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Collard Greens vs. Rutabagas — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Collard Greens and Rutabagas?

  • Collard Greens is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Calcium, Iron, Fiber, and Vitamin B2, yet Rutabagas are higher in Vitamin C, and Potassium.
  • Collard Greens's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 339% more.

We used Collards, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Rutabagas, raw types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +227.9%
Contains more Iron +156.8%
Contains more Copper +59.4%
Contains more Manganese +289.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.6%
Contains more Potassium +160.7%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 0.24
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 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11% 18% 4%
Contains more Calcium +227.9%
Contains more Iron +156.8%
Contains more Copper +59.4%
Contains more Manganese +289.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.6%
Contains more Potassium +160.7%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 0.24

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 +379900%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28%
Contains more Choline +172.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +135433.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.7%
Contains more Folate +31.3%
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 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 8% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +379900%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28%
Contains more Choline +172.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +135433.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.7%
Contains more Folate +31.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +150.9%
Contains more Fats +350%
Contains more Carbs +52.6%
Equal in Water - 89.43
Equal in Other - 0.71
3% 6% 90%
Protein: 2.71 g
Fats: 0.72 g
Carbs: 5.65 g
Water: 90.18 g
Other: 0.74 g
9% 89%
Protein: 1.08 g
Fats: 0.16 g
Carbs: 8.62 g
Water: 89.43 g
Other: 0.71 g
Contains more Protein +150.9%
Contains more Fats +350%
Contains more Carbs +52.6%
Equal in Water - 89.43
Equal in Other - 0.71

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +96.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -42.6%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.025
19% 11% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.047 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.173 g
19% 18% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.025 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +96.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -42.6%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.025

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 Rutabagas
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Collard Greens Rutabagas Opinion
Net carbs 1.65g 6.32g Rutabagas
Protein 2.71g 1.08g Collard Greens
Fats 0.72g 0.16g Collard Greens
Carbs 5.65g 8.62g Rutabagas
Calories 33kcal 37kcal Rutabagas
Starch 0.4g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.61g Rutabagas
Sugar 0.4g 4.46g Collard Greens
Fiber 4g 2.3g Collard Greens
Calcium 141mg 43mg Collard Greens
Iron 1.13mg 0.44mg Collard Greens
Magnesium 21mg 20mg Collard Greens
Phosphorus 32mg 53mg Rutabagas
Potassium 117mg 305mg Rutabagas
Sodium 15mg 12mg Rutabagas
Zinc 0.23mg 0.24mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.051mg 0.032mg Collard Greens
Manganese 0.51mg 0.131mg Collard Greens
Selenium 0.5µg 0.7µg Rutabagas
Vitamin A 7600IU 2IU Collard Greens
Vitamin A RAE 380µg 0µg Collard Greens
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.3mg Collard Greens
Vitamin C 18.2mg 25mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.09mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.106mg 0.04mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B3 0.575mg 0.7mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.218mg 0.16mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B6 0.128mg 0.1mg Collard Greens
Folate 16µg 21µg Rutabagas
Choline 38.4mg 14.1mg Collard Greens
Vitamin K 406.6µg 0.3µg Collard Greens
Tryptophan 0.027mg Collard Greens
Threonine 0.074mg Collard Greens
Isoleucine 0.086mg Collard Greens
Leucine 0.13mg Collard Greens
Lysine 0.101mg Collard Greens
Methionine 0.028mg Collard Greens
Phenylalanine 0.075mg Collard Greens
Valine 0.104mg Collard Greens
Histidine 0.04mg Collard Greens
Saturated Fat 0.047g 0.027g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 0.025g Collard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.173g 0.088g Collard Greens

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Collard Greens Rutabagas
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
15%
Rutabagas
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Collard Greens
13%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is cheaper?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.