.37 g
Water: 90.39 g
Other: 0.65 g
Contains more Other +73.8%
Contains more Protein +104.3%
Contains more Fats +60%
Contains more Carbs +81.1%
Equal in Water - 90.39

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +50%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +95.1%
16% 26% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.011 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.018 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.041 g
19% 11% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.08 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +50%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +95.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardoon Red cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 2.47g 5.27g Red cabbage
Protein 0.7g 1.43g Red cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.16g Red cabbage
Carbs 4.07g 7.37g Red cabbage
Calories 17kcal 31kcal Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g Cardoon
Fiber 1.6g 2.1g Red cabbage
Calcium 70mg 45mg Cardoon
Iron 0.7mg 0.8mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 42mg 16mg Cardoon
Phosphorus 23mg 30mg Red cabbage
Potassium 400mg 243mg Cardoon
Sodium 170mg 27mg Red cabbage
Zinc 0.17mg 0.22mg Red cabbage
Copper 0.231mg 0.017mg Cardoon
Manganese 0.256mg 0.243mg Cardoon
Selenium 0.2µg 0.6µg Red cabbage
Vitamin A 0IU 1116IU Red cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 56µg Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg Red cabbage
Vitamin C 2mg 57mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.064mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.069mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.418mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.147mg Cardoon
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.209mg Red cabbage
Folate 68µg 18µg Cardoon
Choline 17.1mg Red cabbage
Vitamin K 38.2µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034mg Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046mg Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg Red cabbage
Valine 0.048mg Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024mg Red cabbage
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.021g Cardoon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.018g 0.012g Cardoon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.041g 0.08g Red cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cardoon Red cabbage
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
9%
Cardoon
36%
Red cabbage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Cardoon
14%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 143mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.83g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Cardoon
Cardoon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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.

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