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Carrot vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Carrot and Savoy cabbage different?

  • Carrot is richer in Vitamin A, while Savoy cabbage is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C and Folate.
  • Carrot covers your daily need of Vitamin A 87% more than Savoy cabbage.
  • Carrot contains 4 times more Vitamin E than Savoy cabbage. Carrot contains 0.66mg of Vitamin E , while Savoy cabbage contains 0.17mg.
  • Savoy cabbage is lower in Sugars.

Carrots, raw and Cabbage, savoy, raw types were used in this article.

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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
Carrot
1
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Contains more Potassium +39.1%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +37.8%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -59.4%
Equal in Calcium - 35
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Contains more Potassium +39.1%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +37.8%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -59.4%
Equal in Calcium - 35

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
Carrot
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +1570.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +288.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +227.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46%
Contains more Vitamin C +425.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +421.2%
Contains more Folate +321.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 104% 60% 4% 0% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 0% 172% 60%
Contains more Vitamin A +1570.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +288.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +227.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46%
Contains more Vitamin C +425.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +421.2%
Contains more Folate +321.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
98
Carrot
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
14
Savoy 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 the food
Protein
6%
Carrot
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
1%
Carrot
0%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Carrot Savoy cabbage
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Savoy cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 2.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage 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 ($0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Carrot Savoy cabbage Opinion
Calories 41 27 Carrot
Protein 0.93 2 Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.24 0.1 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 31 Savoy cabbage
Carbs 9.58 6.1 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.4 Savoy cabbage
Calcium 33 35 Savoy cabbage
Potassium 320 230 Carrot
Magnesium 12 28 Savoy cabbage
Sugars 4.74 2.27 Savoy cabbage
Fiber 2.8 3.1 Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.045 0.062 Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.24 0.27 Savoy cabbage
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 42 Savoy cabbage
Sodium 69 28 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 16706 1000 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.17 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.07 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.03 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.3 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.187 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.19 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 68.8 Savoy cabbage
Folate 19 80 Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.013 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.007 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.049 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 0.02 Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.191 0.069 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 0.101 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.102 0.103 Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.101 0.094 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 0.02
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.064 Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.069 0.085 Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.04 0.041 Savoy cabbage
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/nutrients
  2. Savoy cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/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.