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Jícama vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Jícama and Red cabbage

  • Jícama has more Fiber, however Red cabbage is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Vitamin A.
  • Red cabbage covers your daily Vitamin C needs 41% more than Jícama.
  • Red cabbage contains 2 times less Fiber than Jícama. Jícama contains 4.9g of Fiber, while Red cabbage contains 2.1g.
  • Jícama has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Yambean (jicama), 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 less Sodium -85.2%
Contains more Copper +182.4%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +62%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 9% 8% 14% 1% 5% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Contains less Sodium -85.2%
Contains more Copper +182.4%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +62%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%

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 +318.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +5214.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +397.6%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +12633.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.147
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 10% 0% 68% 5% 7% 4% 9% 10% 9% 0% 1%
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 E +318.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +5214.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +397.6%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +12633.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.147

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jícama Red cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 3.92g 5.27g Red cabbage
Protein 0.72g 1.43g Red cabbage
Fats 0.09g 0.16g Red cabbage
Carbs 8.82g 7.37g Jícama
Calories 38kcal 31kcal Jícama
Starch g 0g Red cabbage
Fructose g 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar 1.8g 3.83g Jícama
Fiber 4.9g 2.1g Jícama
Calcium 12mg 45mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.6mg 0.8mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 12mg 16mg Red cabbage
Phosphorus 18mg 30mg Red cabbage
Potassium 150mg 243mg Red cabbage
Sodium 4mg 27mg Jícama
Zinc 0.16mg 0.22mg Red cabbage
Copper 0.048mg 0.017mg Jícama
Vitamin A 21IU 1116IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.11mg Jícama
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.2mg 57mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.064mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.029mg 0.069mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.418mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.147mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.209mg Red cabbage
Folate 12µg 18µg Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 38.2µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.018mg 0.039mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.016mg 0.034mg Red cabbage
Leucine 0.025mg 0.046mg Red cabbage
Lysine 0.026mg 0.049mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.007mg 0.014mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.017mg 0.036mg Red cabbage
Valine 0.022mg 0.048mg Red cabbage
Histidine 0.019mg 0.024mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.021g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.012g Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.043g 0.08g Red cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jícama 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
10
Jícama
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jícama
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
4%
Jícama
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Jícama
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
0%
Jícama
1%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.021 g)

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. Jícama - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170073/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.