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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 Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.2%
Contains more Potassium +150%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +478.9%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 31% 17% 25% 38% 1% 9% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Contains more Iron +72.3%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.2%
Contains more Potassium +150%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +478.9%
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 A +4800%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Folate +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3700%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 66% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 12% 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 +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +353.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +4800%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Folate +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3700%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 15.39g 3.3g Potato
Protein 2.05g 1.28g Potato
Fats 0.09g 0.1g Cabbage
Carbs 17.49g 5.8g Potato
Calories 77kcal 25kcal Potato
Starch 15.29g 0g Potato
Fructose 0.26g 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 0.82g 3.2g Potato
Fiber 2.1g 2.5g Cabbage
Calcium 12mg 40mg Cabbage
Iron 0.81mg 0.47mg Potato
Magnesium 23mg 12mg Potato
Phosphorus 57mg 26mg Potato
Potassium 425mg 170mg Potato
Sodium 6mg 18mg Potato
Zinc 0.3mg 0.18mg Potato
Copper 0.11mg 0.019mg Potato
Vitamin A 2IU 98IU Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.15mg Cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 19.7mg 36.6mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.061mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.04mg Cabbage
Vitamin B3 1.061mg 0.234mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295mg 0.212mg Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298mg 0.124mg Potato
Folate 15µg 43µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.011mg Potato
Threonine 0.067mg 0.035mg Potato
Isoleucine 0.066mg 0.03mg Potato
Leucine 0.098mg 0.041mg Potato
Lysine 0.107mg 0.044mg Potato
Methionine 0.032mg 0.012mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.032mg Potato
Valine 0.103mg 0.042mg Potato
Histidine 0.035mg 0.022mg Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.034g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.017g Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042g 0.017g Potato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Potato 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
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

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.

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.