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Garden asparagus vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Garden asparagus and Cabbage

  • Garden asparagus has more Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin E , however Cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin K.
  • Cabbage covers your daily Vitamin C needs 34% more than Garden asparagus.
  • Cabbage has 10 times less Copper than Garden asparagus. Garden asparagus has 0.189mg of Copper, while Cabbage has 0.019mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Asparagus, 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
Contains more Iron +355.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +894.7%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 81% 10% 23% 18% 1% 15% 63%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Contains more Iron +355.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +894.7%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%

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 A +671.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +653.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.2%
Contains more Folate +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +553.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +82.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 23% 0% 19% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 39% 0% 105%
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 +671.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +653.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +317.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.2%
Contains more Folate +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +553.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +82.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden asparagus Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 1.78g 3.3g Cabbage
Protein 2.2g 1.28g Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12g 0.1g Garden asparagus
Carbs 3.88g 5.8g Cabbage
Calories 20kcal 25kcal Cabbage
Starch g 0g Cabbage
Fructose 1g 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 1.88g 3.2g Garden asparagus
Fiber 2.1g 2.5g Cabbage
Calcium 24mg 40mg Cabbage
Iron 2.14mg 0.47mg Garden asparagus
Magnesium 14mg 12mg Garden asparagus
Phosphorus 52mg 26mg Garden asparagus
Potassium 202mg 170mg Garden asparagus
Sodium 2mg 18mg Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54mg 0.18mg Garden asparagus
Copper 0.189mg 0.019mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756IU 98IU Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13mg 0.15mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.6mg 36.6mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.061mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141mg 0.04mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978mg 0.234mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274mg 0.212mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.091mg 0.124mg Cabbage
Folate 52µg 43µg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 41.6µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.011mg Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084mg 0.035mg Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075mg 0.03mg Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128mg 0.041mg Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104mg 0.044mg Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031mg 0.012mg Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075mg 0.032mg Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115mg 0.042mg Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049mg 0.022mg Garden asparagus
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.04g 0.034g Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.017g Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.017g Garden asparagus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Garden asparagus 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
29
Garden asparagus
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
27
Garden asparagus
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
13%
Garden asparagus
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
6%
Cabbage
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
0%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $3.8)
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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/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.