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Endive vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Endive and Red cabbage

  • Endive has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc, however Red cabbage is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Endive covers your daily Vitamin K needs 161% more than Red cabbage.
  • Red cabbage contains 8 times less Folate than Endive. Endive contains 142µg of Folate, while Red cabbage contains 18µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Endive, raw and Cabbage, red, 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
Contains more Calcium +15.6%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains less Sodium -18.5%
Contains more Zinc +259.1%
Contains more Copper +482.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Phosphorus - 30
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 32% 11% 12% 28% 3% 22% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Contains more Calcium +15.6%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains less Sodium -18.5%
Contains more Zinc +259.1%
Contains more Copper +482.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Phosphorus - 30

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +94.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +512.2%
Contains more Folate +688.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +504.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +776.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +945%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.069
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.418
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 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 96%
Contains more Vitamin A +94.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +512.2%
Contains more Folate +688.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +504.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +776.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +945%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.069
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.418

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Endive Red cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 0.25g 5.27g Red cabbage
Protein 1.25g 1.43g Red cabbage
Fats 0.2g 0.16g Endive
Carbs 3.35g 7.37g Red cabbage
Calories 17kcal 31kcal Red cabbage
Starch g 0g Red cabbage
Fructose g 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar 0.25g 3.83g Endive
Fiber 3.1g 2.1g Endive
Calcium 52mg 45mg Endive
Iron 0.83mg 0.8mg Endive
Magnesium 15mg 16mg Red cabbage
Phosphorus 28mg 30mg Red cabbage
Potassium 314mg 243mg Endive
Sodium 22mg 27mg Endive
Zinc 0.79mg 0.22mg Endive
Copper 0.099mg 0.017mg Endive
Vitamin A 2167IU 1116IU Endive
Vitamin E 0.44mg 0.11mg Endive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.5mg 57mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.064mg Endive
Vitamin B2 0.075mg 0.069mg Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.418mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.9mg 0.147mg Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.209mg Red cabbage
Folate 142µg 18µg Endive
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 231µg 38.2µg Endive
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.012mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.05mg 0.039mg Endive
Isoleucine 0.072mg 0.034mg Endive
Leucine 0.098mg 0.046mg Endive
Lysine 0.063mg 0.049mg Endive
Methionine 0.014mg 0.014mg
Phenylalanine 0.053mg 0.036mg Endive
Valine 0.063mg 0.048mg Endive
Histidine 0.023mg 0.024mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.021g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.012g Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087g 0.08g Endive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Endive 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
79
Endive
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
19
Endive
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%
Endive
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Endive
1%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Endive
Endive contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. 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.