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Corn vs. Red cabbage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Corn and Red cabbage

  • Corn has more Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, however, Red cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B6.
  • Red cabbage covers your daily Vitamin C needs 57% more than Corn.
  • Red cabbage has 5 times less Vitamin B5 than Corn. Corn has 0.792mg of Vitamin B5, while Red cabbage has 0.147mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +156.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Zinc +181.8%
Contains more Copper +188.2%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Iron +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains more Manganese +45.5%
Contains more Selenium +200%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 17% 19% 33% 20% 1% 17% 17% 22% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6% 32% 4%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +156.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Zinc +181.8%
Contains more Copper +188.2%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Iron +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +11.5%
Contains more Manganese +45.5%
Contains more Selenium +200%

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +438.8%
Contains more Folate +27.8%
Contains more Choline +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +324.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +936.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +9450%
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% 2% 0% 19% 24% 14% 32% 48% 33% 18% 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 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 10% 96%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +438.8%
Contains more Folate +27.8%
Contains more Choline +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +324.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +936.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +9450%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +138.5%
Contains more Fats +837.5%
Contains more Carbs +184.7%
Contains more Water +23.1%
Equal in Other - 0.65
3% 21% 73%
Protein: 3.41 g
Fats: 1.5 g
Carbs: 20.98 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.7 g
7% 90%
Protein: 1.43 g
Fats: 0.16 g
Carbs: 7.37 g
Water: 90.39 g
Other: 0.65 g
Contains more Protein +138.5%
Contains more Fats +837.5%
Contains more Carbs +184.7%
Contains more Water +23.1%
Equal in Other - 0.65

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3016.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +653.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.3%
17% 32% 51%
Saturated Fat: 0.197 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.374 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.603 g
19% 11% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.08 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3016.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +653.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.3%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +356.7%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +107.1%
Contains more Fructose +87.3%
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
16% 46% 39%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.6 g
Glucose: 1.74 g
Fructose: 1.48 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +356.7%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +107.1%
Contains more Fructose +87.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corn Red cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 18.58g 5.27g Corn
Protein 3.41g 1.43g Corn
Fats 1.5g 0.16g Corn
Carbs 20.98g 7.37g Corn
Calories 96kcal 31kcal Corn
Starch 7.17g 0g Corn
Fructose 0.79g 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar 4.54g 3.83g Red cabbage
Fiber 2.4g 2.1g Corn
Calcium 3mg 45mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.45mg 0.8mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 26mg 16mg Corn
Phosphorus 77mg 30mg Corn
Potassium 218mg 243mg Red cabbage
Sodium 1mg 27mg Corn
Zinc 0.62mg 0.22mg Corn
Copper 0.049mg 0.017mg Corn
Manganese 0.167mg 0.243mg Red cabbage
Selenium 0.2µg 0.6µg Red cabbage
Vitamin A 263IU 1116IU Red cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 56µg Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.11mg Red cabbage
Vitamin C 5.5mg 57mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.093mg 0.064mg Corn
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.069mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 1.683mg 0.418mg Corn
Vitamin B5 0.792mg 0.147mg Corn
Vitamin B6 0.139mg 0.209mg Red cabbage
Folate 23µg 18µg Corn
Choline 29.1mg 17.1mg Corn
Vitamin K 0.4µg 38.2µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.012mg Corn
Threonine 0.133mg 0.039mg Corn
Isoleucine 0.133mg 0.034mg Corn
Leucine 0.358mg 0.046mg Corn
Lysine 0.141mg 0.049mg Corn
Methionine 0.069mg 0.014mg Corn
Phenylalanine 0.155mg 0.036mg Corn
Valine 0.191mg 0.048mg Corn
Histidine 0.091mg 0.024mg Corn
Saturated Fat 0.197g 0.021g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.374g 0.012g Corn
Polyunsaturated fat 0.603g 0.08g Corn

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Corn Red 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
36%
Red cabbage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Corn
14%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.71g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.176g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Corn
Corn contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
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. 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.