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Potato vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Potato and Cabbage

  • Potato has more Vitamin B6, Copper, Potassium, and Vitamin B3, while Cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 62% higher.
  • Cabbage contains 6 times less Copper than Potato. Potato contains 0.11mg of Copper, while Cabbage contains 0.019mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Potatoes, flesh and skin, 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
Potato
7
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Contains more Iron +72.3%
Contains more Potassium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Copper +478.9%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Contains more Iron +72.3%
Contains more Potassium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Copper +478.9%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%

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
Potato
4
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +353.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +4800%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +3700%
Contains more Folate +186.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 122% 6% 3% 0% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 0% 190% 33%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +353.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +4800%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +3700%
Contains more Folate +186.7%

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
18
Potato
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
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
12%
Potato
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
6%
Cabbage
Fats
0%
Potato
0%
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.
Potato Cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Potato Cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato
Potato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 86)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Cabbage Opinion
Calories 77 25 Potato
Protein 2.05 1.28 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.1 Cabbage
Vitamin C 19.7 36.6 Cabbage
Carbs 17.49 5.8 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 0.47 Potato
Calcium 12 40 Cabbage
Potassium 425 170 Potato
Magnesium 23 12 Potato
Sugar 0.82 3.2 Potato
Fiber 2.1 2.5 Cabbage
Copper 0.11 0.019 Potato
Zinc 0.3 0.18 Potato
Starch 15.29 0 Potato
Phosphorus 57 26 Potato
Sodium 6 18 Potato
Vitamin A 2 98 Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.01 0.15 Cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.061 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.04 Cabbage
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.234 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.212 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.124 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 76 Cabbage
Folate 15 43 Cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.034 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.017 Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.017 Potato
Tryptophan 0.021 0.011 Potato
Threonine 0.067 0.035 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 0.03 Potato
Leucine 0.098 0.041 Potato
Lysine 0.107 0.044 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.012 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.032 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.042 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.022 Potato
Fructose 0.26 1.45 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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.