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Cauliflower vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cauliflower and Savoy cabbage different?

  • Cauliflower is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, and Choline, however Savoy cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Savoy cabbage is 44% higher.
  • Cauliflower contains 4 times more Choline than Savoy cabbage. While Cauliflower contains 44.3mg of Choline, Savoy cabbage contains only 12.3mg.

Cauliflower, raw and Cabbage, savoy, raw are the varieties 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
Contains more Potassium +30%
Contains more Calcium +59.1%
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Copper +59%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Equal in Phosphorus - 42
Equal in Sodium - 28
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Contains more Potassium +30%
Contains more Calcium +59.1%
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Copper +59%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Equal in Phosphorus - 42
Equal in Sodium - 28
Equal in Zinc - 0.27

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 C +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +256.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Folate +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +343.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 39%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 60% 4% 0% 104% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 60% 0% 172%
Contains more Vitamin C +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +256.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Folate +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +343.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cauliflower Savoy cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 2.97g 3g Savoy cabbage
Protein 1.92g 2g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.28g 0.1g Cauliflower
Carbs 4.97g 6.1g Savoy cabbage
Calories 25kcal 27kcal Savoy cabbage
Starch g g
Fructose 0.97g g Cauliflower
Sugar 1.91g 2.27g Cauliflower
Fiber 2g 3.1g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 22mg 35mg Savoy cabbage
Iron 0.42mg 0.4mg Cauliflower
Magnesium 15mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Phosphorus 44mg 42mg Cauliflower
Potassium 299mg 230mg Cauliflower
Sodium 30mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.27mg 0.27mg
Copper 0.039mg 0.062mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 0IU 1000IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.17mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 48.2mg 31mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.07mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.03mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.507mg 0.3mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B5 0.667mg 0.187mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184mg 0.19mg Savoy cabbage
Folate 57µg 80µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 15.5µg 68.8µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.02mg
Threonine 0.076mg 0.069mg Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071mg 0.101mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.106mg 0.103mg Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217mg 0.094mg Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02mg 0.02mg
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.064mg Cauliflower
Valine 0.125mg 0.085mg Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056mg 0.041mg Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.13g 0.013g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.007g Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031g 0.049g Savoy cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cauliflower Savoy 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
30
Cauliflower
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
13
Cauliflower
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 food.
Protein
12%
Cauliflower
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
0%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.117g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.36g)
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 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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.