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Endive vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Endive and Cabbage

  • Endive has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Copper, and Zinc, however Cabbage has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 129% more.
  • Endive has 22 times more Vitamin A RAE than Cabbage. Endive has 108µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Cabbage has 5µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Endive, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Endive
7
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Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Iron +76.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +84.7%
Contains more Zinc +338.9%
Contains more Copper +421.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 32% 11% 12% 28% 3% 22% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Iron +76.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +84.7%
Contains more Zinc +338.9%
Contains more Copper +421.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 26

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
Endive
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +2111.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +324.5%
Contains more Folate +230.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +203.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +463.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +520%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 131% 9% 0% 22% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 107% 0% 578%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
Contains more Vitamin A +2111.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +324.5%
Contains more Folate +230.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +203.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +463.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +520%

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.
Endive Cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Endive Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 0.25g 3.3g Cabbage
Protein 1.25g 1.28g Cabbage
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Endive
Carbs 3.35g 5.8g Cabbage
Calories 17kcal 25kcal Cabbage
Starch g 0g Cabbage
Fructose g 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 0.25g 3.2g Endive
Fiber 3.1g 2.5g Endive
Calcium 52mg 40mg Endive
Iron 0.83mg 0.47mg Endive
Magnesium 15mg 12mg Endive
Phosphorus 28mg 26mg Endive
Potassium 314mg 170mg Endive
Sodium 22mg 18mg Cabbage
Zinc 0.79mg 0.18mg Endive
Copper 0.099mg 0.019mg Endive
Vitamin A 2167IU 98IU Endive
Vitamin E 0.44mg 0.15mg Endive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.5mg 36.6mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.061mg Endive
Vitamin B2 0.075mg 0.04mg Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.234mg Endive
Vitamin B5 0.9mg 0.212mg Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.124mg Cabbage
Folate 142µg 43µg Endive
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 231µg 76µg Endive
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.011mg Cabbage
Threonine 0.05mg 0.035mg Endive
Isoleucine 0.072mg 0.03mg Endive
Leucine 0.098mg 0.041mg Endive
Lysine 0.063mg 0.044mg Endive
Methionine 0.014mg 0.012mg Endive
Phenylalanine 0.053mg 0.032mg Endive
Valine 0.063mg 0.042mg Endive
Histidine 0.023mg 0.022mg Endive
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.034g Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.017g Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087g 0.017g Endive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Endive 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
79
Endive
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
19
Endive
10
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%
Endive
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
6%
Cabbage
Fats
1%
Endive
0%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.95g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Endive
Endive is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/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.