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Garlic vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Garlic and Cabbage

  • Garlic is richer in Vitamin B6, Manganese, Copper, Selenium, Phosphorus, Iron, Calcium, and Vitamin B1, yet Cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Garlic is 85% higher.
  • Garlic contains 47 times more Selenium than Cabbage. Garlic contains 14.2µg of Selenium, while Cabbage contains 0.3µg.

Food types used in this article are Garlic, 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
Garlic
8
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Contains more Calcium +352.5%
Contains more Iron +261.7%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +488.5%
Contains more Potassium +135.9%
Contains more Zinc +544.4%
Contains more Copper +1473.7%
Equal in Sodium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Contains more Calcium +352.5%
Contains more Iron +261.7%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +488.5%
Contains more Potassium +135.9%
Contains more Zinc +544.4%
Contains more Copper +1473.7%
Equal in Sodium - 18

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
Garlic
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +227.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +181.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +896%
Contains more Vitamin A +988.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +17.3%
Contains more Folate +1333.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +4370.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 0% 5%
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 B1 +227.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +181.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +896%
Contains more Vitamin A +988.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +17.3%
Contains more Folate +1333.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +4370.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 30.96g 3.3g Garlic
Protein 6.36g 1.28g Garlic
Fats 0.5g 0.1g Garlic
Carbs 33.06g 5.8g Garlic
Calories 149kcal 25kcal Garlic
Starch g 0g Cabbage
Fructose g 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 1g 3.2g Garlic
Fiber 2.1g 2.5g Cabbage
Calcium 181mg 40mg Garlic
Iron 1.7mg 0.47mg Garlic
Magnesium 25mg 12mg Garlic
Phosphorus 153mg 26mg Garlic
Potassium 401mg 170mg Garlic
Sodium 17mg 18mg Garlic
Zinc 1.16mg 0.18mg Garlic
Copper 0.299mg 0.019mg Garlic
Vitamin A 9IU 98IU Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.15mg Cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.2mg 36.6mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.061mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.04mg Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.234mg Garlic
Vitamin B5 0.596mg 0.212mg Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235mg 0.124mg Garlic
Folate 3µg 43µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.011mg Garlic
Threonine 0.157mg 0.035mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217mg 0.03mg Garlic
Leucine 0.308mg 0.041mg Garlic
Lysine 0.273mg 0.044mg Garlic
Methionine 0.076mg 0.012mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183mg 0.032mg Garlic
Valine 0.291mg 0.042mg Garlic
Histidine 0.113mg 0.022mg Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.034g Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.017g Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249g 0.017g Garlic

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Garlic 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
43
Garlic
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
46
Garlic
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
38%
Garlic
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
6%
Cabbage
Fats
2%
Garlic
0%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.055g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.