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Cassava vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cassava and Red cabbage?

  • Cassava is richer in Copper, and Manganese, yet Red cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Red cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 40% higher.
  • Cassava has 6 times more Copper than Red cabbage. Cassava has 0.1mg of Copper, while Red cabbage has 0.017mg.
  • Cassava contains less Sugar.

We used Cassava, raw and Cabbage, red, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Copper +488.2%
Contains more Calcium +181.3%
Contains more Iron +196.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Copper +488.2%
Contains more Calcium +181.3%
Contains more Iron +196.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%

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 +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +8484.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +176.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1910.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 96%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +8484.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +176.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1910.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cassava Red cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 36.26g 5.27g Cassava
Protein 1.36g 1.43g Red cabbage
Fats 0.28g 0.16g Cassava
Carbs 38.06g 7.37g Cassava
Calories 160kcal 31kcal Cassava
Starch g 0g Red cabbage
Fructose g 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar 1.7g 3.83g Cassava
Fiber 1.8g 2.1g Red cabbage
Calcium 16mg 45mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.27mg 0.8mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 21mg 16mg Cassava
Phosphorus 27mg 30mg Red cabbage
Potassium 271mg 243mg Cassava
Sodium 14mg 27mg Cassava
Zinc 0.34mg 0.22mg Cassava
Copper 0.1mg 0.017mg Cassava
Vitamin A 13IU 1116IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.11mg Cassava
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.6mg 57mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.064mg Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048mg 0.069mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.854mg 0.418mg Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107mg 0.147mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.088mg 0.209mg Red cabbage
Folate 27µg 18µg Cassava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.9µg 38.2µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.019mg 0.012mg Cassava
Threonine 0.028mg 0.039mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.027mg 0.034mg Red cabbage
Leucine 0.039mg 0.046mg Red cabbage
Lysine 0.044mg 0.049mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.011mg 0.014mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.026mg 0.036mg Red cabbage
Valine 0.035mg 0.048mg Red cabbage
Histidine 0.02mg 0.024mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.074g 0.021g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075g 0.012g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.08g Red cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cassava Red cabbage
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
14
Cassava
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
14
Cassava
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%
Cassava
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Cassava
1%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava 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 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

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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.