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Collard Greens vs. Cabbage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Collard Greens and Cabbage

  • Collard Greens has more Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Calcium, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Choline, while Cabbage has more Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Collard Greens's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 275% higher.
  • Cabbage contains 76 times less Vitamin A RAE than Collard Greens. Collard Greens contains 380µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Cabbage contains 5µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Collards, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Cabbage, 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 +252.5%
Contains more Iron +140.4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Zinc +27.8%
Contains more Copper +168.4%
Contains more Manganese +218.8%
Contains more Selenium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +45.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 43% 43% 15% 14% 11% 2% 7% 17% 67% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7% 21% 2%
Contains more Calcium +252.5%
Contains more Iron +140.4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Zinc +27.8%
Contains more Copper +168.4%
Contains more Manganese +218.8%
Contains more Selenium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +45.3%

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 A +7655.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +486.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.7%
Contains more Choline +258.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +435%
Contains more Vitamin C +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Folate +168.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.212
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.124
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 456% 18% 0% 61% 10% 25% 11% 14% 30% 12% 0% 21% 1017%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +7655.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +486.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.7%
Contains more Choline +258.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +435%
Contains more Vitamin C +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Folate +168.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.212
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.124

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +111.7%
Contains more Fats +620%
Contains more Other +15.6%
Equal in Carbs - 5.8
Equal in Water - 92.18
3% 6% 90%
Protein: 2.71 g
Fats: 0.72 g
Carbs: 5.65 g
Water: 90.18 g
Other: 0.74 g
6% 92%
Protein: 1.28 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 5.8 g
Water: 92.18 g
Other: 0.64 g
Contains more Protein +111.7%
Contains more Fats +620%
Contains more Other +15.6%
Equal in Carbs - 5.8
Equal in Water - 92.18

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +52.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +917.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.7%
19% 11% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.047 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.173 g
50% 25% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.017 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +52.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +917.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Collard Greens Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 1.65g 3.3g Cabbage
Protein 2.71g 1.28g Collard Greens
Fats 0.72g 0.1g Collard Greens
Carbs 5.65g 5.8g Cabbage
Calories 33kcal 25kcal Collard Greens
Fructose 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 0.4g 3.2g Collard Greens
Fiber 4g 2.5g Collard Greens
Calcium 141mg 40mg Collard Greens
Iron 1.13mg 0.47mg Collard Greens
Magnesium 21mg 12mg Collard Greens
Phosphorus 32mg 26mg Collard Greens
Potassium 117mg 170mg Cabbage
Sodium 15mg 18mg Collard Greens
Zinc 0.23mg 0.18mg Collard Greens
Copper 0.051mg 0.019mg Collard Greens
Manganese 0.51mg 0.16mg Collard Greens
Selenium 0.5µg 0.3µg Collard Greens
Vitamin A 7600IU 98IU Collard Greens
Vitamin A RAE 380µg 5µg Collard Greens
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.15mg Collard Greens
Vitamin C 18.2mg 36.6mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.061mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.106mg 0.04mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B3 0.575mg 0.234mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B5 0.218mg 0.212mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B6 0.128mg 0.124mg Collard Greens
Folate 16µg 43µg Cabbage
Choline 38.4mg 10.7mg Collard Greens
Vitamin K 406.6µg 76µg Collard Greens
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.011mg Collard Greens
Threonine 0.074mg 0.035mg Collard Greens
Isoleucine 0.086mg 0.03mg Collard Greens
Leucine 0.13mg 0.041mg Collard Greens
Lysine 0.101mg 0.044mg Collard Greens
Methionine 0.028mg 0.012mg Collard Greens
Phenylalanine 0.075mg 0.032mg Collard Greens
Valine 0.104mg 0.042mg Collard Greens
Histidine 0.04mg 0.022mg Collard Greens
Saturated Fat 0.047g 0.034g Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 0.017g Collard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.173g 0.017g Collard Greens

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Collard Greens 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
129%
Collard Greens
33%
Cabbage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Collard Greens
10%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Collard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170407/nutrients
  2. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.