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Corn vs. Cabbage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Corn and Cabbage?

  • Corn is higher in Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, however, Cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 63% more.
  • Cabbage contains 7 times less Vitamin B3 than Corn. Corn contains 1.683mg of Vitamin B3, while Cabbage contains 0.234mg.

We used Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Cabbage, raw types in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Corn
7
:
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.2%
Contains more Potassium +28.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Zinc +244.4%
Contains more Copper +157.9%
Contains more Calcium +1233.3%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Equal in Iron - 0.47
Equal in Manganese - 0.16
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.9% 17% 19% 33% 19% 0.13% 17% 16% 22% 1.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 18% 8.6% 11% 15% 2.3% 4.9% 6.3% 21% 1.6%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.2%
Contains more Potassium +28.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Zinc +244.4%
Contains more Copper +157.9%
Contains more Calcium +1233.3%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Equal in Iron - 0.47
Equal in Manganese - 0.16

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Corn
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +168.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +619.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +273.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.1%
Contains more Choline +172%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +565.5%
Contains more Folate +87%
Contains more Vitamin K +18900%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 1.8% 0% 18% 23% 13% 32% 48% 32% 17% 0% 16% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5.9% 3% 0% 122% 15% 9.2% 4.4% 13% 29% 32% 0% 5.8% 190%
Contains more Vitamin A +168.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +619.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +273.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.1%
Contains more Choline +172%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +565.5%
Contains more Folate +87%
Contains more Vitamin K +18900%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Corn
4
:
Contains more Protein +166.4%
Contains more Fats +1400%
Contains more Carbs +261.7%
Contains more Water +25.6%
Equal in Other - 0.64
3% 21% 73%
Protein: 3.41 g
Fats: 1.5 g
Carbs: 20.98 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.7 g
6% 92%
Protein: 1.28 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 5.8 g
Water: 92.18 g
Other: 0.64 g
Contains more Protein +166.4%
Contains more Fats +1400%
Contains more Carbs +261.7%
Contains more Water +25.6%
Equal in Other - 0.64

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Corn
2
:
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2100%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3447.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.7%
17% 32% 51%
Saturated Fat: 0.197 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.374 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.603 g
50% 25% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.017 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2100%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3447.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.7%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Corn
3
:
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +3325%
Contains more Maltose +1600%
Contains more Glucose +98.8%
Contains more Fructose +83.5%
61% 23% 7% 7%
Starch: 7.17 g
Sucrose: 2.74 g
Glucose: 0.84 g
Fructose: 0.79 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.17 g
Galactose: 0 g
2% 52% 45%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.08 g
Glucose: 1.67 g
Fructose: 1.45 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.01 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +3325%
Contains more Maltose +1600%
Contains more Glucose +98.8%
Contains more Fructose +83.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Corn Cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corn Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 18.58g 3.3g Corn
Protein 3.41g 1.28g Corn
Fats 1.5g 0.1g Corn
Carbs 20.98g 5.8g Corn
Calories 96kcal 25kcal Corn
Starch 7.17g 0g Corn
Fructose 0.79g 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 4.54g 3.2g Cabbage
Fiber 2.4g 2.5g Cabbage
Calcium 3mg 40mg Cabbage
Iron 0.45mg 0.47mg Cabbage
Magnesium 26mg 12mg Corn
Phosphorus 77mg 26mg Corn
Potassium 218mg 170mg Corn
Sodium 1mg 18mg Corn
Zinc 0.62mg 0.18mg Corn
Copper 0.049mg 0.019mg Corn
Manganese 0.167mg 0.16mg Corn
Selenium 0.2µg 0.3µg Cabbage
Vitamin A 263IU 98IU Corn
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 5µg Corn
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.15mg Cabbage
Vitamin C 5.5mg 36.6mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.093mg 0.061mg Corn
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.04mg Corn
Vitamin B3 1.683mg 0.234mg Corn
Vitamin B5 0.792mg 0.212mg Corn
Vitamin B6 0.139mg 0.124mg Corn
Folate 23µg 43µg Cabbage
Choline 29.1mg 10.7mg Corn
Vitamin K 0.4µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.011mg Corn
Threonine 0.133mg 0.035mg Corn
Isoleucine 0.133mg 0.03mg Corn
Leucine 0.358mg 0.041mg Corn
Lysine 0.141mg 0.044mg Corn
Methionine 0.069mg 0.012mg Corn
Phenylalanine 0.155mg 0.032mg Corn
Valine 0.191mg 0.042mg Corn
Histidine 0.091mg 0.022mg Corn
Saturated Fat 0.197g 0.034g Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.374g 0.017g Corn
Polyunsaturated fat 0.603g 0.017g Corn

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Corn Cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Corn
33%
Cabbage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Corn
10%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Corn
Corn contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Corn
Corn is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.163g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $1)
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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Corn - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169999/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.