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Garden asparagus vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Garden asparagus and Red cabbage

  • Garden asparagus has more Copper, Iron, Folate, Vitamin E , Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2, while Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Red cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin C 57% more than Garden asparagus.
  • Garden asparagus contains 11 times more Copper than Red cabbage. While Garden asparagus contains 0.189mg of Copper, Red cabbage contains only 0.017mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Asparagus, 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 Iron +167.5%
Contains more Copper +1011.8%
Contains more Zinc +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Contains more Iron +167.5%
Contains more Copper +1011.8%
Contains more Zinc +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%

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 E +927.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +134%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.4%
Contains more Folate +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +917.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 38.2
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 46% 23% 0% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 0% 105% 39%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
Contains more Vitamin E +927.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +134%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.4%
Contains more Folate +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +917.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 38.2

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
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
27
Garden asparagus
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
13%
Garden asparagus
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
1%
Red cabbage

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

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Garden asparagus Red cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $3.7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden asparagus Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 20 31 Red cabbage
Protein 2.2 1.43 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12 0.16 Red cabbage
Vitamin C 5.6 57 Red cabbage
Net carbs 1.7799999713897705 5.269999980926514 Red cabbage
Carbs 3.88 7.37 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 0.8 Garden asparagus
Calcium 24 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 202 243 Red cabbage
Magnesium 14 16 Red cabbage
Sugar 1.88 3.83 Garden asparagus
Fiber 2.1 2.1
Copper 0.189 0.017 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54 0.22 Garden asparagus
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 52 30 Garden asparagus
Sodium 2 27 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756 1116 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 1.13 0.11 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.064 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.069 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978 0.418 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274 0.147 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.091 0.209 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 38.2 Garden asparagus
Folate 52 18 Garden asparagus
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.04 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.012 Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.08 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.027 0.012 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084 0.039 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075 0.034 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128 0.046 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104 0.049 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031 0.014 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075 0.036 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115 0.048 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049 0.024 Garden asparagus
Fructose 1 1.48 Red cabbage

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. 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.